Senior Software QA Tester

KForce   •  

Scottsdale, AZ

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 34 days ago


Kforce has a client in search of a Senior Software Quality Assurance (QA) Tester in Scottsdale, Arizona (AZ). Summary: The Senior Software Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer will align with business initiatives to drive projects to completion with acceptable levels of test coverage to satisfy the risk profiles for projects and desired time to market. The Senior Software QA Engineer is primarily responsible for executing QA tasks to certify code for deployment to the Production environment. The Senior Software QA Engineer will provide guidance and training to assist other team members. They will document and execute test cases to ensure proper coverage from a functional, regression, and performance standpoint. They also appropriately escalates issues to QA lead and support QA activities across multiple projects, technologies, and applications. Responsibilities include:

  • Implement quality assurance using defined practices and procedures
  • Write and maintain test plans for user interface, functional, system and ad-hoc testing
  • Test mobile applications and responsive websites using mobile devices
  • Write test cases that verify functional and non-functional requirements of a feature
  • Accurately track and report on Quality Assurance metrics
  • Support Release Management process through scheduling and installation
  • Understand and evaluate risk factors as they relate to changing requirements
  • Test, evaluate and validate new functions and applications and identify issues in software or services
  • Work collaboratively with developers during all stages of projects to provide in-process testing results
  • Collaborate in the Agile software development process, independently representing the QA team
  • Participate in the design of new features to drive quality and adherence to specifications
  • Create and update documentation for the QA process
  • Work closely with the business teams on User Interface layout and design


  • BS or BA degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related major or equivalent job experience
  • 5-10+ years of Quality Assurance work experience with proven ability to test and certify enterprise level software
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with online B2B/B2C/B2G order systems is preferred
  • Experience with online retail systems is a plus
  • Experience with Mobile, API, and Client/Server Testing is a plus
  • Prior work experience with development methodologies including Waterfall, Scrum, Agile, test-driven development and/or behavior driven development
  • Work experience with the Atlassian suite preferred
  • Strong knowledge of QA procedures and methodology
  • Understanding of change requests and/or release management processes
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, HTTP, Java, JavaScript, XML and AJAX are plusses
  • Understanding of all components and/or phases of software development and maintenance lifecycle
  • Service Testing with SoapUI or other similar testing tools is preferred
  • Basic familiarity with Unix command line and Tomcat/JBoss Configuration is a plus
  • Knowledge of databases, SQL structures and writing complex queries
  • E-Commerce experience is high desired
  • Proficiency in testing legacy programming languages such as RPG is a plus
  • Proficient analytical, troubleshooting, and debugging skills
  • Ability to analyze requirements and strategy and point out possible quality related problems
  • Ability to focus with attention to detail to demand quality production code

JobID: 1782160-WQG