Sr. QA Engineer
Location:
Foster City , California
Posted:
August 26, 2017
Reference:
110602313
Company Description
Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind - making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa's sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

Job Description
The QA Engineer position within Merchant Acquirer and Processing test engineering team is an individual contributor role based in our Foster City office and will focus on platform quality assurance and test automation. The selected candidate will be fully responsible for testing, automation and quality assurance of platform applications built on Java EE technologies. Candidate must be flexible and willing to switch tasks based on team's needs.

Key Responsibilities:
Test planning and Test strategy development using industry best practices
Develop test automation of test plans, scenarios and scripts, and manage test artifacts/deliverables.
Develop plans, schedules, metrics, data needs and scenarios for end to end integration testing including areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, or usability
Perform quality assurance testing inclusive of unit, systems, integration and regression testing, and support the development of automated test scripts to be used to automate regression testing.
Manage QA environments and perform application deployment and troubleshooting.
Work with project managers to provide QA estimates, schedule planning and providing status updates
Support agile ceremonies: sprint planning, daily stand ups, sprint review and sprint retrospective.
Provide technical insights to support release planning, including user stories breakdown, tasks assignment, and backlog grooming, through elicitation and clarifications of user stories and requirements with business stakeholders and communication of IT dependencies.
Log software defects in the Visa standard defect tracking tool (JIRA/ClearQuest) and work with development team on defect resolution
Participate in design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems
Participate in code reviews with team members.
Provide support to User Acceptance Testing in terms of data set up and support activities.
Perform walkthrough of QA test results with finance business partners
Developing new tools and processes to ensure quality goals are met
Work collaboratively with other QA teams for integration testing activities

Qualifications
Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or relevant field required
• 2 to 4 years hands on experience developing and testing complex Web Applications integrated with backend Database Oracle utilizing Java, Spring JavaScript, CSS and experience with unit test and quality assurance test automation with such tools as Testng, Selenium, and/or Cucumber, Ruby. Developing keywords and utilities in java.
• Strong knowledge of database query tools and able to write and run complex queries in Oracle database for data validation
• Knowledge of UNIX and shell scripts
• Knowledge of test management and code repository tools such as JIRA, Rally and Github
• Strong interpersonal, facilitation, and leadership skills along with effective communication (both written and verbal) skills and the ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise way.
• Ability to work in a complex organization to determine business and customer needs, providing the best solution to meet those needs
• Candidate must be able to proficiently multi-task and be able to work independently or in a team environment.
• In-depth knowledge of software development life cycle required.
• Familiarity with web services standards and related technologies (XML, SOAP, etc.)
• Technical Web Development experience using Java is a plus

Additional Information
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

A little about us:
As a global company at the forefront of the electronic payments industry, Visa is a dynamic organization.

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