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Integration / System Tester
Ref No.: 18-04541
Location: New York, New York
Title – Integration / System Tester
Location – NYC
Duration – 12 months +

If interested please email you resume to Meghan Duffy at Meghan.Duffy@nttdata.com


The primary role of the Financial Management System (FMS) Integration/System Tester is to test the various work streams, applications or releases that comprise the City's Web-based financial management system (FMS) from a functional perspective. Functional testing encompasses integration, system, regression, and user acceptance testing of the application configuration, application, interface, and integration programs, and batch/reporting jobs. During development and implementation of a specific work stream/application/release, the Tester will perform the following tasks for a specific set of functionality: 1) analyze requirements, functional designs, technical specifications, and other project artifacts to understand the functionality; 2) write manual and/or automated test cases per the functional requirements; 3) execute manual and/or automated test cases and retests as required; and 4) document and report test results including documenting and reporting defects.

The FMS/3 Integration/System Tester will be assigned to one of three or more test teams responsible for the functional testing of a specific work stream/application/release during development and implementation. Each tester will be assigned to develop test outlines and detailed cases and/or execute test cases or retests for a specific set of functionality for the assigned work stream/application/release. In this capacity, the FMS/3 Integration/System Tester will interact with different City and Vendor staff assigned to the FMS/3 Project including business analysts, application architects, developers, configuration management and production support staff.

Under the direct supervision of an FMS Functional Test Lead and per FMS/Project testing standards and guidelines, the FMS Integration/System Tester will perform the following tasks:
  • Achieve test development milestones set by Test Lead for assigned set of functionality;
  • If the application is still in the design phase, work closely with the business analysts to document testable user requirements;
  • Attend walkthroughs with functional and technical SMEs to better understand the functional and technical requirements and designs;
  • Develop functional test outlines and detailed test cases per the Test Lead's test plan;
  • Determine the appropriate data and system set-up requirements for test execution;
  • Design back-end queries for data set-up and verification (DB2 on the mainframe side and Oracle on the Web-side);
  • Identify job flows for mainframe and/or Unix batch/reporting jobs based on technical designs;
  • Perform data and system set-up for test execution;
  • Execute functional test cases per the Team Lead's test plan and retest as appropriate;
  • Work with technical staff to execute and troubleshoot job flows for functional testing of batch/reporting jobs;
  • Update test development and execution progress into HP ALM test management tool
  • Document and report on test results;
  • Document and report software defects using IBM Rational ClearQuest;

Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities:
  • Working knowledge of software quality assurance/testing methodologies and practices.
  • Hands-on experience performing system testing for accounting and budgeting functions (e.g., financial management ERP functionality).
  • Proficiency running back-end/database queries for data set-up and verification (DB2 on MF and Oracle on the Web-side).
  • Proficiency running batch/jobs (MF using JCL and for UNIX using UNIX scripts).
  • Excellent English language written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team.
  • Self-motivated with ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to plan and manage time based on schedules.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Flexibility to work overtime or weekends in order to meet target dates.
Experience:
  • Minimum 4 years of hands-on testing (integration, interface, system, regression, and user acceptance testing) for accounting and/or budget ERP Systems. (Advantage ERP package software preferred)
  • Minimum 4 years of experience writing test outlines, detailed test case development from requirements and/or design documents for accounting and/or budget ERP Systems.
  • Minimum 4 years hands-on testing of complex applications in Mainframe and Web-based environments (e.g., interfaces/ETL's, integration code, middleware, etc.).
  • Minimum 4 years hands-on testing with industry-standard automated functional test and defect tracking tools (HP ALM, UFT and Clear Quest preferred).
Education:
BA in MIS, Computer Science, or related field from a recognized college or university or equivalent work experience.



NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdataservices.com to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

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