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Quality Assurance Engineer

Quality Assurance Engineer

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QA Engineers test code at the user level, both manually and with automated tools. Our QA Engineers use black box, gray box, and white box testing techniques; they are able to understand software internals, debug problems using log files, and write automated tests and/or user-level test automation tools. Software QA Engineers work with Software Development Engineers to understand features and technical implementation. Software QA Engineers also work with groups such as Product Management, User Experience Design, and Customer Support to understand customer usage models and develop test plans and test suites that approximate real-world environments and regression tests. Software QA Engineers are also responsible for driving the software development process toward quality-centric methodologies.

  • Responsible for development of test strategies and creation of appropriate test harnesses.

  • Will work with a team of quality engineering professions to ensure the highest quality product delivery

  • Evaluate product functionality and create test strategies and test cases to assess product quality.

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development lifecycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

  • Experience developing in a Linux environment and in utilizing virtual machines

  • Expert in software quality and testing methodologies

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field

  • 3-8+ years of software development and testing experience

  • Proficiency in at least one modern object-oriented programming language such as Java, C++, or C#

  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis

  • Experience building and designing test cases including knowledge of test methodologies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working closely with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements.

  • Shows creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness

  • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings

  • Experience with API automation testing including unit test automation frameworks

  • Experience with Android, IOS or other mobile application development or testing is a plus

  • Java coding skills

  • Experience working in a UNIX/Linux environment and utilizing virtual machines

  • Knowledge of industry standard test automation tools and experience developing product test harnesses

  • Experience with open source tools and resources
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