QA Test Engineer (Web based API applications)

QA Test Engineer (Web based API applications)

Chicago, Illinois

First Data (NYSE\: FDC) is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in more than 100 countries around the world. The company’s 22,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 3,000 transactions per second and $2.4 trillion per year. To learn more about First Data, visit FirstData.com.


First Data is looking for a Manual Test Engineer for our Chicago location. This is a full-time role. No Corp-to-Corp or agencies will be entertained.


Position Description Overview

QA resource needed for Manual Testing of Web based and API applications


Job Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain functional, regression and automated tests for Payment APIs.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to understand the project objectives, timeline, budget and schedule. 
  • Perform outstanding and advanced QA tasks as part of an agile development team by communicating frequently and clearly with team members on product issues, introduce new techniques and tactics as necessary to deliver product with high quality. 
  • Test software releases against requirements/user stories utilizing appropriate testing techniques. 
  • Prioritize testing tasks based on risk assessment and most effective use of available resources. 
  • Use Defect tracking tools to log, manage, resolve and report on bugs/defects.
  • Analyze defects and production issues; recommend changes required for continuous quality improvement.

Scope of Job

Manual Testing of Web based and API applications.

Work with agile teams to understand requirements and scope of testing, develop and execute test cases.