19 days old
2017-11-272017-12-25

Quality Engineer- Bloomfield, CT

Charlottesville, VA 22911
  • Job Code
    589255
  • Payrate
    $48 To $58

Duties:

The Quality Engineer (QE) is responsible for developing and executing comprehensive suites of automation test plans and test cases, maintaining and adding to existing automation framework, continued evaluation of test cases for inclusion in regression, automation for newly integrated features, and development of toolsets to augment QA and Development testing. The QE will also work closely with Software Developers and other testers in small scrum teams to deliver the highest quality products in a timely and cost-effective manner.


Specific duties and responsibilities include creating, maintaining and executing test plans and test cases against our hardware and software platforms, estimating test efforts, analyzing and communicating test results, defect tracking and participating in day to day testing activities. You will also add to our company's performance and scalability testing efforts. This can also include the writing of specialized testing tools for use in testing our software platform


Behaviors


- Drive automation pyramid and integrate with CI/CD tools for continuous validation.


- Understands when to automate and when not to.


- Leverages best test practices from unit testing to integration; functional and nonfunctional.


- Drive the mentality of quality being owned by the entire team.


- Can identify code smells and work with Dev to address quality issues in product code.


- Passion for finding bottlenecks and thresholds in existing code through the use of automation tools.


- Passion for continuing education and improving code quality.


Skills:

Qualifications


- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Computer Science.


- 3+ years of experience developing in scripting languages such as Python, Perl or JavaScript.


- Demonstrated experience with software testing methods, such as functional testing, stress testing performance testing, and failure injection.


- Leadership in test automation architecture with experience in leveraging a cloud platform


- Demonstrated skill in using coding standards and being an active participant in code reviews.


- Extensive knowledge of Unix/Linux environments.


- Demonstrated experience in tools such as Jenkins, Git, FitNesse, Selenium, WebDriver or similar open source tools.


- Has experience in using scanning tools such as Sonarqube or Fortify


- Understands the difference and leverages TDD/BDD and CDD testing techniques.


- Working experience in Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery desired.


- Strong understanding of testing and development techniques.


- Excellent troubleshooting skills to root cause complex issues.


Preferred Qualifications


- Knowledge of OS and Database engine internals are a plus.


- Deep expertise with DevOps and Test Automation


- Innate ability to leverage data to drive decisions


- Strong verbal and written communication skills.


- Master's Degree in Engineering or Computer Science.


- Experience developing in languages such as Java, C++, C, C#, Python


Education:

Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related discipline, at least eight, typically ten or more years of solid, diverse work experience in IT with a minimum of six years experience application program development, or the equivalent in education and work experience.


Categories

  • Information Technology

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