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Test Engineer
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Location: Phoenix AZ
Job ID# 666
Date Posted: 01 Oct 2013
  • Collaborates and works closely with Scrum Team and QA Team members to understand the current and planned features and functionality of various software systems.
  • Develops functional expertise and strong technical knowledge of multiple systems.
  • Plans and drives test efforts within a scrum team and/or to certify releases
  • Actively participates in various release and sprint planning activities to scope and plans efforts.
  • Oversees execution of the test plan, continually analyzes test efforts for completeness, manages efforts towards meeting key delivery dates, and provides status reporting.
  • Works with team to remove road blocks and resolve issues, and escalates to management when necessary.
  • Creates and maintains various types of documentation necessary to effectively plan and test new and enhanced features and functionality. 
  • Documentation may include but not limited to: Test cases, test plans, test scripts, test charters, and status reports.
  • Performs various types of testing, both manual and automated, on software systems to ensure functional and technical requirements are met.
  • Types of testing include but are not limited to: functional, regression, integration, and user acceptance testing.
  • Creates, updates, and runs automated test scripts. 
  • Analyzes failure/success of automated scripts and makes modifications as required.
  • Supports the delivery of software releases to the production environment; which often occur after hours.
  • Participates in deployment planning activities and performs smoke & targeted testing upon release.
  • Post release, collaborates with the production support team to reproduce production defects and log defects in tracking system.
  • Contributes to the knowledge building and continuous improvement efforts of the organization.

 Education, Experience and Knowledge

 Bachelor’s degree in CIS or Business or 3+ years testing experience required.

  • A minimum of 2 year’s experience in an enterprise-level system testing/quality assurance in a highly transactional, high availability environment. 
  • Experience working in an Scrum/Agile environment
  • Experience testing web and mobile software applications
  • Familiarity with computer hardware configuration and operating systems such as UNIX and Windows.
  • General understanding of basic database structure and ability to write and execute basic database queries
  • Strong knowledge of automated testing; experience with Selenium and the ability to create and run automated scripts a plus.
  • Intermediate level of knowledge with the soapUI test tool and Service Oriented Architecture.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office products, to include Word, Excel and Microsoft Project.
  • Good written and oral communications skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Inquisitive and analytical.
  • Unwavering attention to detail.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others and hold others accountable.
  • Ability to drive results in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Willingness and ability to work long or late hours, based on business need; Performs other related duties as assigned