Software QA Engineer
Posting ID: JP-002660699
Software QA Engineer
3 month contract to hire
Works on software projects by reviewing project user stories and working with other organizations (both within and outside of IT) to understand the complete requirements of the project, including the system software architecture, design, internal and external interfaces, use cases, etc.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyze, plan and test web based, mobile and desktop applications through collaboration of epics, user stories and design specifications
Consult with users, product owners, scrum masters, development, infrastructure and service desk to determine software/system functionality and scope of epics and user stories
Develop original test plans, document test results, scope, risks and provide sign-off for applications utilizing Microsoft Team Foundation Server (Test Manager)
Identify, report and manage the lifecycle of all software defects using Microsoft Team Foundation Server
Responsible for reviewing and providing peer review feedback for business requirements, user stories, technical design documents and QA test plans
Responsible for creating and managing automated test scripts using Telerik Test Studio
Use discretion and expert judgment to establish level of effort for QA activities
Identify QA tasks and track progress against project plans utilizing TFS or other SDLC management tools
Perform configuration management and deployment duties
Work closely with UAT team to provide knowledge transfer of application functionality and known issues
Work closely with Product Owner, Scrum Master, Developers, other QA members, DBA, Configuration Management, Infrastructure and management in an Agile environment
Other projects and duties as assigned
Proficient in SQL and able to write complex queries
Knowledge of SDLC (e.g., Agile, Scrum) and QA methodologies (e.g., Smoke, Functional, Integration, Regression, System, Black box, White box, Performance, Load and Boundary testing)
Must possess experience testing tiered web based applications (e.g., ASP.Net MVC, HTML, XML) utilizing a relational database back-end (e.g., Oracle, SQL)
Strong planning and execution skills
Ability to work with minimal supervision and a self-starter
Effective time management, detail oriented, and strong organizational skills
Possess strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Self-motivated team player with the ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Must have strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work as a part of a team as well as independently
Knowledge of configuration management including Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) a plus
Knowledge of source control tools and methodologies
Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server configuration including IIS, app pools, services, etc.
Knowledge of Microsoft Team Foundation a plus
Working knowledge of QA automation techniques and best practices preferably using Telerik Test Studio
Solid working knowledge of key QA technologies and tools
Ability to manage competing priorities for multiple projects
Education and/or Experience: (includes certificate & licenses)
Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education required. Degree in Computer Science or Engineering preferred.
5 to 9 years QA experience in a high-tech environment
Must be able to successfully pass National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) background investigation
This job description supersedes all prior job descriptions and is intended to describe the general content and essential requirements for the position listed above. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of requirements, duties and responsibilities. Management reserves the right to add or change the duties of this position as required at any time.
Manual Testing, Greybox, Tester, SCRUM, Quality Assurance, SQL, AGILE, Test Cases, .NET
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The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
Recruiter: Jean Chambers
Phone: (410) 579-3072