Hired by Matrix, Inc. Senior Quality Assurance Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Type:Contract

Job Location:Boston

Massachusetts

Job Description:

Job Summary

  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining quality assurance systems and activities within this education publishing company.

  • 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.

Responsibilities

  • The Software Quality Engineer (SQE) is responsible for analyzing, testing, and resolving technical issues to ensure that developed products meet the design specifications and are within defined standards.

  • Guides the planning, creation and execution of tests both manual and automated tests using test automation tools including, but not limited to, Selenium, JUnit, and Java based home grown test frameworks. Understands the concepts behind and when to do automation. - Has demonstrated test engineer capabilities: works well with other departments – Dev/PM/PdM, etc.

  • Facilitates troubleshooting and solves problems.

  • 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.

  • Plans, schedules and implements testing for projects, defines test objectives, writes scripts (manual and automated).

  • Formulates test plans including systems analysis, risk analysis, dependency analysis, writing and plotting test strategies, and determines how to report defects (pre/post- production).

  • Investigates and reports project issues by communicating and working with various departments including: Development, Product, Project Management, Systems and Application support groups, Network Engineering, etc., as well as other project teams.

  • Analyzes and ensures requirements/User Story acceptance criteria are acceptable for test case creation.

  • Executes manual and automated test cases, as well as performs back end data validation.

  • Tracks test progress and results in test management tools like Jira, Stash, Jenkins and QMetry / ALM - Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Education Requirement

  • Bachelor or Engineering discipline in Science / Computer Science

Experience

  • 4-7 years of QE experience. Experienced in Quality Assurance Processes, Test methodologies, Requirements Analysis and Defect Tracking for Enterprise Software

  • Solid understanding of Agile development

  • Experienced in creating and reviewing Test plans for Manual Testing.

  • Experienced in operating Test Management Software Experienced in automation - REST APIs and Selenium WebDriver.

  • Strong in Java in particular.

  • Good working knowledge of databases - SQL, No-SQL(Mongo)

  • Experienced in Jenkins, GIT; BitBucket

  • Experienced using defect management tools

  • Demonstrated planning and resource scheduling skills.

  • Understands and implements, at a team level, practices developed by the Core Platforms Practice Areas.

  • Understands when to execute a SQL trace to capture stored procedure execution/duration and read/writes.

  • Solid understanding of Agile development

  • Experienced in creating and reviewing Test plans for Manual Testing.

  • Experienced in operating Test Management Software

  • Experienced in automation - REST APIs and Selenium WebDriver.

  • Strong in Java in particular. Good working knowledge of databases - SQL, No-SQL(Mongo)

  • Experienced in Jenkins, GIT;BitBucket

  • Experienced using defect management tools

Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively and articulate on technical details across all levels of the organization

Please submit your resume for consideration. Once submitted, feel free to contact Sanka at 646-856-8903 for additional information.

Approx. Duration: months

About Hired By Matrix

Hired by Matrix, Inc. founded in 1986, is a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) dedicated to providing the highest quality of job opportunities to our candidates and staffing services to our clients. We are a full service staffing firm with experience recruiting and delivering for IT, Accounting & Finance, Administrative & Clerical, Clinical & Scientific, and Marketing disciplines. Our long history in the staffing industry and dedication to excellence are the key differentiators that have fueled our success for over 30 years.

Hired by Matrix offers our contract professionals competitive salaries, benefits after 60 days and a 401k option after one year.Equal Opportunity EmployerWBENC CertifiedWOSB Certified*CEO Sharon Olzerowicz serves on the WBENC Board and is a long-standing member of the Forum Governing Group.

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