Computer Aid, Inc.

  • Integration System Tester

    Location US-NY-NYC
    Employment Type
    Experience Level
    Mid Level
  • Position Description/Responsibilities (CCC/Vendor)


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    Location: Lower Manhattan

    Duration: 16 mos (+)


    The primary role of the Financial Management System (FMS) Integration/System Tester is to test the
    various work streams, applications or releases that comprise the City’s Web-based financial management system (FMS) from a functional perspective. Functional testing encompasses integration, system, regression, and user acceptance testing of the application configuration, application, interface, and integration programs, and batch/reporting jobs. During development and implementation of a specific work stream/application/release, the Tester will perform the following tasks for a specific set of functionality:


    • Analyze requirements, functional designs, technical specifications, and other project
      artifacts to understand the functionality;
    • Write manual and/or automated test cases per the functional requirements;
    • Execute manual and/or automated test cases and retests as required;
    • Document and report test results including documenting and reporting defects.


    The FMS/3 Integration/System Tester will be assigned to one of three or more test teams responsible for the functional testing of a specific work stream/application/release during development and
    implementation. Tester will be assigned to develop test outlines and detailed cases and/or execute test cases or retests for a specific set of functionality for the assigned work stream/application/release. In this capacity, the FMS/3 Integration/System Tester will interact with different City and Vendor staff assigned to the FMS/3-Passport R2 Project including business analysts, application architects, developers, configuration management and production support staff.
    Under the direct supervision of an FMS Functional Test Lead and per FMS/Project testing standards and guidelines, the FMS Integration/System Tester will perform the following tasks:

    • Achieve test development milestones set by Test Lead for assigned set of functionality;
    • If the application is still in the design phase, work closely with the business analysts to document testable user requirements;
    • Attend walkthroughs with functional and technical SMEs to better understand the functional and
      technical requirements and designs;
    • Develop functional test outlines and detailed test cases per the Test Lead’s test plan;
    • Determine the appropriate data and system set-up requirements for test execution;
      Design back-end queries for data set-up and verification (DB2 on the mainframe side and Oracle on theWeb-side);
    • Identify job flows for mainframe and/or Unix batch/reporting jobs based on technical designs;
    • Perform data and system set-up for test execution;
    • Execute functional test cases per the Team Lead’s test plan and retest as appropriate;
    • Work with technical staff to execute and troubleshoot job flows for functional testing of
      batch/reporting jobs;
    • Update test development and execution progress into HP ALM test management tool
    • Document and report on test results;
    • Document and report software defects using IBM Rational ClearQuest;

    Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

    • Working knowledge of software quality assurance/testing methodologies and practices.
    • Hands-on experience performing system testing for accounting and budgeting functions (e.g.,
      financial management ERP functionality).
    • Proficiency running back-end/database queries for data set-up and verification (DB2 on MF and
      Oracle on the Web-side).
    • Proficiency running batch/jobs (MF using JCL and for UNIX using UNIX scripts).
    • Excellent English language written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team.
    • Self-motivated with ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to plan and manage time based on schedules.
    • Problem solving skills.
    • Flexibility to work overtime or weekends in order to meet target dates.



    • Minimum 4 years of hands-on testing (integration, interface, system, regression, and user
      acceptance testing) for accounting and/or budget ERP Systems. (Advantage ERP package
      software preferred)
    • Minimum 4 years of experience writing test outlines, detailed test case development from
      requirements and/or design documents for accounting and/or budget ERP Systems.
    • Minimum 4 years hands-on testing of complex applications in Mainframe and Web-based
      environments (e.g., interfaces/ETL’s, integration code, middleware, etc.).
    • Minimum 4 years hands-on testing with industry-standard test management tool and defect
      tracking tools (HP ALM, Clear Quest preferred).


    Bachelor’s or Masters degree in a technical/business discipline.



    Company Overview (CCC Only)

    Computer Aid, Inc.


    Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI) is an innovative solutions company managing engagements with numerous Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies. CAI is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania with a staff of over 4,200 professionals working at locations around the world in a variety of industries. Our services leverage technology to provide outstanding customer experiences that generate new value for our clients, our employees, and our greater communities.  


    CAI is building a culture of continued learning, support, and personal development in a collegial environment. We also strive to make a positive impact on our surrounding communities through various outreach programs. We make a positive difference for our associates and the communities in which we serve.


    Our mission: Provide industry-leading services and an incredible workplace for our associates, while making an impact on our communities.  For more information on our professionals, services, and industries we support, please see our website


    EEO Statement:


    It is the policy of Computer Aid, Inc.(CAI) not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of CAI to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.


    Employees and applicants of CAI will not be subject to harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited.

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