Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Employment Type:
Any
Sector:
IT Jobs
Job Role:
Testing Jobs
Area:
Michigan
Location:
United States of America
Salary:
Competitive
Posted:
10-May-18
Recruiter:
Mobile Jobs
Job Ref:
RX00100518

Position Description:

This position will spearhead a renewed initiative of software quality for our internal systems. We create and maintain the systems running our core business; these systems will be your main responsibility. Our systems are primarily web-based, but we also develop and use server-side and various other tools.

Qualified candidates will function as the “gatekeeper of quality,” requiring masterful planning skills, a broad QA background, and a keen sense of how to help our software engineers meet or exceed their high standards of quality.

Responsibilities:

Design our new and more agile testing framework.
Develop scenarios and test plans to maintain high standards of quality.
Collaborate with the software development team and other product owners to deliver full code coverage in terms of quality assurance.
Execute, document, and report quality status checks and their results.
Ensure all product releases meet or exceed our existing goals of high quality and security.
Design, organize, and facilitate user testing.
Expand this renewed initiative to maintain scalability.
Qualifications

Experience:

3+ years in software QA and testing
Experience with enterprise-level testing
Experience with bug-tracking systems; GitHub experience preferred
Experience with version control systems; knowledge GitHub and integrated systems preferred
Experience with automated testing

Education:
Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Other Requirements:

Self-starter with passion for creating, expanding, and maintaining QA-based subsystems; requires minimal supervision and guidance

Awareness of web security caveats (CSRF, XSS, SQL injection, and so on), ability to test for all of these cases and others

Ability to take something imperfect and make it perfect, asymptotically or otherwise

Relentless attention to detail

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Some understanding of software development

Knowledge of programming languages such as PHP, JavaScript, SQL, and others

Involvement in the PHP/JS community

Ability to enhance our automated testing

Working Conditions:

Office work in a controlled environment that requires extended periods of sitting

May require lifting and moving IT equipment and related objects

Availability for on-call

Benefits:

Medical / Health / Wellness:

Nexcess pays a generous portion of the medical plan premium for both employees and dependents. Insurance selections for employees and eligible dependents are effective after 90 day of qualifying service. Employees may choose from a variety of plans including:

Medical Insurance (Employee-only coverage is 95% paid by the company)
Prescription Drug Plan
Dental Insurance
Vision Coverage
Long Term Disability – free coverage for all eligible employees
Short Term Disability
Life Insurance – $15,000 in free coverage for all eligible employees
Additional Voluntary Life Insurance
Accidental Death & Dismemberment - $20,000 in free coverage for those enrolled in the medical plan

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