End to End Test Engineer

Employer
Signature Consultants
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
End to End Test Engineer Summary:Signature Consultants has an opportunity for an End to End Engineer. In this role the candidate will work with stakeholders and business owners to ensure that scheduling, testing and reporting are provided for each consumer of the Spruce environment. The Engineer will deliver systems performance measures in support to the IT/OPS teams including system management assistance, reporting assistance, troubleshooting and operational support. The candidate will collaborate with management, developers, and automation team members to identify and plan for Functional automation coverage and implementation strategy. The individual insures that these plans are properly implemented and operated. He/she works closely to support IT staff to ensure a cohesive process for the consumers of performance testing environment including the duration of testing and the appropriate exit criteria for completion of stress testing. Responsibilities:Develop and document automated test strategies, plans, and scripts based on executing an analysis of the requirements and specifications for each project initiative, to include analysis for data driven and/or record and playback approachesDevelop, document and review performance test plans and strategies to ensure College Board systems can sustain the projected load/ volume in production environmentPerform Automated testing by executing test plans for each project utilizing testing software tools (RFT) which should include an optimal combination of data-driven testing vs. 'record and playback' testingAssisting QA Analysts and/or Performance Test Engineers on selected projects in sharing knowledge on Automated testing and helping personnel with building automated scripts, and executing Performance TestingProvide system administration support in the stress environmentCoordinate and assist the deployment of applications into the stress environmentProvide software configuration management and tracking for the stress environmentProvide an interface and coordination point between the SE and IG teamsCollect all test artifacts and store those artifacts in the project RepositoryWork with the other members of the IT team to execute the test casesImplement assigned portions of the stress/performance testing infrastructure planWork with resource owners in line-of-business organizations to ensure the stress environment is prepared for the consumers useAssist resource owners and IT staff in understanding and responding to questions or actions raised during stress testingConsult with IT and other organization management to ensure enforcement of stress environment policies and proceduresQualifications:Bachelor's Degree in computer science or related fieldFive (5) years of testing experience with client/server, Windows-based relational database software requiredShould be exposed to .asp, .net, XML, XSLT, HTML, Jva, JavaScript, SQL Two (2) years' experience with minimum of one (1) of the following required: Batch jobs, Informatica, ETL, FluxTesting networks, enterprise-wide system upgrades, VOIP, telephonyExperience with back-end test designing required (ie multiple system integration testing)Experience with both manual and automated test designing requiredExperience working in an environment using Agile SDLC Methodology requiredExperience with Agile tools and technology is preferredExperience with techniques of problem identification, documentation, resolution, and testingExcellent verbal and written communications skills, including public speaking skillsExcellent interpersonal skillsStrong customer service orientationComputer literacy, including knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, Visio, MS Project, XMLSpy, SQL Server Query AnalyzerProblem resolution skillsAbout Signature Consultants, LLCHeadquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the seventh consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 26 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com