Quality Assurance Analyst III
Company: Common Securitization Solutions
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Common Securitization Solutions (CSS) is seeking an
experienced Quality Assurance Analyst III to join our team of
talented professionals in Bethesda,
Common Securitization Solutions (CSS) is a joint venture owned by
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac representing the largest and most
efficient securitization service in the world. Through the use of
advanced technology, CSS created the Common Securitization Platform
(CSP) which serves as the resilient engine for our securitization
administration business activities. CSS is an indispensable
business partner creating profound value for Fannie Mae and Freddie
Mac by managing the issuance of their Uniform Mortgage Backed
Security (UMBS) and complex REMIC securitization structures. CSS
manages the disclosure process for new and ongoing securitization
issuance, the deal modeling and analysis of complex securitization
frameworks, bond administration activities and tax preparation and
Today CSS manages over 1 million securities backed by 27 million
mortgage loans for approximately $5 trillion in outstanding
principal balances. As an entrepreneurial, forward thinking
enterprise, CSS brings together a confluence of industry leading
talent and business science in a technology enabled, client focused
team approach to create solutions that permit our clients to
capitalize upon market opportunities, and/or address internal
business, operations and technological challenges in an expeditious
and effective manner.
CSS prides itself on its ability to attract industry leading talent
from a variety of diverse business sectors including global capital
markets, technology, business sciences, operations, risk and
compliance, and finance. We work together as “one team” with an
intense sense of community, innovation and creativity as we create
and deliver value for our clients.
The Quality Assurance Analyst will work to monitor software quality
and associated business/technical risks in support of joint
functional testing with our partners. They will be dedicated to
working with our partners to support joint functional test
planning, developing test scenarios, monitoring and supporting
execution of test scenarios, and analyzing results.
This position requires strong deductive reasoning, attention to
detail, persistence, patience, and creativity. The individual will
work with our modules test counterparts at our partner
organizations, internal development teams, Database Administrators,
Business Analysts, and support teams to analyze, maintain and
execute performance testing procedures.
- Act as the
point of contact with our partner organizations for functional
testing activities through the project lifecycle
- Work with
team to plan sprints and test planning for the modules
- Work with our
module teams to design, develop, and execute scripts which
validate, to a high degree of confidence, test cases defined within
the project’s test plan.
- Support the
automated load/performance testing by our partners across multiple
messaging protocols (including HTTP), focusing on overall
application performance - validating that application response and
outputs accurately reflect business requirements.
- Track and
communicate task progress, status, and key performance
defects found in testing diligently, promptly, and accurately,
using standard defect tracking tools.
effectively across multiple teams/external vendors (Operations,
Project Teams, Quality Service, etc.), as well as different
personnel (Developers, Scrum Masters, Project Managers, etc.) when
- Perform data
analysis when needed to analyze issues in Performance and/or
troubleshooting/performance test execution in support of
remediation efforts as required.
- Analyze data
and application changes and document their impact on the
performance testing task (test cases, scripting, scenario
- Ensure the
test execution results fulfill the defined test objectives.
--Schedule/recommends test re-execution if necessary.
- Ensure the
appropriate testing and monitoring tools/technologies are
configured accordingly with the test objectives/project team
- Expected to
maintain technical expertise via self-education in areas governing
computer sciences, performance/load testing dictums, and Quality
directly with the DevOps and Infrastructure teams regarding
Functional test environment.
- Work with our
partners to establish test data in sufficient quantity to support
the performance testing effort
participant in the meeting(s) to verify firewall openings between
performance testing software and that of the
up-to-instance repository of artifacts related to performance test
initial debugging procedures by reviewing configuration files,
logs, or code pieces to determine breakdown source.
- Adhere to
defect tracking process; document software defects, using a defect
tracking tool (Quality Center), monitor the progress in a timely
manner, escalate aging and priority defects.
- Timely and
accurate communication of testing events, daily status, and test
execution results, etc.
Degree or related work experience
Minimum 5 years of related work experience
must be authorized to work in the US without requiring employer
sponsorship currently or in the future. CSS does not offer H-1B
sponsorship for this position.
Specialized Knowledge &
with system resources measurement
with relational databases
with SQL Query tools
with Agile Scrum methodology
with ALM or other Open Source Testing tools
with ALM, Rally, Jira or other Open Source Testing
with Test script automation.
with cloud-based solutions.
condition of employment with Common Securitization Solutions, any
successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment
drug screen and to successfully complete a background
investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions
in some areas of our business.
Securitization Solutions is an Equal Opportunity
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