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Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Title:

Quality Assurance Engineer

Location:

Boston, MA

Industry:

Information Technology

Job Description:

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Job Requirements:

We're seeking a Quality Assurance Engineer. The ideal candidate has experience testing and/or troubleshooting software applications as well as building and enhancing automation frameworks. The successful candidate exhibits a high level of self-motivation and independence as well as the ability to work within a team environment. This individual will play a major role in expanding the current automated test suite.

* U.S. work authorization is required.

 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Design test cases for business functionality that can be run as manual tests or implemented as automated tests.
  • Design, develop, and execute manual and automated test suites. Familiarity with open source QA tools and techniques, bug tracking systems, and test design and execution is essential.
  • Enhance and maintain existing test automation framework, supporting automated functional testing.
  • Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Participate fully in the SDLC process.
 

Skills & Requirements:

  • Experience with troubleshooting and/or manual testing in Client/Server and browser-based environments
  • Strong database skills with hands on SQL query writing and back end validation
  • Good knowledge and experience in software testing methodology, test development, and test execution involving multiple types of testing (e.g. Functional, System, Integration, Regression, and Performance).
  • Must have solid foundation with test automation concepts and methods including an understanding of black box, grey box and white box testing.
  • Experience with Selenium/WebDriver automation framework
  • Web applications troubleshooting using standard web development tools such as Firebug, WebDeveloper, etc.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to create clear, concise defect submissions
  • Ability to troubleshoot software defects and identify the root cause
  • Ability to work effectively with Development Engineers to get bugs documented and fixed
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience in Java, TestNG, Maven testing framework
  • Experience with performance test tools (JMeter, LoadRunner, etc)
  • SVN (Subversion)
  • Experience with ORACLE
  • Experience with ERP applications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or Computer Science
 

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