Product Specialist Product Specialist …

State Street Corporation
in Burlington, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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State Street Corporation
in Burlington, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
State Street Corporation
Product Specialist
What we are looking for:
  • Work as a member of a Scrum team leading the overall quality planning and execution for one of Charles River's products. Provide support and assistance to customers, team members, and other teams within Charles River.

What you will be responsible for:
  • Work closely with the Scrum Master, Product Owner, developers, business analysts and other project team members to assist in carrying out the software quality responsibilities of the Scrum team
  • Create comprehensive test plans with well defined, reusable test cases from business requirements and functional specifications documents
  • Execute manual and automated functional, integration, regression, and performance tests
  • Maintain automated and manual test script libraries for functional, integration, regression, and performance testing
  • Document software defects in the issue tracking system and proactively communicate issues with developers and other project team members
  • Provide testing leadership by identifying opportunities for improvement in the Scrum team's QA methodology
  • Adhere to a testing schedule to ensure efficient and effective product delivery
  • Actively participate in the Agile software development process by adhering to the CRD Scrum methodology including attending all daily standups, sprint planning, backlog grooming, and retrospectives
  • Participate in group testing activities as needed
  • Guide and mentor junior staff in proper creation and planning of test processes

What we value:
The Product Specialist is a Charles River product expert. The primary responsibility of the Product Specialist is to ensure that our software products effectively aid our end users with their financial and investment needs. In consultation with out finance industry clients and internal product teams, this position utilizes business and technical knowledge to improve product performance. The Product Specialist ensure that our software and services are productive and efficient. The Specialist must be familiar with both financial and technical concepts. The Product Specialist works within a specific module of the product and several instrument types (equity, fixed income, derivatives, FX etc.). As developments in the investment industry unfold, the end users will request additional features for the product. The Product Specialist will keep up to date with the industry and assist development in implementing these new features into the software product.
Education & preferred qualifications:
  • B.S. degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics or other technical course of study or Business with an MIS background. MS degree strongly preferred.
  • 2-4 years of experience in software testing in a process driven technology environment
  • Demonstrated experience using test cases, scripts, and automated test tools for verifying requirements on multi-tier applications
  • Demonstrated ability translating business requirements into comprehensive functional and technical test plans
  • Knowledgeable in one or more CRD functional areas strongly desired
  • A minimum of 3 years working with an Agile development methodology strongly desired
  • Effective written and verbal communication

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Company: Charles River Development
Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.

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