Senior QA Engineer
McGraw Hill Financial - New York, NY

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Standard & Poor's, a subsidiary of McGraw-Hill Financial, is the world's foremost provider of credit ratings. With offices in 23 countries, S&P is an important part of the world's financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for 150 years in providing investors with information and independent benchmarks for their investment and financial decisions. A global leader in credit ratings and credit risk analysis, S&P provides objective and independent opinions on credit risk. S&P's public ratings are disseminated broadly and free of charge to recipients all over the world on our website.

S&P Ratings Services is currently seeking a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer. This position has QA project level responsibilities, including task definition, resourcing, reporting, and overall project management. This position also coordinates with teams outside of QA to ensure proper and timely configuration of test systems and environments. This position requires the capability of testing independently and managing multiple projects and is expected to possess specialized knowledge of business products and processes as well as the technology, software packages and production systems supported.

Works closely with development engineers, business analysts, and other Quality Assurance team members to identify, report, and troubleshoot defects to verify problem fixes in a detailed, efficient, and timely manner

Ensure that new and existing product functionality are reliable, defect free and function as intended

Create, document, verify and execute component-level to user acceptance test plans and test cases within an agile model

Participate in the agile/SCRUM process and collaborate with development and production team throughout all stages of the SDLC

Work closely with business partners and the application development team in eliciting project requirements to create test cases

Participate in the development and reporting of test metrics; items such as test confidence and test coverage reports

Review requirements specifications and identify gaps and inconsistencies

Provide leadership among other Quality Assurance Analyst positions; facilitating a lead role in providing direction and working directly with the Quality Assurance Manager


Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

5+ years’ experience as a Software QA Engineer testing multi-tier web applications

Understanding of software engineering skills and QA/Test and automation methodologies

Strong knowledge of SQL and relational databases required

Experience using QTP automation tool

Experience researching appropriate technical solutions for business needs

Passionate about QA and keeping current with industry trends and best practices

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) is a Fortune500 corporation with over 20,000 global employees and over 10,000


employees. Around the world, McGraw-Hill provides people with the information and insights they need to adapt and grow in changing times. Our business spans the fields of financial services, education, and business information with leading brand names such as Standard & Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts, and J.D. Power & Associates. By working together with our customers and partners, these brands are laying the foundation for a smarter, better world.

The McGraw-Hill Companies is an equal opportunity employer. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. For special accommodation due to disability, please email webmaster -at- and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate individual.



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S&P Ratings Services

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