Sr Quality Assurance Software Tester

US-WA-Tukwila
1 month ago
Job Title
Sr Quality Assurance Software Tester
Category
Information Technology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

BECU Opening Statement

How would you like to be part of an organization where member values and company values are one and the same? Whose culture encourages and expects employees to advocate for our members -- which has made us the most trusted and respected financial institution throughout the communities we serve and support. That’s BECU—where we put Members First.

We’re looking for dynamic, passionate, engaged employees who value doing what’s right to serve our members – and take pride in knowing that our success depends on everyone who comes to work with us each day.

BECU is one of the nation’s leading credit unions, serving our Members for over 80 years. We know our people are what make us special, and we seek to employ those who want to make a difference. If that’s you, then read on…

Summary

The Sr. Quality Assurance (QA) Software Tester is responsible for providing information to stakeholders, including data, coverage and test results regarding the quality of software/products or services under test. The Sr. QA Software Tester designs, creates, maintains and executes functional test cases, test suites and test plans to determine if the software/product or service meets defined requirements.  This position is also responsible for conducting training, leading the QA team on large scale projects and leading continuous improvement initiatives relating to streamlining testing and reporting processes.

In this job, you will

• Perform all responsibilities in accordance with BECU’s Competencies and Information Protection requirements.
• Develop, manage and execute test plans that provide comprehensive test coverage at the product and system level.
• Using all forms of requirement documentation, create the test requirements that serve as acceptance criteria for Business, Product Management and/or Digital Channel stakeholders.
• Create and execute test cases, scenarios, and scripts, both manual and automated, which exercise the requirements under test.
• Using defect tracking software, manage defect reporting.
• Produce reporting of test preparation activities, test execution, adherence to test schedule as published in the test plan, defect information, and other data significant to test progress
• Represent QA Team on cross-department quality initiatives and test environment planning.
• Serve as an escalation point for QA Software Tester for test planning and execution issues and project team issues.
• Lead large and complex projects.
• Review and audit QA software test planning and execution.
• Conduct training and best practice sessions with QA Team.
• Maintain a general knowledge of Credit Union departments and how they interact with each other.
• Maintain a thorough knowledge of BECU software applications, products, services and processes.
• Maintain a general knowledge with all federal and state regulations that affect software testing standards.
• Coordinate with project stakeholders to develop and maintain test schedules within established project management methodologies.
• Maintain the software testing leadership role within project teams.
• Maintain effective communication with all Credit Union employees to ensure coordination and exchange of information for accomplishing Credit Union goals.
• For the purpose of attaining Credit Union goals, it is the responsibility of each employee to strive for the continuous improvement of processes and quality of service.
• Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

• Ability to create and perform both manual and automated tests as well as familiarity with both methodologies.
• Proficient with test management software tools.
• Ability to perform defect reporting and tracking and use defect software.
• Ability to lead all test related meetings with all levels of staff.
• Excellent analytical, planning and software development lifecycle skills.
• Basic knowledge of SQL and other data retrieval methods.
• Proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and strong Excel skills.
• Excellent verbal and written skills to effectively communicate in the English language.
• Ability to present a professional image to management, staff and vendors.
• Ability to work independently, and as a team player, while using discretion in decision making and sound judgment in problem solving.
• Ability to effectively communicate information to individuals and groups.
• Excellent interpersonal skills to ensure issues are handled in a fair, consistent manner.
• Effective leadership skills.
• Excellent computer related and developmental skills, with the ability to learn new software.
• Full-time hours required, with additional hours as necessary to accomplish objectives, goals, and projects.
• B.A. or B.S. degree in Computer Science, or equivalent work or educational experience.
• Software Testing Certification preferred.
• Minimum five years of experience in the software testing industry.
• Minimum five years of technical project experience, testing through a full system development life cycle.
• Minimum five years of experience with business unit specific acceptance testing.
• Minimum five years of experience using test management software.
• Project management experience preferred.
• Loan or collection system or banking/credit union experience is preferred.

EEO Statement

BECU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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