Test Analyst II
Vertex, Inc. - Berwyn, PA

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Vertex Inc. is the leading provider of corporate tax software and services worldwide. By combining advanced technology, sophisticated software, and an exceptional team of experienced tax experts, we help our customers unlock huge process and productivity gains, limit risk, and make tax a more integral, strategic contributor to business success. Our offerings are showcased by Vertex Enterprise™, a data-driven, open-architecture approach to tax technology that integrates all direct and indirect tax processes and technologies with host financial system applications on a single platform. The result is increased efficiency, control, transparency and strategic decision making for Tax and Finance departments.

We take great care in choosing the very best talent because at Vertex, people truly are our most important asset. Our success results from the talented workforce of committed professionals working together on challenging projects to deliver innovative and imaginative tax solutions to our clients. Our commitment to our employees and clients is built upon a culture where integrity, innovation, respect, and professional excellence are core values. As an employee, you'll get the chance to start contributing right away.

Vertex Inc is looking for a Test Analyst II to provide professional expertise in defining the test targets, test cases and verification of the test coverage. To provide domain knowledge for all Vertex market products and Vertex internal applications. To provide ownership for test cases strategy and test cases. Assists Test Analyst Manager and other Test Analysts on various test documentation methodologies, products related issues, issues/improvements related to test documentation, product quality assessment and monitoring, and their recommendations for improvement.

In this role, you will assume responsibility for the following:

Definition of the test targets as per recommended strategy

Development of the test cases per project/product based on the strategy. Recommendation and development of the test cases structure

Maintenance of the test cases library per product/feature set/test type; Monitoring of the requirements/product changes. Updates to the test cases according to the approved change. Updates to the test cases based on results of their execution

Verification of the requirements/tests traceability and coverage

Continuous improvement of the efficiency and structure of test cases to assist in improving test scripts development and execution

Periodic assessment/evaluation of Change Requests/defects and their impact on the system

Development of the new test cases for Change Requests

Developing, gathering and managing test data

Gathering measures based on measurement plan

Evaluation of the outcome of the each test cycle

We encourage individuals possessing all of the following minimum qualifications to apply immediately:

Education & Training:
Bachelor degree in a technical discipline or equivalent technical experience is required

Work Experience:
3+ years experience in application software environments required

3+ years in software testing in multiple environments including test cases design & development, and test execution required

1+ years in QA including procedures/policies development and compliance required

1+ year experience in Test Management Tools (such as HP Quality Center) required

1+ year with QTP strongly desired

1+ year in business requirements development strongly desired

Specialized Knowledge & Skills:
Finance, accounting, or tax background desired

Proven experience in multiple environments including test planning, identifying quality risks, developing and executing tests, and providing quality assessments

Proven experience developing test cases and test scenarios using formal test design and experience-based techniques

Experience business processes analysis, process and product requirements elicitation, and various test approaches.

Identification, development and utilization of metrics for decision support

Demonstrated understanding of Quality Control and Quality Assurance

Knowledge of common software failures and faults

Hands-on test execution and troubleshooting experience; Experience working with Defect Management system (reporting & analysis)

Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills. Good troubleshooting skills. Strong attention to detail required

Working experience in developing test cases for non-functional tests (performance, stress, failures/recovery, etc) desired

Experience with architectural models/diagrams desired

Experience with complex products desired

Good time-management skills. Ability to multi-task or work on multiple projects concurrently;

Strong interpersonal and communication skills; strong team player

Proficient PC skills required. Experience working with MS Office applications including MS Access; Strong Excel experience required

About Vertex

Vertex is a privately held company that employs over 750 professionals at its headquarters in the U.S. (Berwyn, Pa.) and offices in Europe (London and Finland), Brazil (São Paulo), Sarasota, Atlanta, Dallas, Fort Collins, Naperville, Phoenix, and Washington, DC.

Since 1978, over 10,000 corporate customers have relied on us for innovative tax processing solutions. We're known for straight talk and keeping promises. Which is why so many global leaders, from American Honda Motor Company to Bristol-Myers Squibb, Callaway Golf, Hewlett-Packard, Mercedes Benz USA, Merck, Pepsi, SAP, Starbucks, Verizon Wireless, and thousands of others depend on us every day.

Over the past 15 years Vertex established a reputation for excellence in partnering and is considered a premier partner with SAP, Oracle, and other leading software providers. Also, Vertex works closely with the Big 4 and other tax accounting firms to provide the most integrated enterprise tax technology solutions available today.

Vertex solutions help companies streamline tax compliance processes and leverage information to discover new strategic tax savings. In addition, they enhance decision information across every major line of business tax, including income, sales, consumer use, value added, communications, and payroll. To serve its customers, Vertex works in partnership with the world’s leading providers of ERP software and related services.

For more information about Vertex, visit the Web site at www.vertexinc.com .

About Vertex Inc. Careers & Our Recruitment Process:
We've earned a reputation as an innovator in terms of corporate culture with our approach to work-life balance and employee development. We offer a collaborative, team-oriented work environment that allows employees to explore innovative ideas from concept to completion. We understand that attracting and retaining top talent needs to be a priority when you're the market leader.

Vertex is not your average company. Long tenure and low turnover rates are the norm. We offer a wide range of excellent benefits, including flexible schedules and Work@Home, tuition reimbursement, a generous 401(k) plan, and a casual dress code. Our VerTYKES Learning Center (for Berwyn employees only) offers an on-site daycare program and is managed by Hildebrandt Learning Center (HLC), a leader in early childhood development programs.

If you are qualified and interested in applying for a position with us, rest assured that your information will remain confidential and the process only requires a few simple steps and takes 5-10 minutes. You’ll upload your resume, fill out some information required by HR, list some of your job preferences, and answer a few quick questions about the position itself.

Once you’ve submitted your resume, our recruitment team will review your qualifications. Please understand that due to the number of applications that we receive for our positions, it is not guaranteed that you will be contacted directly…although we wish we could!

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