CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Application Quality Analyst in Washington, District Of Columbia

Application Quality Analyst

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Category:Testing/Quality Assurance

City:Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Position ID:J0318-0680

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI has an immediate need for an Application Quality Analyst to join our financial services team in Washington, DC. This is an exciting full-time opportunity to work in a fast-paced team environment supporting one of the largest leaders in the secondary mortgage industry. We take an innovative approach to supporting our client, working side-by-side in an agile environment using emerging technologies.

This is the chance to further advance your career. Why?

  • We work with 22 of the top 30 banks globally

  • 20 of the top 25 banks in the Americas

  • 19 of the top 20 banks in Europe

  • Full-time opportunity to become a member of an organization w/$10 billion+ in annual revenues

  • 70,000 employees in 40 countries

We're offering a complete benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid vacation, etc.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The Application Quality Analyst will be an integral member of Finance Business Analytics and will be responsible for coordinating and executing system test activities. This includes crafting and translating test strategies into test plans and schedules; creating test scripts/cases/data; executing test scripts; providing timely reporting which would also include the creation of standard docs such as RTMs/FRMs, test summary reports, etc.; and conducting status calls.

The candidate will ensure that all activities comply with general testing "best practices" and adhere to company policies, procedures, and guidelines.

The Application Quality Analyst must have good interpersonal skills so as to establish and maintain close working relationships with business and technology team members. The need to be a detail-oriented, self-starter with strong organizational and analytical skills and to be able to handle multiple responsibilities in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment is a must.

  • Evaluate business requirement and technical specification documents in order to craft test strategies and LOE assessments which would account for, durations, constraints, assumptions, etc. that are needed in order to fulfill test objectives

  • Review and validate design specifications so as to ensure requirements traceability and to determine application/component functional readiness requirements

  • Create and maintain test plans that define test objectives, methods and tools to be employed for the assigned project

  • Create or contribute to the definition of detailed project schedules, conveying clearly defined milestones for test preparation, execution, and compliance reporting activities and deliverables

  • Execute assigned tasks in harmony with the test schedule

  • Lead and/or participate in the creation, distribution, and walkthrough of software test cases, scripts and other documents surrounding testing activities and ensure that all testing activities and deliverables are conducted/produced in compliance with company standards, to include:

Organization, coordination, and participation in test plan/case reviews, design and preparation of test data, progress reporting against assigned tasks, raising, recording and retesting defects

Influence the use of automation tools to manage problems, develop test cases, execute regression and load testing, and facilitate the creation of supporting documents

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • 6+ years of hands-on experience as a software tester

  • Solid understanding of and practical experience with systems development methodologies (e.g., Waterfall, Agile), as well as a strong understanding of configuration and release management concepts

  • Strong organizational skills, conveying keen attention to detail and follow through; excellent written and oral communication skills with an ability to interface with multiple levels of management on both technology and business related issues

  • Proficiency Quality Center/Test Director for writing test cases, test execution and defect tracking

  • Strong RDBMS knowledge (e.g., Oracle, MS SQL and MySQL) and practical experience testing on Windows and Unix platforms

  • Strong, hands-on knowledge/experience with office automation tools such as MS Project, MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Word Required

  • Proficiency with SQL - 3 - 5 years

  • Proficiency with SAS is a must have in order to be considered - 3 - 5 years

Education:

BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com .

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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Skills:

  • Configuration Management

  • Detail-oriented

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft Office

  • Microsoft Project

  • Microsoft Word

  • Release Management

  • Windows

  • Microsoft PowerPoint

  • RDBMS Concepts

  • SAS

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CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at USEmploymentCompliance@cgi.com . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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