DST Systems Software QA Engineer in United States
The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.
That's where you'll find SS&C, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.
If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.
Acting as a testing analyst in one or more aspects (Functional or Technical) relevant to the DST Wealth Management Stack of Applications
Performing Quality Assurance and Testing tasks relating to Business and IT change across the full software delivery lifecycle (SDLC), in accordance with DST QA standards and assuring the work of others to ensure conformance to these standards – typically covering more than one system or area of functional or Business change and at the system test, integration test or user acceptance test level.
Analysing Business Requirements, assessing the quality of these to ensure they are Cohesive, Comprehensive, Concise, Clear and Correct, and assuring the work of others to ensure conformance to standards.
Drafting, reviewing and ensuring traceability of test scenarios and test scripts back to specific items within the Business Requirements using HP ALM. Where necessary gaining sign-off from appropriate teams concerning the validity of scripts/scenarios.
Execution of test scripts as created by self or other team members, capturing test evidence and recording success criteria and/or defects using HP ALM, and assuring the work of others to ensure conformance to standards.
Managing defects through the triage process and ensuring defect information added to HP ALM is complete and correct. Performing re-test executions following the resolution of defects found in previous cycles of execution and properly recording results.
Training and assisting others with QA skills, functional and technical knowledge. Supporting less experienced staff, validating and reviewing their work. In particular, you will be called upon to mentor BPO staff in junior QA roles on secondment.
To participate in using DST-wide QA standard practices, policies and approaches to define the technical details of a QA plan within a particular Project or Programme of IT change under the supervision of a senior/management resource.
Take responsibility for the management of your own assigned work – managing your own timescales in order to meet deadlines, monitoring and reporting the progress of your own work, working autonomously within the boundaries of the role and seeking assistance and support where appropriate.
Participate in driving the application of quality standards and good practice at peer-level across the IT and Business organizations.
Developing your own understanding and skills in respect of a range of testing disciplines. Working closely with experts in other domains and specialist QAs in order to promote and share knowledge across the department.
Representing the QA department in a technical capacity during inter-disciplinary interactions (e.g. meetings, daily calls, defect triage, progress reporting), occasionally at a senior level.
Managing your own performance, career and personal development - in conjunction with your line manager and in reference to the DST standard frameworks for these.
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SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.