Testing Specialist Job Description

Testing Specialist Job Description

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Testing specialist provides technical operational expertise for assessing proposed application upgrades utilizing knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving technical (hardware, software, application or operational).

Testing Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Requires thorough technical, analytical and operational knowledge within the QA area of accountability with specific responsibilities for design, development and implementation of test strategies to mitigate technical risk
Configure and prepare proper performance monitoring tools and metrics (Sitescope, Diagnostics, ..)
Understands all of the cross-program dependencies (both within Asset Servicing and outside of Asset Servicing)
Sets the testing strategy considering timelines, impacts, and risk
Is visible, accessible and provides guidance, encouragement, and feedback
Focuses on stakeholder management, managing relationships and conflict resolution at the program level
Recommends ongoing resource allocation (e.g., human, capital) across streams consistent with the long term vision, including mix of tactical vs
Balances input from specialists (e.g., Change Management, Technology) for optimal execution strategy, planning and delivery
Thoughtfully and meaningfully consults with stakeholders across the organization to help reach key decisions
Raise awareness for our testing environment needs, and build the business case with IT to ensure the environments can be built in a manner for the programs to be successful

Testing Specialist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Testing Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CSTE, CTFL, RST, PMP, ISTQB, III, NICET, CISSP, ISEB, COMPTIA

Education for Testing Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the testing specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Computer Science, Education, Business, Engineering, Military, Technical, Information Systems, Design, Management, Information Technology

Skills for Testing Specialist

Desired skills for testing specialist include:

Tools
Anticipating
Approaches
Techniques for recognizing
Ability to leverage that information in creating customized customer solutions
Operational
Process problems
Resolving organizational
Values and practices that align customer needs and satisfaction as primary considerations in all business decisions
Ability to create

Desired experience for testing specialist includes:

Responsible for performing and leading the integration, system, and regression testing of software for both manual and automated test execution
Responsible for partnering with project/product management for resource ramp up/ramp down, identifying resources/skills, resource allocation, task assignment/delegation as part of agile delivery
Maintain schedules and coordinates activities for project efforts while maintaining high quality execution
Lead other QA team members in primary and offshore locations
Assess readiness and deviation of project performance based on risks and the test results
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field or Military Experience

