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Digital Technology - Software Quality Assurance Tester (Cedar Rapids, IA)
  

GreatAmerica Financial Services is a highly successful entrepreneurial company providing equipment financing to businesses across the United States. Our exemplary customer service, our principle-centered business philosophy and our team-based operating approach are key to our success and growth.

GreatAmerica is structured in cross functional teams that allow individuals to make informed decisions that benefit the company and our customers. There is no doubt in our minds we are building the greatest company of its kind, offering the finest products and services available anywhere. When you are part of the GreatAmerica team, you are part of the future, part of an opportunity to grow professionally and to reach your potential while enjoying your work.

We are seeking a Senior Software Quality Assurance Tester who is passionate about quality to join our team! 

If you have extensive experience in quality roles, enjoy performing an integral role in large-scale transformative projects, and you’re a collaborative and assistive team member who champions all things quality, this may be for you!  You will work across teams to lead quality initiatives, including building quality into all aspects of the Solution Delivery Lifecycle, designing comprehensive sets of tests for complex projects, and will be responsible for executing multifaceted tests, troubleshooting and reporting issues, and sharing results.

As a Senior Software Quality Assurance Tester, You’ll:

  • Collaborate across teams within IT and the Business to understand business stories / requirements as well as current and future state design
  • Analyze stories / requirements and provide feedback on testability
  • Participate in sprint planning
  • Identify and author multi-tiered test cases per sprint for each aspect of the system(s)
  • Define test data requirements, including needs for data migration activities
  • Review test cases with key stakeholders
  • Execute test cases and validate / compare results
  • Troubleshoot, triage and communicate defects found, and verify fixes align with expectations
  • Ensure test activities are completed per expectations
  • Keep key leaders informed of the current status testing and quality activities
  • Ensure completion of all activities within schedule and quality commitments; identify workarounds to roadblocks
  • Support end users as needed during user acceptance testing

 

What You’ll Need to be Successful:

Competencies:

Honesty/integrity, customer oriented, collaborative, remain calm under pressure, accountability, communication skills (oral & written), adaptability, aptitude for listening, and technical aptitud

Education: Bachelor’s degree required. 

Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience in software quality assurance, including designing and authoring test cases
  • Minimum 2 years relevant leasing or lending business process experience
  • Minimum 1 year direct experience in writing simple SQL queries (preferred)
  • Strong analysis skills
  • High level understanding of system architecture
  • Knowledge of system testing best practices and methodologies
  • Knowledge of industry process improvement methodologies (preferred)
  • Excellent English communication skills

    Computer Skills:

  • Excellent PC skills are required
  • Experience with core software applications (Salesforce, Infolease, Informatica, MuleSoft) is desirable
  • Technically fluent in programming languages (Java, .NET, SQL) is desirable

 

Other Requirements:

  • Willing to work more than 40 hours weeks as the demands and the expectations of the department dictate

At GreatAmerica, we’re looking to grow our business through our people. Are you looking to grow your career? If so, submit your application at www.greatamerica.com/careers.