Sr. Software QA Engineer

Location: Lenexa, KS
Date Posted: 08-23-2016
QA Engineer who can work as an integral member of our QA test team providing specific expertise in quality assurance throughout the full development cycle of our software solutions. The QA Engineer will actively participate in design and requirement review meetings to ensure test coverage that new and enhanced application will satisfy business requirements and deliver high quality products.   
 
Primary Responsibilities
  • Provides quality assurance participation within the team as part of manual and automation testing
  • Perform gap analysis and work to increase test coverage by breadth and depth 
  • Write test plans, define test data requirements, develop test scripts, execute and analyze manual and/or automation test scripts, facilitate triage of defects found, and ensure thorough retest of defects through resolution
  • Perform analysis of requirements documents or Agile stories to derive test cases and test plans
  • Analyze functional and technical system design for testability
  • Define and execute functional, end to end, regression and automation test coverage
  • Collaborate with development and business partners to understand and prioritize regression testing efforts
  • Determines appropriate metrics that enable the team to understand and continuously improve their processes, techniques and technologies from a quality perspective 
  • Participate in project scheduling activities and associated risk analysis and mitigation
  • Work closely with Team Leads to understand UI and Batch applications, define automation development scope, estimate, plan, execute and deliver on-time; including: design, hands-on develop and troubleshoot
  • Understand relational database mechanics with sufficient familiarity to design robust automated test suits to develop "end-to-end" automated testing and perform manual database testing
  • Work with team to create automated tests
  • Work with business analysts and business stakeholders to undertake exploratory testing
 
Qualifications
Education and Experience 
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or related discipline or comparable work experience
  • Hands-on experience as QA Manual Tester, leading teams and also be hands-on contributor
  • Hhands-on experience as Automation Tester, prototyping, developing and executing scripts using automated test tools like Silk, RFT, QTP and Selenium
  • Thorough understanding of SDLC and comprehensive understanding of QA methodologies and process
 
Skills and Knowledge  
  • Demonstrated experience with Test Management tools to write test cases, test cycles and reporting defects:  e.g., HP Quality Center (Test Director), IBM Test Management Tools
  • Very strong experience of writing complex SQL queries to extract and verify data
  • Experience with scripting languages and/or open source test tools
  • Must have an excellent trouble shooting skills
  • Should be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience or familiarity working in Agile/SCRUM
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