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QA Test Specialist - AWS


Posted Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Posting ID: R0012635_crt:1683727370573

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We are currently looking to fill a QA Test Specialist position in our Market Systems-Quality Assurance department. You will provide automated, and manual functional testing of our most highly visibility products. You will help design test plans for new projects, and ensure that testing procedures are consistently followed. You will provide hands-on expertise with the build out and execution of Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure. You will use tools to report issues and consistently track status. You will bring an ample degree of industry knowledge to your position, which will help you in implementing a testing methodology maximized to the needs of the group. You are an excellent communicator.

  • Automated and manual functional testing of new products/product features as well as automated regression testing of existing functionality.
  • Automated and manual QA testing of Amazon Web Services cloud setup, configuration, and execution.
  • Writing, reviewing, and updating product test plans, test cases, automated test scripts, and scenarios.
  • All tiers of testing - manual, automated, front-end, and back-end.
  • Execution of test plans, automated test scripts and test cases to ensure that software meets or exceeds specified standards, development specifications, and/or client requirements.
  • Reporting bugs and tracking status through Jira and Confluence.
  • Build and maintain test tools and test applications to perform automated functional and regression testing.
  • Work closely with development, product development, and operations departments to ensure quality and timely services are delivered to clients.
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of the market core trading systems.
  • Review system requirements and business processes.
  • Maintain testing tools to be used by the broader team.

  • Minimum 6 years' experience with QA testing or related functions (required)
  • Experience with automation frameworks and tools (required)
  • Experience with automated testing tools (required)
  • Experience with LINUX command-line environments (required)
  • Experience with Java and JavaScript programming (required)
  • Obtained, at a minimum, Amazon's Certified Cloud Practitioner certification (preferred)
  • Experience and knowledge with the US Options market and the business functions behind it (preferred)
  • Experience with financial industry messaging protocols - ie: FIX (preferred)
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Strong analysis and autonomous problem discovery and solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and a creative thinker.
  • Self-motivated (self-starter) and intellectually curious.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt and execute in a dynamic environment, adjusting appropriately to changes to business, resource, or product priorities.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, information technology or related engineering field.
  • Some domestic and international travel may be needed.

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Nasdaq is an equal opportunity employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

What We Offer

We're proud to offer a competitive rewards package that is meaningful, recognizes the unique needs of our employees and their families and incentivizes employees for their contribution to Nasdaq's overall success.

In addition to base salary, Nasdaq offers significant other compensation (annual bonus/commissions and equity), benefits, and opportunity for growth. Exact compensation may vary based on several job-related factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to: skill set, experience, education/training, business needs and market demands.

Nasdaq's programs and rewards are intended to allow our employees to:

  • Secure Wealth: 401(k) program with 6% employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Program with 15% discount, Student loan repayment program up to $10k, Company paid life and disability plans, Generous paid time off
  • Prioritize Health: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage, Health spending account with employer contribution, Paid flex days to support mental wellbeing, Gym membership discounts
  • Care for Family: Hybrid home/office schedule (for most positions), Paid parental leave, Fertility benefits, Paid bereavement leave
  • Connect with Community: Company gift matching program, Employee resource groups, Paid volunteer days
  • Grow Career: Education Assistance Program, Robust job skills training and Professional development opportunities

For more information, visit Nasdaq Benefits & Rewards Career page.

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