Sr. QA Engineer

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 08, 2019
Closes
Aug 14, 2019
Ref
125725BR
Function
IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced software / quality assurance (QA) engineer to develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality. This software / QA will be responsible to
• Design, develop, and maintain test scenarios (manual and automated), and all appropriate test data.
• Develop testing strategy and master test plan to support testing objectives
• Produce and report test metrics
• Enhance and extend test automation frameworks
• Identify quality tasks during team sprint cycle and think about testing and automation strategies, estimate test efforts, and implement automation for new features
• Analyze and communicate test results and defect tracking
• Participate in performance and load test efforts
• Assist in the planning, creation, and control of test environments
• Participate in the review of QA procedures and processes and provide recommendations for improvement to eliminate redundancies in testing and improve efficiency
• Innovate in best automation, Agile and continuous testing practices by trying new frameworks and technologies on the market and recommending their use
• Mentor the team and individuals on best automation and QA practices, design, and implementation.
• Communicate testing risks and issues to stakeholders, including remediation and contingency plans
• Represent QA to project stakeholder(s), IT, and business leadership
Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Team leadership experience
• Experience working with collaboration tools (Ex: Microsoft SharePoint, JIRA, etc.)
• Proven work experience in software development
• Proven work experience in software quality assurance
• Experience with health care applications and health claims data
• Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
• Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
• Experience with test management tools
• Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
• Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
• Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
• Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
• Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
• BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject.

Qualifications

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - Experience in lieu of education: Yes

Experience
Required: Development Functions - 5 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

License
None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Skills
Required: Communication, Complex Problem Solving, Project Management, Service Orientation, Speaking, Technology/Computer, Writing

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Other
Bachelor's in Computer Science or related field. Bachelors Degree or 4 years of related experience required.

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