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QA Automation Engineer
Ref No.: 13-00404
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/04/2014
Title: QA Automation Engineer
Location: Boston MA
Position: Perm
Comp: Commensurate with experience

Client: Top Asset Management Firm


Position Overview
We are seeking talented and motivated individuals who love challenging work in an environment that offers opportunities to work directly with investment professionals to create innovative solutions. Client offers excellent compensation, benefits, and a work environment that fosters teamwork and excellence.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Apply appropriate automated verification and validation methods to improve and ensure the quality of clients product suite
- Develop automated and manual tests
- Run daily regression suites and analyze results
- Report defects to project teams as they are identified
- Collect and effectively communicate testing metrics

REQUIREMENTS
- Minimum 5 years Quality Assurance automation experience
- Financial Services Industry experience a plus; particularly within the business of mutual funds and hedge funds
- Knowledge of SQL; relational database experience
- Experience testing in Java, C#, .NET environments with and without web services
- Proficiency in C#, Java
- Experience in creating automated Coded UI tests leveraging Visual Studio
- Experience leveraging TFS 2010 Test Manager, Fitnesse, Spec Flow and/or Cucumber
- Proficiency in Powershell a plus
- Experience programming with Visual Studio and Eclipse a plus
- Proven ability to work effectively in an Agile project team setting
- Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written
- Applicant must be well organized and self-motivated
- Outstanding interpersonal skills
- Ability to multi-task
- Ability to mentor other QA staff