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QA Test Engineer

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Information Technology / Systems Job Number: 941 Pay Rate: 95,000

The job is an integral member of an agile scrum team responsible for writing, executing, analyzing and testing our software products, in order to build scalable applications across all digital channels to serve our customers. The position will be responsible for taking a software quality and customer view of software solutions so that the developers can build high quality applications to meet the needs of the product vision. The position, and team, will be involved in every aspect at part of the SDLC process from idea generation, business analysis, UX design and rigorous testing against industry standards for quality assurance traceability and compliance. The job requires the technical acumen to develop and execute test automation code as a part of on-going regression testing standards. Test engineers are expected to participate in refining the CICD process, code review their code, and engage in manual testing.

 

The job is responsible for working with software engineers, product analysts, and other stakeholders to understand requirements surrounding new or enhanced features. Responsible for writing test case documents, test plan documents, and test results that adheres to SOC2 standards set forth by Principal Analysts. Performs peer reviews of testing artifacts. Acquires, manipulates or creates all necessary test data needed for software quality assurance. Responsible for mentoring junior test engineers in this capacity.

 

Responsible for idea generation, exploring and suggesting business rules that would apply to achieve the required product features. And contributing to an evolving and updated product backlog. Attends release activities as needed in order to ensure successful, high-quality product updates. Coordinates release night activities for the department.

 

As a part of an agile work team, responsible for participating in all scrum ceremonies, assisting in sprint planning and completing required sprints in the development through final execution of software applications/programs. Communicates any issues/blockers to the Scrum Master in a timely manner. Helps in story creation (i.e. DoD, Acceptance Criteria, estimation). Creates Tasks for their stories in RTC or Jira, and updates status and assignment accordingly. Monitors work against production schedule and provide progress updates and report any issues or impediments to senior analysts/principals on a regular basis.

 

Responsible for software development and execution of test automation code as a part of on-going regression testing standards. Test engineers will work with a variety of QA Automation technologies including; Java programming, Selenium, Appium and our cloud build and delivery processes. Senior Test Engineers are expected to participate in refining the CICD process, code reviews, and mentoring other junior test engineers.

 

 

 

Ryan McKigney

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