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Software Development Quality Control Analyst IV in Wilmington, DE at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 12/9/2018

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Software Development Quality Control Analyst IV

Wilmington, DE

Participates or provides oversight in the development of system test strategies, plans, and designs.

Perform Java and C# programming when needed

Acts as a test lead, responsible for various system testing activities including, but not limited to, attending project meetings, reviewing test plan documentation, assisting in the creation and execution of test cases, and defect tracking, and scheduling and facilitating related test sessions/meetings.
Provides support and assistance to the Quality Control Team Lead in managing and developing staff members, creating departmental reporting, and attending meetings when the Team Lead is not available.

Aids management’s oversight of staff responsible for the development and creation of system test plans and test cases, ensuring adherence to the department’s standards and procedures, including all document/artifact requirements.

Recognizes and recommends ideas to improve efficiencies, policies, and procedures in order to achieve the department’s goals to include test life cycle time improvements, etc.

Ensures compliance with bank standards (i.e.: PMM, SDM, SOX, etc.) throughout system testing including required documentation/artifact retention.
Actively participates in Employee Engagement activities within Central Technology. Collaborates with management in developing department-level Employee Engagement activities as well.

Adhere to applicable compliance/operational risk controls in accordance with Company or regulatory standards and policies.
Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.

Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.

Complete other related duties as assigned.

Possesses an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the test life cycle, providing the ability to work on projects outside of the normal BAU.
Provides system test expertise as well as standardized test processes, documentation, etc.

Creates and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork and provides opportunities for continued staff development.

Provides back up for the Quality Control Team Lead as appropriate and required.

May be called upon to serve as a system-testing representative on committees, ad-hoc project teams, etc.
The Quality Control QCA will work with limited supervision when special situations require advice or joint problem solving effort.

May assist Quality Assurance Team Lead in assigning Quality Control Analysts to various projects as well as delegating work assignments. Oversees obtaining and scheduling appropriate on/offshore test resources.
Actively participates in the development of junior level staff.
May assist the Quality Assurance Team Lead in job growth and career development of staff members by providing training/progression plans, guidance, and knowledge sharing.
Works with occasional supervision.

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 6 years Computer Science related field or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 10 years higher education and/or work experience including a minimum of 6 years Computer Science.

Experience utilizing the application/system(s) being supported preferred.
Working knowledge of both project and test life cycles.
Experience with the skills, application(s), and functions of the business line being supported is encouraged.
Good understanding of the application/system(s) being supported with good knowledge of interfacing/integrated applications.


  • Experience with application lifecycle management
  • 8 years in Quality Assurance role (Financial preferred)
  • Experience in a test leadership role and comfortable leading business wide testing initiatives
  • 8 years experience with manual testing, including planning, configuring, execution, and analysis
  • 8 years experience creating and maintaining test related documentation and artifacts 
  • 3 years hands on automation test creation and maintenance, preferably with Selenium/C#
  • 3 years software (automation) development using OO design patterns
  • 8 years experience testing web based internal and external facing products.
  • 8 years experience with Visual studio IDE, TFS, MTM
  • 8 years experience with SQL
  • 4 years testing web services with a tool such as SOAP UI
  • 4 years experience with HP ALM
  • 4 years experience Agile Methodology
  • 4 years experience Waterfall Methodology
  • Follows QA best practices and procedures
  • Follows software best practices for automation creation
  • Familiar with TFS builds a plus

Solid PC skills with a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Asserts ideas, encourages teamwork, and acts as a role model within the organization.
Good understanding of SDM/PMM/SOX where applicable.
Demonstrated leadership abilities.
Able to evaluate situations, articulate ideas, and develop alternative recommendations both verbally and in written form.
Excellent time management and organizational skills; detail oriented.
Possesses working knowledge of project/test life cycles and phasegating approach to projects.
Ability to respond to a rapidly changing work environment.

About M&T 
At M&T, we understand what's important when you're considering a career change: a company with a solid history of responsible growth and positive earnings. A company committed to the communities it serves, one that rewards performance and provides employees with opportunities to direct their own career paths. M&T is a company with a focus on the future.  

M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M&T Bank Corporation does not sponsor individuals for the purpose of obtaining H-1 Visas. M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.