Quality Assurance Analyst (ESG)

Employer
MFS Investment Management
Location
Boston, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
15 Dec 2022
Ref
16063009
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters - to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and institutions who rely on us to help them build more secure and prosperous futures.

What you will be responsible for: The Investment Quality Assurance Engineer is a member of the Global information Technology team responsible for validating research and ESG. Working in an Agile environment with developers and business analysts, and product owners and business partners, this individual will be required to analyze and test complex investment research and ESG systems workflows.

This position requires good domain knowledge in investment research and ESG and analytical skills in order to support MFS' Investment applications.

Working in collaboration with Developers, Analysts and other stakeholders to understand the requirements surrounding new or enhanced features this position is responsible for writing test case documents, test design, planning and execution that adhere to MFS standards. He or She will be responsible for performing peer reviews of testing artifacts and demonstrate to the technology team and business participants their test results, evidence, and any related analysis.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creating comprehensive test plans with well defined, reusable test cases from acceptance criteria defined in scrum stories.
  • In addition to the QA responsibilities, the analyst is expected to take on business analysis and other stories the team prioritized higher in a particular sprint.
  • Executing software testing for Investment systems with focus on research and ESG
  • Working with the automation engineers to develop and maintain automated test script libraries for functional regression testing for assigned applications.


JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Successful candidate will have an aggregate of minimum four years of experience in testing investment management systems.
  • Good experience in Agile scrum framework
  • Experience with the JIRA platform for SDLC
  • Working knowledge of industry standard best practices as related to software testing of financial products and workflows
  • Experience in the software application design, development, and testing process
  • Ability to translate from business requirements to technical testing solutions
  • Hands on experience with SQL
  • Good interpersonal communication skills with ability to work with other members in a scrum team


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What we offer:

  • Generous time-off provided: including "Responsible time off" for many roles, paid company holidays when the US Stock Exchange is closed, plus paid volunteer time
  • Family Focus: Up to 20 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up care program, dependent care flexible spending account, adoption assistance, generous caregiver leave
  • Health and Welfare: Competitive medical, vision and dental plans, plus tax-free health savings accounts with company contributions
  • Wellness Programs: Robust wellness webinars, employee assistance program, gym reimbursement through our medical plans, fitness center discounts and more
  • Life & Disability Benefits: Company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability
  • Financial Benefits: 401(k) savings plan, Defined Contribution plan- 15% of base salary invested into the Plan, competitive total compensation programs


MFS is a hybrid work environment (remote/onsite) unless otherwise stated in the job posting .

This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless MFS approves an exemption as an accommodation due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission of an exemption request does not guarantee that an exemption will be approved or that the request can be accommodated.
If any applicant is unable to complete an application or respond to a job opening because of a disability, please contact MFS at 617-954-5000 or email talent_acquisition@mfs.com for assistance.

MFS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws. Employees and applicants of MFS will not be subject to harassment on the basis of their status. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited. Please see the EEO is the Law document and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision , linked for your reference.