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Quality Test Engineer III- Accuity- Evanston

IT/Technical & Product Development
Reed Business Information
ACC000JZ Requisition #
Quality Assurance Test Engineer III – Java Application Automation Testing

Evanston, IL

Why Work at Accuity?
“Among the top 10 US employers in the technology sector according to a recent Forbes survey”
If looking to do more automation, this is your role! We are testing Java based web applications and looking for someone interested in being a developer in test and increasing automation testing experience. Accuity is growing! Not content with being a $240m market leading online brand we are growing our product portfolio and seeking QA Engineers to join our Evanston IL office. Accuity is a leading brand within Reed Business Information, world top-100 ‘online superpowers’ and part of FTSE100 RELX media and publishing group.
Seeking Quality Test Engineer III with Software Development experience who can work in a fast-paced, agile, cutting-edge work environment. Senior Quality Test Engineer will work closely with our development group in a highly collaborative work environment. Selected person will participate in every project and take part in the decisions concerning project scope, direction, readiness, etc. Engineers exercise ownership, accountability, innovation, commitment to projects. Successful candidate will hit ground running and have proven track record of QA for enterprise web applications.
Daily Responsibilities:
  • Performing testing activities for multiple projects and mentoring junior QA staff
  • Writing automated functional tests as part of agile/sprint development process
  • Reviewing software applications objectively, working with Business Analysts and End-Users to understand requirements and come up with BDD style acceptance criteria, draft test scenarios, End to End tests, Regression test packs to track overall test execution of the market-leading products to the aviation sector
  • Creating and executing detailed test plans/test matrices/test scripts and recording /tracking of defects for design and development of various projects, while working within Agile/Scrum System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Managing test of enterprise class web applications, browser compatibility and managing test activities using various tools including JIRA, Jenkins, etc.
  • Working with cross-functional teams and colleagues from variety of technical and commercial functions to make team more agile and build greater understanding and closer relationships between technology and other business areas
Skills & Experience:
  • Strong QA experience, including creating test cases and plans and executing same, defect reporting, tracking. analyzing stack traces, code, log-files, artifacts
  • Experience writing quality object-oriented code for testing purposes using Java
  • Experience in software testing, including Agile/Scrum development lifecycle
  • Experience in performing data-driven QA
  • Experience in SQL and database testing
  • Knowledge of testing applications holding files with huge sets of data
  • Experience identifying improvements in the test and development processes, and from there, building the necessary automated tools to address improvements
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, HTTP, Java, JavaScript, XML, AJAX
  • Strong knowledge of Core Java, JavaScript and related technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of testing frameworks like Selenium, TestNG and BDD.
  • Deep knowledge of Internet technologies
  • Experience with White Box Testing, XML
  • Experience with build tools such as Maven, Git and Jenkins.
  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams.
  • Experience on multi-threaded enterprise class Java/J2EE application, Code Driven Test Automation Framework
  • Solid understanding of Service Oriented Architectures (SOAs)
  • Understanding of databases and services including the ability to programmatically interact with data formats that may include XML and JSON
  • Knowledge of version control (VC) systems for VC of test/development artifacts.
  • Ability to speak-up regarding test activities and mentor and coach junior QA staff
  • Excellent knowledge of Performance and Load testing methods and techniques
  • Write and implement acceptance criteria. Write automation test cases that verify functional and non-functional requirements of a feature.
  • Experience participating in architecture and design of feature early in development cycle with influence to drive quality and adherence to specifications
  • Align with/support test process to ensure consistent applications across QA team
  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent and overlapping projects.
  • Comfortable and willing to stay on top of advancements in technology, design practices, and architecture, as well as the latest software and networking processes, tools, and methods for keeping up with/applying to role and for making recommendations to enhance current products and engineering practices
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • B.S. in computer science, engineering, information systems or a related discipline or demonstrable equivalent experience
The Company
Accuity sits within RBI and is currently RBI’s ‘leading brand’ with 750+ staff and $240+m revenue. RBI is a leading fast-growth provider of data and analytics, solving business problems for businesses globally, and Accuity offers a suite of innovative solutions for payment and compliance professionals. Specifically, for compliance professionals Accuity manages risk and compliance by way of providing comprehensive data and software for protection of business reputations. And, specifically for payments professionals, Accuity optimizes payment processes by way of providing flexible tools for smooth, accurate, efficient processing of payments globally.
To learn more about Accuity or RBI, visit www.accuity.com or www.reedbusiness.com. The Accuity portfolio offers industry-leading solutions from the Fircosoft, Bankers Almanac and NRS brands. Specifically, payments portfolio includes Bankers Almanac for Payments and allows for clients to process payments to and from anywhere in the world with confidence, and the Almanac suite of payments solutions is powered by accurate and up-to-date financial institution data and routing information trusted throughout the industry. Specifically, risk and compliance portfolio includes: Fircosoft, solution for financial crime compliance screening, including  transaction/account/trade screening to help businesses manage risk and protect business reputation; and, Bankers Almanac for Risk and Compliance, solution for financial counterparty, including KYC data and tools


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