The Judge Group has an opening for a Sr. QA Specialist in Wilmington for a direct client. Please see full job description below. If interested please send your resume to Will O’Connor at the Judge Group, WOConnor@judge.com
The QA Specialist will work under general supervision to define, document, analyze, perform and interpret functional tests for new and/or modified software products.
Perform varied and complex assignments of the software testing functionality.
Investigate and resolve operational problems in conjunction with other technical personnel.
Partner with other QA Specialists and perform the set-up and execution of tests.
Requires thorough technical, analytical and operational knowledge within the QA area of accountability with specific responsibilities for design, development and implementation of test strategies
Responsible for the execution of integration, system, and regression testing of software
Maintain his/her own schedules and coordinate activities for project efforts while maintaining high quality execution; identifying task dependencies, test schedules, and the utilization of test environments
Ensures test deliverables are prepared per enterprise guidelines; monitors the completion of tasks within time and cost constraints and ensures that technical and functional objectives are met.
Direct responsibilities include:
Interact with the product delivery team; participate in product requirement/design reviews to provide input on completeness of functional requirements, product designs, and schedules
Identify interdependencies, ambiguities or omissions, and make suggestions to improve requirements and ensure usability/testability
Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, or completeness, with focus to mitigate risks
Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, and/or procedures to determine product quality or release readiness
Develop testing scenarios/cases to address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, boundary/negative testing, error or defect retests, usability; including automated scripts
Perform test execution, capture results documentation
Perform initial debugging procedures by reviewing configuration files, logs, or code pieces to determine breakdown source
Adhere to defect tracking process; document software defects, using a defect tracking tool (Quality Center), monitor the progress in a timely manner, escalate aging and priority defects
Document test procedures to ensure repeatability and compliance with standards
Collect and report test results through various metrics reporting tools and communicating to key stakeholders on a regular basis.
Assess readiness and deviation of project performance based on test results.
3+ years’ experience performing Quality Assurance functions with demonstrated experience in Software Development Lifecycle quality deliver
Ability to share and communicate ideas both verbally and in writing to staff, business sponsors, managers, and technical resources in clear concise language that is appropriate to the target audience
Experience with a variety of test tools and software testing practices, including developing, implementing, maintaining and managing manual/automated testing systems and environments
Strong collaboration, negotiation and influencing skills
Ability to work independently and/or as part of a team. Experience working with geographically distributed teams, including offshore
Experience using automated testing tools