Quality Assurance Engineer - Montbonnot Saint Martin - 15238BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
The Banking Reg Tech group builds software to help banks around the world assess the overall health of their balance sheets and generate reports for regulators and other stakeholders. We know that regulatory and accounting standards and the technological demands of our customers are subject to change, which is why we employ a continuous cycle of innovation that allows us to offer nimble and agile solutions to our customers’ problems.

The Risk Foundation Platform team builds technical frameworks that are used by functional teams. The frameworks provide services for database schema management, import and export of data, business intelligence tools as well as a rich framework for rendering a user interface in HTML5. It is made up of Quality and Software Engineers working together under Agile Scrum methodologies. The Risk Foundation team works closely with the Risk Authority and Risk Confidence teams to help them provide world-leading risk and capital management solutions that have won numerous industry awards from both industry analysts and readers of industry magazines.

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This is a unique opportunity to join a team who are experiencing a period of unprecedented growth.
You will join the team as Quality Assurance Engineer. You will participate in the whole Moody’s RiskFoundation platform solution lifecycle. In daily cooperation with Software Engineers and Business Analysts, you will participate in the design, writing and execution of tests based on technical or functional specifications.

The Role / Responsibilities:

An Assistant Director- Senior Quality Assurance Engineer fulfils the following responsibilities, with occasional guidance of more senior team members:

  • Design, write and execute manual and automated tests.
  • Assist in the implementation of test automation frameworks.
  • Assist with clarification of functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Analyze test results at the story or feature level and provide meaningful reports to project team.
  • Use bug tracking systems to submit, track and manage defects.
  • Maintain software testing artefacts.
  • Collaborate with software engineers to identify and fix defects.
  • Collaborate with build and release engineers to identify and solve environment issues.
  • Interact with databases to generate test data and analyze results.
  • Continuously improve our testing practices.
  • Provide estimates for user stories and tasks.
  • Influence the functional design and user experience. Promote consistency and simplicity.
  • Investigate and find the root cause for software problems reported by clients.
  • Write and maintain technical documents.
  • Review tests of other team members, provide feedback from a technical and testing perspective.
  • Conduct training sessions and proactively share knowledge in or across teams.

Qualifications

Required

Required Skills:
  • Competent in Programming Languages: Java and/or PL/SQL and/or scripting languages.
  • Ability to write test plans.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and diagnostic skills as well as attention to detail.
  • Aptitude for thinking outside the box to develop thorough test plans, test scenarios, test cases and test scripts.
  • Ability to investigate a defect, isolate its probable cause and provide a reliable method for reproducing it.
  • Proficient in data access techniques for relational databases.
  • Quickly learns new technologies; proactively seeks to improve.
  • Ability to participate in multiple projects.
  • Works well in a fast-paced team environment; able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • The successful applicant with be fluent in French.

Preferred

Experience in the following would be appreciated:
  • Significant QA experience.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of QA methodologies
  • Competent in Development tools: Eclipse, WebStorm, etc.
  • Competent in Programming Languages: JavaScript, HTML/HTML5, CSS2/3, XML or others.
  • Competent in Application Servers: Apache Tomcat, WebSphere, Jetty, WebLogic, JBoss, Liberty, IIS
  • Competent in Others: Jira, Rally, Perforce, Git, Jenkins, etc.
  • Professional software design and development experience.
  • Works well within the constructs of an agile development process, including SCRUM, Unit Testing, Continuous Build and Integration, etc. and suggests improvement to this process
  • Ideally have obtained a Masters degree in Computer Science.
Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.