Job Description

Senior Software Quality Engineer

We are seeking an experienced Software Quality Engineer with a passion for excellence in software engineering and expertise to transform that passion into continuous improvement and high quality releases.
As Senior Software Quality Engineer, you lead talented quality engineers and are an integral part of an agile development team. Testing of scalable web architectures, loosely coupled heterogeneous environments and driving continuous integration (CI) & deployments are key aspects of this position.
The candidate must possess strong problem solving, written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, agile team environment.
Job Duties
Be a self-guided and collaborative member of a global Agile development team.
Assures the appropriate level of quality by working with developers and product owners to:
+ facilitate testing effort
+ performs in-depth product testing by writing and executing test scripts
+ conveys information clearly and effectively verbally and in-writing
+ resolve defects
Provides guidance and training to SQA team members on SQA Best Practices regarding:
+ testing framework choices
+ automated and manual testing
+ agile practices
+ managing defects
Required Experience/Skills
8+ years of experience in software test or software development.
Experience in testing web-based applications from UI to data tier in a commercial environment.
Experience in working with an Agile software development team.
Knowledge of one or more Automation or Performance Tools (e.g., Test Complete, Selenium, ReadyAPI, eTouch, etc.) is required.
Must be able to effectively communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel.
Professional certification as warranted.
Desirable Qualities
Passion for software quality – enthusiasm for quality and new technologies and their potential to make an impact.
Comfortable with ambiguity – can begin to explore and solve complex problems even when the problem and solution are not always well defined.
A bias to action – a willingness to “jump right in” with an emphasis on producing results.
Highly collaborative – an affinity for solving complex problems through dialog with team members.
Curiosity – always seeking the “why’s” and “how’s” in the interest of continuous learning and the mastery of a craft.
Self-disciplined – determined to take the time to do things the right way.
Innovation – the courage to challenge prevailing assumptions and suggest better ways of doing things.
Leadership – a tendency to inspire others and rally them towards the achievement of shared goals.
Bachelors in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience.


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