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KBR QA Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Title:

QA Engineer

QA Engineer

KBR in support of the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, located in Cambridge, MA has an immediate requirement for a Software Tester. The qualified candidate will be a key contributor in testing of a web application. The successful candidate should possess a mix of manual and automated testing experience on web based applications, as well as a demonstrated ability to create detailed test specifications, and test cases. Candidate will develop and conduct functional and non-functional tests by working with the business stakeholders, development teams and the project manager.

Responsibilities

  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback

  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test strategy and test plans

  • Develop test cases and test acceptance criteria; develop test data necessary to execute test cases

  • Define and report meaningful test metrics to support decision making by the project manager; thoroughly identify, record and track defects

  • Provide complex technical expertise to engineering management in the development, maintenance and refinement of internal quality control and reliability programs.

  • Provide leadership and guidance to less experienced test personnel

  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts

  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

Expertise

  • 5+ years of experience of QA in fast paced environments software development environments

  • BS in engineering, computer science, information systems or other related science degree

  • Expertise of ad hoc database queries using SQL or SQL tools like Toad, etc.

  • Experience of working in issue tracking tools like Jira and Confluence

  • Experience testing web interfaces, data interfaces and reports

  • Communication and technical writing skills necessary to produce formal test specifications and test plans

  • Analytical, problem solving, time management, priority allocation and task management skills

  • Strong presentation skills to present test results to individuals and groups

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Hands-on experience using test automation tools like Selenium is a plus

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and solutions across the asset and program life cycle within the government services and technology sectors. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. ‚Äč

KBR is proud to work with customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.

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