13 days old

Test Engineer

Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
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Our client has a 18+ month contract opportunity for a Test Engineer in Sacramento, CA.

This position will be part of a team that manages our client's broker portal.

Technical Skills:

  • Experience testing Java based products
  • Experience with JBehave, Cucumber, and Protractor is HIGHLY desired.

General Summary

With minimal supervision, the Test Engineer will work closely with Software Developers and other QA Specialists in small scrum teams to deliver the highest quality products in a timely and cost-effective manner.

The test engineer is responsible for developing and executing comprehensive suites of automated 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, developing, executing and analyzing the results for load and performance tests, and development of toolsets to augment QA and Development testing.

Essential Functions

Create, maintain, and execute automated test plans for VSP Global software systems identifying test automation opportunities to be incorporated into the testing cycle

Enhance and extend the automation library and framework Write specialized testing tools for use in testing our software platform

Build automated tests to validate application performance and functionality

Perform whitebox testing and increase code test coverage

Possess, maintain, and further develop a thorough understanding of quality assurance practices, automation techniques and tool creation Mentor QA Specialists and other staff members on quality assurance practices, automation techniques and basic load and performance tests

Participate in the product development lifecycle, from requirement analysis and design through testing and rollout to ensure that the product meets business needs, and that system and software requirements are verifiable and quantifiable Participate in code reviews, inspections, and walkthroughs

Develop detailed test plans, specifications, test cases, and test data sets that validate functional, performance, and load test requirements, and update existing test procedures based on requirement changes and test analysis

nalyze test results, and identify, document, and report root causes for test failures by working with the development team and the defect tracking system

Provide feedback on a timely basis on project and testing status and any risks foreseen during project execution, as well as assess the confidence in all items tested

Support the development of User Acceptance Test Readiness plans, test procedures, and testing

Collect metrics and provide status reports on test engineering activities to line and project management

Make recommendations to improve product reliability, performance, quality assurance best practices and processes

Remain current on new technologies; introduce applicable technology in alignment with VSP goals and for creative solutions

Guide change with a focus on optimal outcomes

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

Bachelor?s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, or other related Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience

Five years core experience in testing mid-sized to large enterprise applications, which should include experience in functional specification review, design specification review, and designing test processes/test cases

Understanding of software testing methodologies

Must have experience programming in one or more of the following, Java, C#, JavaScript and JQueryMust be proficient working with SQ

LMust have experience creating Microsoft or Nunit unit tests

Attention to detail and a strong desire for quality

Demonstrated experience with testing tools, (e.g. Test Director WinRunner, Quick Test Professional, Load Runner/Performance Center, jMeter), including recording and creating advanced scripts

Experience with use of a defect tracking utility

Familiarity with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)Experience with and knowledge of QA processes, methodologies, and testing techniques, including negative tests, functional tests, White/Black box tests, automated and manual test processes, test case design, scripting and execution, regression testing, operational readiness tests, etc.

Familiarity with issues involved in testing in multi-tier environments

Ability to estimate, commit to work deadlines and work in a disciplined software development environment

Excellent analytical, problem-solving, process, time management and organizational skills

Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills

Meet/exceed organizations best practices, expectations, and standards

Identify and mitigate risk(s)Demonstrated ability to guide others in regards to team self-management


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