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Quality Assurance Engineer

Company: Experis
Location: Irving
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Senior Quality Assurance Engineer will be responsible for managing the testing of development work across company applications. This is a hands-on role that includes overseeing the planning, coordination, review, and reporting of all testing activities for assigned areas. Working with the development teams, they will be an advocate for quality and testability - ensuring that the team is kept informed of test progress and overall quality of deliverables - escalating test blockers through the appropriate channels. This role would ideally suit someone with previous experience working in a continuous delivery environment with an ability to implement quality metrics in order to identify and resolve bottlenecks in the delivery process. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Developing automated testcases using test automation tools such as, Cucumber, and Karate
  • Ensure that testability and quality are embedded throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Work with product owners on defining acceptance criteria and ensuring that these are accurately and efficiently tested for
  • Maintain metrics relating to test coverage and defects, seek paths to increase the former and decrease the latter
  • Scheduling required 3rd party test resources
  • Ensure testing is cost and time efficient by establishing a continuous feedback loop for improvements, increasing coverage where required and cutting wasted effort wherever possible
  • Pro-actively contribute to strategy of improving overall delivery
  • Investigate techniques such as CI, TDD/BDD, automated testing - identifying and implementing where these would provide the greatest ROI
  • Define test reports and templates that are both comprehensive and clear
  • Develop and implement automated test solutions
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining custom software using coding practices and techniques
  • Responsible for ensuring tasks assigned are completed in a timely manner.
  • The candidate should have strong knowledge and experience developing in test automation tools. Required Attributes:
    • Experience of working in a continuous delivery model
    • Significant experience developing automated test cases using tools like, Selenium, Karate, Cucumber or equivalent
    • Experience in Java, JavaScript, or similar languages
    • Significant experience within a testing role to include at least 2 years of software testing experience
    • Experience of test planning, test estimation, risk analysis and test case design
    • Experience in monitoring and reporting test progress and tracking/analysis of defect trends
    • Experience of test requirement identification, tracking and analysis
    • Ability to determine and dictate relevant test types, methods and approaches (e.g. appropriate uses of automation)
    • Good team leadership and people skills
    • Excellent working knowledge of test methodologies and development approaches such as Kanban and Waterfall
    • Experience working with offshore testing resource / resource centers in a service delivery model
    • Candidate must be customer focused, goal oriented, and have a passion for success
    • Working knowledge of SQL
    • Knowledge and experience in common API technologies including SOAP and REST.
    • Able to understand and utilize JSON and XML.
    • Experience and proven ability to communicate (verbally and written) effectively with business and IT stakeholders and senior leadership.Education & Experience: Education: Prefer BS / BA degree or equivalent experience Experience: 3 plus years of software testing and automation experience

Keywords: Experis, Irving , Quality Assurance Engineer, Engineering , Irving, Texas

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