Jun 18, 2022

Test Strategist

  • IPC
  • Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
Staff/Principal/Lead QA

Job Description

We are looking for a Test Strategist to dive into the requirements of the Quality Engineering department, and design and develop manual regression tests to be implemented in a new platform. You'll work with Software Development groups, QE Automation Engineers, and in-house and overseas contracted personnel.

This is a hybrid role based in our Fairfield, CT office.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Design and develop a cost effective, long-term test strategy promoting reusable components, low maintenance costs, high efficiency and scalability.
  • Create effective test strategy and planning to ensure software quality following business, technical and functional requirements.
  • Collaborate with agile team providing input for product backlog, sprint planning, story development, demos and team retrospective.
  • Define entrance criteria and definition of “done” for QA deliverables
  • Create test estimates and define reusable test assets
  • Proactively manage testing for high visible products under tight deadlines
  • Identify risk, bottlenecks in the test execution during architecture, planning and design
  • Work with and support off-shore and on-shore manual resources
  • Interact closely with development and quality engineers to design and execute test plans
  • Conduct test case reviews ensuring quality engineers follow standards
  • Coach junior engineers in test methodologies, tools and techniques.
  • Participate in defect review and defect resolution meetings advocating for customers and high-quality products.
  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis of escapes and implement a test strategy to remediate issues.

What You Need for this Position

  • Experience writing test plans and test cases
  • Solid understanding of white-box, functional, system, performance, regression, and operational testing
  • 1+ year experience with VoIP telephony.
  • Bachelor of CS or Engineering

        Bonus Points For:

  • Experience in IP and networking protocols and architectures
  • Experience in security, including security of networks, servers, and VoIP systems
  • Working knowledge of Windows and UNIX preferably Solaris and/or Linux operating systems
  • Linux, Windows, UNIX, Cisco, SQL, Avaya or Nortel PBX Administration

What's in It For You

  • Outstanding benefits including 401K, full health insurance, commuter benefits, and generous PTO.
  • IPC is growing fast, with over a thousand employees.
  • Award-winning trading communications platform powering the global financial market.

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