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Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Boston, MA 02116

Posted: 10/09/2018 Industry: Information Technology Management Job Number: 6940

ektello is looking for a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer in Holken, NJ to work with one of the leading educational software companies in the United States.

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: Boston, MA

Contract: 9 Month Initial Contract

Pay Rate: $45-$55 per hour

  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining quality assurance systems and activities.
  • Defines and specifies the implementation of standards, methods, and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision, accuracy, and reliability of company products.
  • Participates in the reviewing of engineering designs to contribute quality assurance requirements and considerations.
  • Assists product support areas in gathering and analyzing data.

Additional Details:
  • Develop and execute manual and automated test cases, as well as performs back end data validation.
  • Track test progress and results in test management tools like QMetry, HP-ALM & Jira
  • Facilitates troubleshooting and solves problems.
  • Communicate, Investigate and report project issues with quality engineers, product, developers, product management, technical project management and technical support specialists on product issues;
  • Team interactions will be required both in US and overseas. Operate under general supervision and report to the Software Quality Engineering Manager.
  • Analyzes and ensures requirements/User Story acceptance criteria are acceptable for test case creation.
  • Contributes to the development of other team members through training and knowledge-share.
  • Supports Production and Pre-Production testing to validate core infrastructure and partner application changes
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Ideal candidate has experience testing in the area of Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing

Skills Required:
  • Performs complex testing tasks requiring planning, scheduling, and testing to assure that developed products meet design specifications and are within total quality management limits and standards. 
  • Knowledgeable in QE Practices with strong troubleshooting skills. Domain knowledge in Ed-Tech
  • Has demonstrated planning and resource scheduling skills. 
  • Formulate test plans including systems analysis, risk analysis, dependency analysis, writing and plotting test strategies, and determines how to report defects (pre/post- production). 
  • Experienced implementing Manual and Automation Testing strategies, including Web Services and U/I tools. 
  • Understands concepts behind “ when” and “ why” to do automation. Strong skills in Java, Selenium, API tools 
  • Ensures highly complex testing on projects utilizing Practice Area guidelines, such as, understanding API/Web Services testing and understanding when to write test harnesses using web services technologies and is able to disseminate this information to team members.

  • Bachelor in Computer Science, Math or other Engineering degree.


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