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Posted by: Linda McCarron- Johnson Service Group <lmccarron@jsginc.com> on November 14, 2018 at 13:46:12. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Post Number: 508520
Posted By: Linda McCarron- Johnson Service Group
Posted On: 2018-11-14 13:46:12
Email Address: lmccarron@jsginc.com
Subject: Software QA Engineer
Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
City: West Knoxville
State: Tennessee
Country: United States


Software QA Engineer
Direct position
Location: West Knoxville, TN

If you have not been submitted yet please send me your resume in word.

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop test plans, cases, and scripts
Schedule and execute test cycles
Contribute to testability & quality of internally developed software
Report defects accurately
Facilitate issue tracking and successful resolution
Assess and communicate risk of various types and help engineers and stakeholders make collaborative decisions about risk tolerance for each production release
Generate test data sets and configure test environments
Review and improve user stories produced by product owners and customers so that they are actionable by project teams
Participate in planning/review/retrospective activities and help to make adjustments to processes, environments, tools, etc. in order to make project teams more effective and capable of producing higher quality deliverables tightly aligned with business needs
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of a bachelor's degree (Computer Science or related field of study preferred)
Intermediate PL/SQL skills (must have been utilized daily at previous jobs)
Practical knowledge of one or more agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum, kanban, XP)
Familiarity with web services, Java (J2EE), XML, XSLT, xpath
Working knowledge of functional test automation tools and/or agile collaboration tools
Significant experience with back-end inspection and DB validation
Proven expertise at designing positive and negative unit tests, functional tests, integration tests, and end-to-end tests for multi-tiered, highly complex enterprise systems
Excellent comprehension and communication skills
Scripting or programming languages experience welcomed but not required
Performance testing experience
Scripting experience (Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, or similar)
MicroFocus functional automation experience
Effective collaboration and consensus-building experience
Minimum of 5-7 years in a technical role on IT projects
Substantial focus on software quality, producing/reviewing requirements, or pinpointing appropriate acceptance criteria even if not in a dedicated testing role
Ability to analyze and retain large quantities of complex information and to work closely with others to determine appropriate solutions to challenging problems
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Proven track record with Scrum or other agile methodology
Automated tools experience and scripting of test harnesses or test cases
Experience with 24/7/365 mission critical systems handling massive amounts of transactional data (if not retail then financial or similar data-intensive setting)
Participation on enterprise-level software development projects
- the purpose of the Quality Assurance Engineer position is to ensure that software solutions being delivered meet business requirements and satisfy quality expectations set by Technology management
The candidate must have experience being involved with QA from before requirements are gathered and refined to development, deployment and maintenance. In other words, candidates must have been intimately involved in QA throughout the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
- testing at is a combination of manual and automated. Candidates must be enthusiastic about using either method ("choose the right tool for the task at hand whether that is manual or automated")
- Heavily invested in and dedicated to agile/Scrum practices and methodologies. The QA Engineer will be part of a Scrum team. The team typically consists of 4-5 Java developers, 1-2 QA Engineers, and a Product Owner. The QA Engineer will test all applications assigned to the team. It is highly unlikely that a candidate without agile/Scrum experience will be hired.




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