QA Analyst
Morningstar 33 reviews - United States

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The Team : The Data division is responsible for collecting and maintaining data on more than 380,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles along with real-time global market data on more than 8 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. We also provide institutional clients with investment data solutions such as Morningstar Data, one of the Morningstar's largest business lines.

The Role : In this role, you will lead the quality assurance of the data calculation databases. An ideal candidate would be a self-starter who understands business goals and creates scalable, flexible technical quality assurance solutions. The candidate would provide technical direction & execution for manual and automated testing. This individual will influence and motivate a global quality assurance team and cultivate a culture of high energy and technical excellence. This is a Chicago-based position.


+ Provide leadership and management of quality assurance on large scale projects that are distributed across borders and time zones.

+ Consult, analyze, and provide quality assurance on projects.

+ Create and manage all QA deliverables for multiple projects, such as test plans and test cases.

+ Perform manual/automated testing, including unit, functional, integration, and performance testing.

+ Create and manage automated functional testing scripts for load, performance, and stress testing.

+ Propose and build testing centers of excellence.

+ Track and share quantitative and qualitative aspects of error reporting, including hardware and networks.

+ Test database access via XML APIs in a multi-tier environment.


+ 5+ years of QA experience in developing and implementing test strategies, plans, and cases.

+ Experience with Winrunner and Silk testing tools; Bugzilla and Jira defect trackers; testing databases using XML-based APIs.

+ Experience with Agile methodologies.

+ Proven ability and desire to mentor and lead other test analysts.

+ Strong communication skills, written and verbal.

+ Bachelor’s degree.

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Morningstar offers a smorgasbord of financial information to individual, professional, and institutional investors via Internet, software,...