Associate Quality Assurance Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/30/17
Roanoke, VA
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/30/17

Job Description

 

  • Within an Agile framework, collaborate with other team members to deliver compelling, high quality solutions via iterative sprint commitments and periodic release vehicles
  • Research and internalize proposed software requirements, functional designs, and technical designs
  • Develop and implement test strategies and test plans that result in effective identification of software defects
  • Design, create and execute effective automation tests using Selenium, including creation of necessary test data
  • Communicate and present test artifacts such as test plans, test cases and test results; aid in the interpretation of test results
  • Perform verification on software defect fixes to ensure they resolve the stated problem
  • Follow sound problem solving methodologies to identify, troubleshoot and properly document software defects
  • Perform maintenance on existing test ware and implement incremental improvements
  • Identify, quantify and communicate software risks and produce comprehensive mitigation strategies
  • Uphold existing quality assurance and test standards and processes and be a champion in driving further improvements
  • Produce accurate estimates for the time needed to execute on assigned projects and tasks within an Agile framework, collaborate with other team members to deliver compelling, high quality solutions via iterative sprint commitments and periodic release vehicles

 

 

Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent degree required
  • This is an entry level position. The ideal person needs to be motivated and willing to learn
  • Ability to program in Java, JavaScript and/or Python
  • Problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Understanding of SQL in order to manipulate and validate test data
  • Understanding of XML, HTML
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work both individually and in a team environment
  • Exposure to Selenium automation tool a plus
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