Position Description Overview
Technical testing team supports the test team by managing the test environments. Test environment management includes environment maintenance, test data mining, provisioning, sanitization, batch cycle execution and test process automation.
- Functional\: Manages a 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 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.
- 6+years of related Technical experience. Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience and/or Certifications. Project Management experience. Technical\: Subject Matter expert in mainframe and/or distributed automation/performance testing. 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.
- JCL, /PROCS, Syncsort, Cobol, Filemaster, DB2, SQL, OPTIM, ESP, Endevor, MS Office Suite, CLIST, REXX, Intertest, TOAD, ODBC and CLASS application knowledge is preferred.
- Core Application Systems
First Data (NYSE\: FDC) is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in more than 100 countries around the world. The companys 22,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the worlds largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 3,000 transactions per second and $2.4 trillion per year. To learn more about First Data, visit FirstData.com.
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