Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer

SkillSoft   •  

Rochester, NY

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 66 days ago

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Skillsoft is seeking a self-motivated and energetic Senior Quality Assurance Engineer. The right candidate must be a team player with strong communication skills and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. This position requires the QA Engineer to hit the ground running with focus on manual and automation testing.

The successful candidate should possess a mix of manual and automated testing experience on web-based applications, as well as a demonstrated ability to create detailed test specifications, test strategy and test plans. Candidate will collaborate with business stakeholders, development teams and the project managers.

Required Skills and Experience:

· BS Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience.

· 5+ years of QA experience.

· 3+ years of experience with test automation.

· Experience testing ERP software.

· Hands on experience with object oriented programming.

· Hands-on experience automating test cases to extend an existing Selenium framework.

· Working knowledge of common software architectures (web/API/DB).

· Experience with API testing tools (ie. SoapUI / JMeter).

· Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test strategy and test plans.

· Experience with web services/API testing.

· Experience performing backend database verifications using SQL.

· Review functional and technical documentation in order to identify requirements.

· Self-motivated, excellent communication skills, detail oriented, confident, quick learner, critical thinker.

· Experience working on medium to large software projects and be able to drive the QA process independently.

· Able to work in an open team space/collaborative environment.

Desired Skills:

· Designing and building a test automation framework.

· Experience with Java.

· Knowledge of Salesforce.


· Assess the current set of automation tools and framework and make recommendations on automation strategy.

· Work closely within the QA team and across multiple development teams.

· Identify, evaluate and document issues with appropriate priority and severity.

· Execute all components of product testing such as functional, regression and end-to-end testing.

· Conduct test case reviews to ensure test scenarios accurately capture business functionality and requirements.

· Work to minimize manual testing by identifying high-ROI test cases for automation.

· Enjoys multi-tasking on a daily basis.

· Collaborate closely with the QA team and Software Developers to keep test case suites up to date.

· Other work-related duties as assigned