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Junior Quality Assurance Tester

Prudential


Location:
Iselin, NJ
Date:
04/27/2017
Job Code:
374578
Prudential
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Position Title: Junior Quality Assurance Tester
Job Code: 374578
Job Location: New Jersey-Iselin
Description:

This position reports to a QA Manager within the Quality Assurance department which is part of Retirement Information Technology (RITS) team. This position can reside in one of our locations in Woodbridge, NJ, or Scranton, PA.

 

The Quality Assurance Tester is responsible for successful project delivery and adherence to all Retirement Quality Assurance standards and procedures. This encompasses leading the test efforts on our initiative projects, working closely with all project team members, and ensuring a high quality deliverable for our business partners. 

Responsibilities:

  • Performs the role of a QA tester across multiple applications, as assigned
  • Reviews all requirements and creates a test strategy for a project
  • Accountable for all test planning and test execution activities
  • Ability to provide multiple paths of testing utilizing a risked based approach
  • Identifies any potential test automation candidates that exist for each project
  • Generates a business coverage report to allow the business to understand the test strategy
  • Provide high quality estimates at three different project phase levels
  • Ensures test case peer reviews are completed and all action items get resolved
  • Generates a test execution forecast and manages to it, escalating if blocked from making progress
  • Provides UAT support and ensures that our customers are satisfied
  • Manages each project risk, mitigation plans and escalates appropriately
  • Compiles all project related metrics and distributes as required
  • Demonstrates sound project management practices and skills on each assignment

 


  • Project experience, either as a developer or tester, through work or school
  • Ability to develop automated tests
  • Self starter with ability to handle multiple priorities and projects
  • High level understanding of QA methodology and test environments
  • Proactive communicator - ability to raise Issues in a professional manner
  • Able to work effectively as part of a geographically dispersed team
  • Ability to work independently with minimal management oversight
  • Takes ownership of tasks and issues and sees them through to successful conclusion escalating where appropriate
  • Willingness and desire to learn 

Technical Requirements:

  • Technical background, either through work or school experience
  • Understanding of Financial Services preferred
  • Experience working with various technologies (e.g., UNIX, Client/Server Apps, Web based ETL) preferred
  • Experience in Test Automation (e.g., QTP, SOAP UI) or test automation technology preferred
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

 


Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

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

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Information Technology
Schedule: Full-time
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