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FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK Quality Assurance Analyst III in Des Moines, Iowa

less thanp>less thanspan>At FHLB Des Moines, we work each day to develop an inclusive culture that supports and leverages the complexity of a diverse workforce. This enables us to effectively serve the needs of our members and help them succeed.less than/span>less than/p>less thanp>less thanb>Position Purpose:less than/b>less than/p>less thanp>less than/p>less thanp>This position will be responsible for planning and executing the testing efforts across business functions to ensure that new functionality/systems are thoroughly tested with a high quality of assurance that any changes to production environments perform as expected to minimize risks associated with the changes.less than/p>less thanp>less than/p>less thanp>less thanb>Responsibilities/Duties/Function/Tasks:less than/b>less than/p>less thanp>less than/p>less thanul>less thanli>Performs functional and system integration testing effort for new functionality/enhancementsless than/li>less thanli>Document and facilitate communication and troubleshooting of issues, bugs, changesless than/li>less thanli>Validate and close-out all issues prior to test sign-offless than/li>less thanli>Able to create test scenarios and detailed test cases from the requirements/use casesless than/li>less thanli>Able to define Functional and System Integration Test scenarios using testing best practicesless than/li>less thanli>Able to work with other QA staff to setup testing tool and processesless than/li>less thanli>Define testing estimates and prioritize testing items as per business criticality and impactless than/li>less thanli>Performs peer review of the work done by the QA testers and provide valuable feedbackless than/li>less thanli>Collaborate with other QA staff to accomplish all daily QA tasks on-time with a high level of qualityless than/li>less thanli>Provides regular updates to QA Manager w.r.t. test status, defects, risksless than/li>less thanli>Maintain open communication with internal teamsless than/li>less thanli>Assist QA Manager in planning and documenting the testing effort via test plans and test strategyless than/li>less thanli>Assist business users in user acceptance testingless than/li>less thanli>Provide inputs to QA Manager for system integration, regression and automation testingless than/li>less thanli>Maintains end to end traceability using test management toolless than/li>less thanli>Assists QA Manager in collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends including failed processes, recalls, corrective actions, and re-validationsless than/li>less thanli>Should be able to represent QA in daily standups with development/business teamsless than/li>less thanli>Work with offshore QA team members as and when requiredless than/li>less thanli>Create and deliver testing artifacts as defined in our Project Delivery methodologyless than/li>less than/ul>less thanp>less than/p>less thanp>less thanb>Qualifications:less than/b>less than/p>less thanp>less than/p>less thanul>less thanli>Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Architecture, Finance, or business equivalentless than/li>less thanli>7+ years working in QA / Software Testing with at least 3+ years as a Sr. QA Analystless than/li>less thanli>Strong experience with testing in capital markets and investment banking domainless than/li>less thanli>Strong experience in creating functional and system integration test scenarios using testing best practicesless than/li>less thanli>1-3 years of experience using test management and automation tools such as HP ALM/Quality Center and UFTless than/li>less thanli>Strong positive attitude and a demonstrated ability to accomplish complicated testing projects with confidenceless than/li>less thanli>Strong commitment to department and company goalsless than/li>less thanli>Proven written and verbal communication skillsless than/li>less thanli>Ability to learn quickly and work efficientlyless than/li>less thanli>Ability to influence others and be an agent for changeless th