Quality Assurance Analyst
FactSet Research Systems - Norwalk, CT

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The Application Quality Assurance Department at FactSet is responsible for monitoring and testing the quality, consistency, and reliability of FactSet’s windows and web-based applications. Application QA Analysts will collaborate with members of development teams consisting of product managers, software developers and QA staff. Interaction with other members of the development team is a large component of the job.


+ Design, implementation and documentation of QA test scripts ensuring complete functional test coverage for the Factset’s Application.

+ Ensure that all domain knowledge and test cases are articulated and structured well to enable swift execution by any other member of the QA team.

+ Monitor, manage, and report problems and bugs with applications.

+ Work proactively with software and product developers to resolve issues in a timely manner.

+ Work with Information Systems and software developers to automate testing processes.

+ Conduct manual or automation test for new features added to applications.

+ Document all testing activity with applications.

+ Develop and report performance metrics for applications.

+ Ensure consistency of applications with other FactSet applications and products.

+ Develop expertise with FactSet’s financial data applications.

Job Requirements :

+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

+ At least 3 years of experience in Quality Assurance

+ In depth experience in writing and updating Test Plans and Test Cases. Hands on experience in executing test cases

+ Understanding of SDLC

+ Familiarity with financial data applications

+ Ability to design, plan, build and execute test processes based on loosely defined business requirements

+ Ability to adapt to changing priorities and effectively alter goals

+ Strong interpersonal, communication and documentation skills

+ Very strong organizational skills and attentiveness to detail

+ Prior experience with automation is needed. A strong plus would be the use of automation tools such as Test Complete, QTP (Quick Test Pro) or other tools automation tools

Highly Desired:

+ Experience with charting applications.

FactSet Research Systems is a major supplier of online integrated financial and economic information for analysts, portfolio managers, investment bankers and other financial professionals. FactSet combines more than 200 databases into a single online information system that is a comprehensive, one-stop source of financial information and analytics.

FactSet, a leading provider of financial information and analytics, helps the world’s best investment professionals outperform. In 2012, FactSet was ranked as one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the fourth time. With over $806 million in annual revenues, FactSet is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut and employs over 5,700 people globally.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. is an E-Verify participant and EOE/M/F/D/V Employer which strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

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