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Test Engineer with API

First Data Atlanta, GA
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Description

 

First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world's largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year. First Data is committed to staying at the forefront of our industry, and we are innovating a wide range of next-generation commerce technology solutions to help our clients better detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending patterns and build customer loyalty. There are many exciting opportunities for talented individuals who would like to join our team and play a meaningful role in helping us shape the future of global commerce.


First Data's Product Development, Client Solutions and Technology functions are responsible for innovation and advancement of our technology solutions across all of our client segments, and make a critical contribution to ensuring that First Data retains its position as a leading technology innovator. Our Product Development teams are responsible for end-to-end ownership of the product life cycle. Our Client Solutions teams deliver global solutions and expertise that make commerce possible. Our Technology teams develop a wide range of applications and solutions that enable next-generation commerce and create the infrastructure of the global commerce ecosystem. They also ensure that our data remains secure through their work in cyber-security

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Functional: Manages a QA testing project. Understands and communicates the scope of testing required to meet the needs of the project or desired business capabilities. Reviews and approves test plans. Assists with managing post-design scope changes and resolving issues throughout the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Builds a knowledge base or proficiency framework on the test team(s) and applications and acquire subject matter expertise on the overall line of business pertaining to the test team(s). Analyzes and prioritizes defects based upon business and programming specifications.

  • Technical: Performs QA testing activities to include: planning, design, scripting, execution, debugging and reporting tasks. Leads, develops, monitors, and executes test activities for small to medium sized projects. Provides guidance to team members on the scripting and execution activities to accomplish the test plan and design requirements. Researches new tools and testing approaches, and executes upon/monitoring the implementation of such items. Post test execution activities include error debugging, reporting needs and internal and external communications.

Scope of Job

Works with multiple programs/systems on projects of moderate to high complexity within multiple development environments. Demonstrate high productivity and the ability to effectively multi-task across different initiatives. Provides technical leadership, mentoring and coaching to less experienced individuals. Oversees training of team members.


Autonomy

Works independently with senior management and technical groups globally. Utilization of business, functional and/or technical expertise to effectively develop and execute the test strategy and planning activities.


 

Job Requirements

  • 6+years of related Technical experience. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience and/or Certifications. Project Management experience.
  • Technical: Subject Matter expert in mainframe and/or distributed automation/performance testing.
  • Experience with API
  • Extensive knowledge of information systems elements (hardware, software, network) and their application to business functions/processes. Knowledge of automated testing tools, database concepts and MS Office.
  • Informed and cognizant of the key processes in the business and the business rules that impact the development and/or implementation of information systems.
  • Moderate to high level knowledge of business rules and programming logic in order to effectively trouble shoot defects that arise. Drives continuous improvement through all processes, including but not limited to, team standards, test planning, resourcing and test execution, as well as debugging, metric collection, and reporting.

Competencies

  • Operational Functions

First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer

(Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)


 

Job Details

Date Posted August 4, 2017
Date Closes September 7, 2017
Requisition 2081964
Located In Atlanta, GA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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