New York City Financial Information Services Agency   New York, NY   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on July 14, 2022
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Job Posting Notice

                               Job ID                  539630                         # of Positions      1

               Business Title         QA - SOFTWARE TESTING ENGINEER

        Civil Service Title         IT AUTOMATION AND MONITORING E

              Title Code No          95712                                      Level 00

       Title Classification         Non-Competitive

Proposed Salary Range        $110,000.00 - $115,000.00 (Annual)

              Work Location        5 Manhattan West

       Division/Work Unit       Ops/FS/Tech Sys/FMS Interface


As of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered city employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the hiring agency.

Job Description

The Financial Information Services Agency and the Office of Payroll Administration (FISA-OPA) has a vacancy for a QA – Software Testing Engineer working on the City’s financial accounting system based on CGI’s Advantage ERP solution.

Primary responsibilities:
• Develop and deploy test specification cases, processes and standards.
• Develop and execute automated and manual test scripts, maintenance routines.
• Identify test coverage and maintain the Requirements Traceability Matrix using HP ALM.
• Determine the appropriate data and system set-up requirements for automated test execution.
• Design back-end queries for data set-up and verification.
• Document and report on test results in HP ALM.

Minimum Qual Requirements

  1. A baccalaureate degree in computer science, engineering or a related field from an accredited college and four years of satisfactory full-time experience related to IT automation engineering, monitoring engineering, management of infrastructure; or

    2. Eight years of satisfactory full-time experience related to IT automation engineering, monitoring engineering, management of infrastructure;

    3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above.

Preferred Skills

  • Hands-on in-depth knowledge of software quality assurance/testing methodologies and practices.
    • Hands-on in-depth knowledge of HP ALM/Quality Center, and Unified Functional Tester.
    • Hands-on in-depth knowledge or exposure of object oriented programming (VB Scripting).
    • Strong understanding of financial management concepts (accounting and budgeting).
    • Proficiency running back-end/database queries for data set-up and verification.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Flexibility to work overtime or weekends in order to meet target dates.

    • Minimum 5 years hands-on testing, writing test cases and defect tracking tools.

Additional Information


The City of New York offers a comprehensive set of benefits and programs to employees, including health insurance, pension plan, Deferred Compensation Plan (with 457, 401K and Roth IRA options), pre-tax Commuter Benefit program, pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts programs and more.  Additional benefits such as prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, vision care benefits and more are also available through District Council 37 – Local 2627, the union that represents employees in this title.

To Apply

External applicants please visit to apply to Job ID # 539630. Current NYC employees may apply via Employee Self Service (ESS). While all complete applications will be given consideration, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by FISA-OPA.


35 hours Weekly/Day 

Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position.

POSTING DATE                   07/11/2022                  POST UNTIL Until Filled


The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.