Ab Initio Tester

Basic Accountability:

Accountable for analyzing projects/tasks at hand and own the majority of all Quality Assurance deliverables including thoughtful development of test strategies, test plans, test scenarios and test cases for all phases of testing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Strong ability to analyze the output of test execution

• Ability to build an appropriate regression strategy

• Assist in creating test strategies

• Able to work through obstacles and escalate issues early

• Builds strong relationships with IT team

• Provides as a 'risk-owner'- communicates and provides documentation throughout the project

Supplemental Sub Function Responsibilities:

• Ensures sufficient test coverage for all projects

• Complete understanding of at least one application (architecture)

• Remains educated on the full suite of testing tools and artifacts that are available

• Implements risk based testing strategy

• Clear and concise test case development ensuring proper test coverage

• Escalate unnecessary project risks immediately delivering concise risk report prior to project implementations

• On time delivery of meaningful milestones and reports

• Facilitates internal project team meetings and actively represents Quality Assurance in all project team meetings


• Basic understanding of Quality /testing techniques

• Average technical expertise.

• Basic understanding of coding practices (.Net, Java, Abinitio, and or Database management is a plus)

Supplemental Sub Function Qualifications:

• Knowledge of Agile and/ or Waterfall methodologies

• Some experience with test automation or ability to quickly learn and develop skills needed

• Strong use of MS office and test management systems (HP, ALM, JIRA, TFS, IBM, Rational suite)

• Ability to identify and mitigate risks

• Demonstrated success with delivering on time with quality

• Adapts quickly to new technologies and processes

Key Attributes:

• Good judgment, teamwork, problem solving, communication, results driven


• Abinitio Tool



• ETL tool testing experience

• DB2 database and Data stage ETL tool

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