Software Quality Engineer

Dobra Resources, Inc
Herndon, VA
Feb 21, 2019
Feb 22, 2019
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
A fast-growing company in Northern VA is looking to hire a full-time senior-level Software Quality engineer. To qualify for this position, a candidate must have at least 2 years of progressively complex experience designing and overseeing execution of automated software test systems for web-based applications. Candidate must be an independent, critical thinker with a significant focus toward using technology to scale testing in a rapidly growing environment. US Citizenship required. Successful candidates must be willing and able to obtain a security clearance and pass a pre-employment drug screen. RESPONSIBILITIES The candidate in this position will perform many duties including the following: Extend and improve the existing test automation framework; Work in tandem with a small web development team using Agile development methodologies; Use SmartBear's TestComplete and TestRunner for automated testing; Write test scripts in VBScript and JavaScript as needed; Write and execute manual tests to cover test scenarios that automated tests cannot; Clearly document problems found during testing and assist developers to identify and fix; Work with virtual machines as part of the testing stack; Communicate quality of software every sprint REQUIREMENTS The candidate qualifying for this position will meet the following experiential requirements and will be able to demonstrate the depth of that experience during an interview: Experience with automation tools such as TestComplete and TestRunner (preferred), WinRunner, Rational Functional Tester, or Selenium; Experience with Linux and open source software stacks; Experience with test-supporting technologies including XML, XPath; Experience testing with multiple web browsers; Experience working in an agile development environment; Experience with and fundamental knowledge of networks. Further the candidate must have and demonstrate the following personal qualities: Strong customer focus with the ability to approach testing from the customer's perspective; Self-motivated with the ability to work well both in groups and independently; Highly organized with an exacting attention to detail; Strong analytical and engineering skills; Willingness to tackle technical challenges with a fair amount of self-direction; Fascination with technology and its application to solving problems; Excellent written & verbal communication skills; A can-do attitude and desire to learn and grow; Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. EDUCATION Minimum BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or a related field. Advanced degree in a field requiring complex, critical thinking such as Philosophy or Rhetoric preferred. BENEFITS We work in a unique environment that's employee and family-friendly. Our employees enjoy: Generous salary, holidays, vacation and sick leave; The best PC or MAC - your choice - with at least two large monitors; Highly subsidized health, dental plans and life insurance; Sponsorship of running and cycling clubs; 401k plan w/company match that vests immediately; Private or semi-private window offices; Tuition/educational assistance program; Casual dress and flexible schedule; Free snacks, Starbucks coffee, and other beverages; Free lunch or breakfast weekly, summer family picnic, and winter holiday party; Convenient location in Herndon - bike or walk to work with showers in the facility. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, national origin, color, age, military service eligibility or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected class. We encourage and support workplace diversity. Qualified candidates should submit their resumes in MS Word or PDF format. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. No third parties, no agencies, no subcontractors need apply - provided by Dice TestComplete, TestRunner, Selenium, Linux, XML, XPath, JavaScript

Similar jobs