24 days old
2017-10-272017-11-24

Sr Quality Assurance - Tester

Golden, CO 80401
  • Job Code
    584874
  • Payrate
    $40 To $45

QUALITY ASSURANCE / TESTER


Exciting opportunity for an experienced QA / Tester with a background in testing web services and GUI's in an Agile environment on a 10 month+ contract basis.


Description:


Participates in design sessions with emphasis on test strategies and planning. Creates Test Plans by analyzing and decomposing Detail Design Documents, Functional Specification Documents, and Existing System Behavior. Uses Test Plans and User Scenario Documents that detail business functionality. Creates Test Scripts that detail system navigation, system input, and expected test results. Executes Test Plans and Scripts verifying expected results. Logs defects using Defect Tracking system.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Minimum 5 years of formal testing experience.


Minimum Qualifications:


- Minimum of five years of work experience in software testing


- Demonstrated ability to independently interpret requirements and technical specification, translate into thorough test plans and test cases, and execute test cases.


- Demonstrated success in working independently within scrum teams and familiar with Agile working practices


- Proficiency in testing web services and GUIs


- Strong knowledge of SDLC testing methodologies, processes, and documentation


- Demonstrated analytical capabilities, including independently troubleshooting issues


- Strong verbal and written communication skills


Preferred Skillsets:


- Experience working in Jira


- Past work in education or educational testing industry


Typical work-related activities include:


- Test new software to ensure that its integration into existing company systems meets functional requirements, system compliance, technical specifications and user expectations.


- Ensure that testing activities demonstrate that applications meet business requirements, systems goals, and fulfill end-user requirements, while identifying existing or potential issues.


- Oversee the design and development of test strategies, plans and test cases.


- Communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to project stakeholders and management clearly and concisely in a timely manner.


- Support business users during the execution of user acceptance testing.


General testing technical requirements:


- Several years of experience in testing websites, APIs, and databases.


- Strong English / writing skills to write and execute test cases.


- Ability to use Postman to validate REST API calls using JSON.


- General knowledge of all major browsers and testing websites utilizing dev tools / console / etc.


- Experience with the AWS platform is a plus.


- Strong SQL skills needed for validating MySQL database.


- Knowledge of using Jenkins for deployments and running other related jobs.


- Strong Java development skills including use of the Eclipse IDE.


- Background in using Selenium for automated web browser testing.


- Utilize Maven for project management and running builds.


- Experienced in SQL and can build in automated checks of data population to MySQL database via Java code.


- Strong Git experience, source code management. GitHub.


Other preferred skills: Python, Java, Robot, Jython, BDD, Cucumber, RESTAssured, Swagger, JMeter (JMX), Blazemeter, PyCharm, Bitbucket

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