Testing Specialist Examples

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Testing Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of testing specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for testing specialist
  • Apply knowledge Methods and approaches for sharing information through the use of IT assets, project management concepts, methods and practices, EA concepts and principles, and multiple IT disciplines sufficient to develop major components of the EA plan including strategic drivers, current and target architectures, the sequencing plan, architectural segments and reference models and standards
  • Responsible for following best practices around testing, defect tracking, test suite maintainability, and quality
  • Create testing solutions that can be reused effectively and efficiently
  • Accurately estimate testing time through proper channels based on skill-sets of team and schedule
  • Involvement with projects from project planning and kickoff through project delivery
  • Responsible for maintaining automated tests
  • Manage own time and the time of other testers on projects according to estimates developed during project planning
  • Must display ability to prioritize tasks effectively
  • Ability to adapt to projects that may fall outside of existing technology skills, and show willing to learn new skills
  • Works within the policies and standards regarding sampling methodologies
Qualifications for testing specialist
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in testing with a firm understanding of functional end-to-end testing, system testing, batch processing, user acceptance testing, and regression
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with various project management methodologies, including Agile methodologies and supporting techniques
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience business processes and related systems supporting either Credit Card, Commercial Bank, Retail Bank, or Finance industries
  • 5+ years experience performing Quality Assurance functions with demonstrated experience in Software Development Lifecycle quality deliver with direct leadership experience
  • Experience in SQL, UNIX, Mainframe, DB2, SAS, Cobol, Java, Selenium, .NET, VB, XML, HTML, Oracle, MS Access, Windows, Mobile/Digital Solutions
  • At least 1 year experience Database Technologies, SQL / RDBMS
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Testing Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of testing specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for testing specialist
  • Provide L3 engineering support for those tools
  • Maintain up to date and accurate documentation of all entrusted Testing Tools and their assent information in CMDB
  • Provide estimates of testing for Agile initiatives
  • Performing testing PMO activities
  • Basic technical installations and configurations
  • Maintains awareness of activities by routine direct observation of testing laboratories
  • Create various testing documentation, including test cases, test scenarios, test metrics, defects, test summary reports
  • Expected to have strong knowledge in IT V&V assignments
  • Support individual releases and realize requirements into production
  • SME for multiple platforms
Qualifications for testing specialist
  • 4 years experience Database Technologies, SQL / RDBMS
  • Bachelor's degree in Science / Engineering or equivalent work experience required or Military Experience
  • At least 2 years UNIX experience with J2EE web hosted solutions and .NET applications
  • At least 2 years of experience with performance test simulations, performance analysis, performance tuning, performance monitoring in a n-tier environment
  • Demonstrated experience with business processes and related systems supporting either Commercial Bank, Retail Bank, Credit Card or Finance industries is an important plus experience with testing Mainframe Applications/Databases desirable
  • Desirable knowledge of HTTP, DNS, Networking ISO tree, and system resources measurement
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Testing Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a testing specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for testing specialist
  • Under the supervision of Sr
  • Liaise with the team Business Analysts to identify the use cases
  • Analyze IT requirements, functional specifications, and technical design documents in order to design a comprehensive set of functional, user acceptance, regression tests scenarios
  • Documentation and/or validation of use cases
  • Planning and scripting of the tests
  • Documentation of tests plans as per the CMMI methodology & AGILE knowledge (nice to have)
  • Requirements gathering for test design and analysis for testability
  • Perform software and system testing activities on regulated medical device
  • Provide estimates of the test activities
  • Identify and escalate risks in time to the Test Manager or Project Leader or Project Manager
Qualifications for testing specialist
  • Serviceable Knowledge of WebLogic/IIS/Tomcat/JBoss/WebSphere measurement desired
  • Familiarity with Agile development & delivery methodologies
  • At least 1 year experience in testing with a firm understanding of functional end to end testing, system testing, batch processing, user acceptance testing, and regression
  • Certified Tester Certification
  • 2 years of experience in Developer and tester
  • Do you have 1+ years of experience with Agile Methodology?
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Testing Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of testing specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for testing specialist
  • Performs the role of a Specialist by ensuring the consistency and efficient integration of the separate modules/features of software that meets the Subsystem specification
  • Performs the role of a Requirements Engineer by analysing and understanding the Functional Requirements Specification for testability
  • Owns and manages the testing activities for back end
  • Aware of at least 2 formal estimation techniques
  • Automation tooling experience to enhance productivity
  • To ensure control of NC Products
  • Create test plans and test strategies for scope to be delivered by the Scrum team
  • Own the setup and maintenance of test data and environments
  • Takes the complete Ownership of the features/modules and ensures high quality deliverables
  • Atleast 4 years of experience in test design, review and approval
Qualifications for testing specialist
  • 1 years of experience with QC/ALM or 1 year of experience with QTP/UFT or 1 year of experience with SoapUI
  • Basic knowledge in Experience in Relational database and Application Server, DB2/Oracle and WAS
  • At least 4 years’ with Jira or At least 4 years’ with ALM or At least 4 years’ with QC or At least 4 years’ with Selenium or At least 4 years’ with Automation Suites
  • 4 years’ experience performing Quality Assurance functions with demonstrated experience in Agile Software Development Lifecycle quality deliver with direct leadership experience
  • At least 5 years’ experience with ATDD, Cucumber, Junit, SOAP UI, Selenium/Webdriver, Protractor, TestNG, Jmeter, Junit or Postman
  • At least 1 Year experience in Database technologies RDBMS, SQL, No-SQL, RDS, PostgreSQL, MongoDB or DynamoDB
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Testing Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of testing specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for testing specialist
  • Communicate with vendors (both domestic and import) to ensure items are sent in for testing
  • Document the results from testing
  • Apply and/or develop highly advanced data access routines to extract data from source systems for monitoring operations compliance to banking Laws, Rules and Regulations
  • Supporting the development and redevelopment delivery of samples to Test Execution resources for the EIT portfolio
  • Assists in the preparation and conduct of Quality Assurance (QA) testing of new or modified applications/systems across multiple computing environments (e.g., host based, distributed systems, client server)
  • Assists in the preparation and conduct of QA reviews and the development of test plans and test scripts
  • Meet or exceed scheduled deadlines for fulfillment files to vendors and internal support to ensure compliance
  • Responsible for the review and management of daily fulfillment data and PDF files including mail merges
  • Assist with the template format and set up
  • Responsible for updating fulfillment dashboard activities daily
Qualifications for testing specialist
  • Write test reports and other documentation (including revised and new SOPs)
  • Train junior production personnel
  • Preparation of samples and standards for tuning and calibration of the instrument
  • Participating in instrument integration operations as necessary
  • Business knowledge in insurance space (Issuers, Plans, Enrollments)
  • Related working experience is considered as an advantage

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