JPMorgan Chase Firmwide Data Management - Data Network Architecture - Testing Team - Associate in Jersey City, New Jersey

JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. The Chief Data Office has a mandate set and actively supported at the board level to transform data management towards demonstrable shareholder value. The Data Network Architecture team has a firm wide remit to deliver a broad set of data management capabilities including the overall functional and technical vision for data governance.

The DNA central testing team is seeking a Testing Analyst that can be part of a group responsible for ensuring that DNA solutions developed for release meet the requested needs of the critical business initiatives we support. This will be done through the establishment of a vigorous process to capture test cases, validate technical solutions through a QA process as well as thorough user acceptance testing and post rollout validation – all while following an agile/scrum based SDLC. Along with monitoring and publishing testing status and results, the DNA central testing team needs to ensure clear flow of communication between the team and product owners, technical teams and stakeholder user groups in order to ensure transparency and minimum quality standards for developed solutions.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Capture of requirements, acceptance criteria & test cases:

  • Participate as required in scrums, sprint planning/review session while advocating test team needs and priorities.

  • Partner with product owners and UI/API technical teams to identify , interpret and document acceptance criteria to ensure DNA business requirement needs are met

  • Ensure test cases are captured for QA and UAT needs

  • Testing artefact maintenance

  • As needed, create and capture testing artefacts (test plans, test scripts, results tracking matrix, UAT signoff, etc.) to ensure systemic approach to quality of releases.

  • Support design, development and maintenance of test result reporting/tracking mechanism.

  • QA functional testing

  • Confirm developed solutions meet functional needs via QA functional testing - utilizing automated regression tools where possible.

  • Capture enhancements and defects from QA tests in JIRA backlog

  • User Acceptance Testing (UAT)/ Production launch validation

  • Develop and design UAT test scripts, entitlement requirements, confirm testers and schedule UAT sessions to ensure a smooth UAT experience and achieve maximum results for a particular release.

  • Conduct and manage UAT in a timely and organized fashion.

  • Monitor and track UAT test progress, feedback and results via JIRA and other available tools through to signoff.

  • Engage and communicate frequently and clearly with product owners, technical team, and end user groups to ensure transparent testing status and results.

  • Validate release in production post rollout (“smoke” test)

Qualifications :

  • Degree in computer science (orsimilarly technical discipline).

  • Good interpersonal skills to beable to work in a collaborative environment on a global team.

  • Proven experience working insprints within an Agile/scrum technical environment.

  • Backlog management experience –JIRA preferred

  • Outstanding verbal and writtencommunications skills

  • Demonstrated analytical andproblem solving skills

  • Proactive in identifying issues,recommending solutions and escalating when appropriate.

  • Experience with QA and UATtesting frameworks including writing/monitoring test scripts/results.

  • Familiarity with automated testingtools such as Fitnesse and Selenium including related test languages/scripting

  • Experience with data lineageand/or data glossary tools is a plus

  • Technical background with an indepth understanding of databases (RDBMS and graph databases), data models, datadiscovery concepts as well as API and UI development is a plus.

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.