Job Location: Bucharest
Job Type: Full Time

Project description:

The Client Innovation Center (CIC) is looking for a Test Specialist excited to be part in a Core Banking transformation project that aims to evolve Cobol applications with modern J2EE technologies, with cloud readiness, modularity, high scalability / performance / automation goals.

The source code was automatically converted to Java and, as a test specialist, your main responsibility is to implement the agreed Test Strategy, that will certify the completion of the migration and the readiness for launching in Production a viable product, critical to the client’s core business.


Your Role and responsibilities:

  • Implement the Detail Test Strategy, by assuming that ISO-functional and comparative testing (measuring response times in a comparative way) will be performed, using COBOL programs/routines against JAVA routines;
  • Create Test Cases and follow the Test Plans;
  • Run exhaustive tests on programs;
  • Generate Test Execution Reports;
  • Perform error analysis and report the errors to the development teams;
  • Re-test to ensure stability and usability;
  • Assist with the Production deployment process;
  • Provide assistance during the hyper-care period (after Production);
  • Provide evidence that certify the deliverable provided under the transformation meets the completion criteria set in the Transformation Plan;
  • Report progress, and problems to the test lead and project manager;
  • Identify risks and propose preventive/corrective actions;
  • Share own knowledge to the rest of the team;
  • Interface with other teams such as Mainframe Specialists, Analysts, client team, Infrastructure/Security.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or another field relevant to programming.
  • Proven experience as a test specialist
  • Extensive experience in testing back-end applications/transactions, automation testing, quality assurance
  • Experience with scripting languages, SQL, stored procedures, DB2
  • Familiar with coding languages, such as Java, Cobol
  • Well versed in the English language
  • Good interpersonal skills, verbal, oral, and written communication
  • Italian language is a plus
  • Banking industry knowledge is a plus
  • Experience in performance testing is a plus.

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise:

  • Familiar with mainframe technologies, such as COBOL, CICS TS, IMS
  • Tools: ElasticSearch, Kibana

Used tools and technologies:

  • Technologies: Java EE 8, JAX-RS, DB2, SQLJ, SQL
  • Tools: Apache Maven, SVN, Jenkins, Sonar, Nexus, ElasticSearch, Kibana
  • Environment/Servers: Mainframe, CIC TS, IMS, WAS

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