Job Description :
Qa Engineer,

Parsippany, NJ

6+ Months Contract

Phone + In-Person


Would like candidates to have experience in the financials space, specifically around payments. They need to be well versed in SQL (will ask on interviews), good knowledge of XML as well and prefer JavaScript. Would like for them to know manual and automated testing. 3- 5 years experience

The QA Engineer is responsible for developing and implementing our comprehensive testing strategy for EPS’s product portfolio against aggressive delivery schedules. This role liaises with EPS project and engineering teams to develop, to define and write test plans, cases, results matrices, and validation plans. This requires performing functional analysis, designing test scripts, and executing tests in an integrated J2EE environment.
The QA Engineer role entails quality assurance leadership throughout the entire development lifecycle, including requirements gathering, development, manual and automated testing, and post-delivery test support. The individual will partner with development, product, release, and project management to understand business and system requirements to execute and deliver results following quality processes and guidelines.
Review and analyze requirements and technical documents, where available, by implementing and conducting formal requirements walkthroughs/inspections.
Learn, master and eventually take ownership of the internally developed test automation framework.
Develop and execute test plans, test cases and scripts for technical testing.
Define the scope and test approach/strategy for system, integration, data integrity and document the same.
Perform end-to-end and technical testing, coordination with various teams as needed.
Design manual UI test cases for system testing and document them in test management tool.
Define, build, and maintain test data sets and reusable test data libraries.
Log, track and manage issues throughout their lifecycle using JIRA.
Manage test environment usage, including coordinating with the release management and admin teams, for all changes to the test environment during test execution (e.g. new code builds, patches, upgrades, etc
Facilitate test meetings with system, development staff and business throughout to coordinate reviews, planning, and execution.

Basic Qualifications for Consideration:
We are looking for an individual who is inquisitive and who is innovative in their approach on how to maximize quality. The successful candidate must be creative in their thought process, with the ability to think outside the box. Other qualifications are:
Working knowledge of Java and J2EE fundamentals
Working knowledge of XML and scripting language (JavaScript preferred)
Strong data testing – SQL database query tools
Proven ability to create, design, and execute comprehensive and air-tight manual and automated tests plans, and automating regression test suites
Proven experience with defect tracking applications (JIRA preferred)
Familiarity testing within an Agile development environment desired.
Excellent knowledge of quality assurance principles, techniques and tools.
Solid oral and written communication skills to interact with all levels internally and externally.
Possesses a positive, quality-oriented, reliable, and flexible attitude.
Ability to hit the ground running with strong business acumen.
Knowledge of the Financial, Banking sector, specifically Payments Systems highly preferred

Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education:

3 to 5+ years of QA experience.
BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar.