Senior QA Analyst (SQL/API)

Depends on Experience

Contract: Independent, W2

  • Work from home



Job Description

Senior QA Analyst opportunity on a long term contract or contract to hire basis with our financial services client based in the Minneapolis, MN area.
Work environment: in-office 1-2 days/week
Client's work authorization requirements: holder

Skills/Responsibility areas:

  • 5+ years in QA for SOAP and/or REST API architecture.
  • API/service testing and automation experience using an industry tool (e.g. SOAP UI, Postman, etc.)
    • Extensive experience with Groovy Scripting for creating test scripts
    • Understanding of existing automation and taking it forward
    • Writing assertions and conditional statements
    • Parameterizing the tests and providing request parameters via a file
    • Verifying/comparing API output with Stored Proc output or a static file
  • Understand data mappings in mapping documents and ask questions if there are any
  • Ability to use ReadyAPI (preferred) or any other API automation tool will be an advantage
  • Heavy SQL experience with MS SQL Server and Oracle in a complex enterprise environment (multiple DBs)
  • Effective interpersonal skills and experience in working directly with business SMEs and Data Architects
  • Articulate problem statements and discuss/triage into solution along with developers
  • Engage and discuss with data architects/developers/SMEs, ask questions and get the information required
  • Quick learner and ready to take new challenges.

Additional Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Excellent collaboration skills, building relationships with the business and development team
  • Excellent analytical skills, must be able to dig deep and understand stand the strategy
  • Lead the QA efforts for planning, writing test cases and test execution along with status reports
  • Coordinate/collaborate automation solutions
  • Experience in GIT and DevOps