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Technical QA & Testing Lead

Job Description

Technical QA & Testing Lead

The Technical QA & Testing Lead is a direct hire opportunity with one of our clients in Cary, NC. Target salary range is $85,000 - $110,000 with one of the best benefits packages in town. Relocation assistance is available as is sponsorship for people with at least 28 months remaining on their current visa.

In order to meet accelerating regulatory, competitive, and architectural challenges, we are seeking an experienced Technical QA & Testing Lead to join the team. This position will cover end-to-end QA against global requirements for systems, including test-case design and documentation, test-pack maintenance, manual testing of new functionality, issue reporting and management, manual regression-testing and sign-off, automated-testing management, and primary responsibility for the care and feeding of all test environments. Candidates should demonstrate both strong technical skills (including coding experience) and excellent problem-solving abilities.

If you are a smart, self-motivated individual who is keen to make a difference, we would love to speak to you. We seek people with a genuine interest in the application of technology to solve real-world, mission-critical problems. Our teams develop using an agile methodology, working on short development cycles towards frequent, high-quality deliverables. You will participate in the full software development lifecycle – from business-requirements analysis, to solution design, prototyping, development, testing, and production – in close collaboration with development teams, functional analysts, business analysts, and key business stakeholders.

Job Requirements

Essential Technical Skills of the Technical QA & Testing Lead:
  • 5+ years QA/testing experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with both Unix/Linux and Windows platforms
  • Development experience with Java, C#, and/or SQL (Oracle)
  • Experience with JIRA and Quality Center/ALM
  • Experience with testing distributed, clustered applications

Desired Skills Technical QA & Testing Lead:
  • WebLogic (clustering, connection pools, administration)
  • Market data distribution APIs (ThomsonReuters RMDS/TREP)
  • Experience with messaging middleware (Tibco EMS, TibRV)
  • Familiarity with TradeWeb, Bloomberg, Reuters market systems
  • Experience with version control and build systems (SVN, Maven)
  • Experience with test automation and performance/load testing

Experience of the Technical QA & Testing Lead:
  • Fixed Income and Credit Derivatives experience
  • Experience working within an Agile development environment
  • Experience working with a globally dispersed development team
  • Native-/web-client and app-server/standalone component testing
  • Strong commercial aptitude/awareness
  • Appreciation of the business drivers for technology
  • Undergraduate degree in computer science or a related discipline (mathematics, engineering, physics) or equivalent experience
  • ISTQB Certification in Software Testing (Foundation Level) desirable but not essential

Apply for this position now through CareerBuilder, or by sending a Word resume to Marlon Kiel at mkiel AT To help ensure a timely response, include the reference code CBMK-4723 in the subject heading of your email message.

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Job Snapshot

Contact Name Marlon Kiel
Contact Phone (919)981-6200 X321
Post Date 9/25/2014
Location Cary, NC
Base Pay $85,000.00 - $110,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation Yes
Industry Computer Software, Banking - Financial Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID CBMK-4723
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