Software Quality Test Engineer

Software Quality Test Engineer

Job Code: TJ_7382
Job Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Zip Code: 70112
Job Category/Title:
Employment Category: Contract - Corp-to-Corp, Contract - Independent, Contract - W2
Position Type: Senior Level
Travel Required: No
Interview Type: In-person
Education: Associate Degree
Experience: 5-10 year(s)
Job Description: Job Description:

• Routinely work with business stakeholders to translate system requirements into acceptance test criteria, including BDD (Behavior Driven Development) where appropriate.
• Contribute in Agile / Scrum planning sessions to propose sprint test plans
• Participate in daily scrum team functions to ensure voice of quality is an integral part of the scrum team
• Participate in selection of software testing tools and test automation frameworks
• Generate and execute automated / manual test cases daily and each sprint while collaborating heavily with the software developers
• Contribute to development of an automated / manual regression test suite, and ensure it is executed as appropriate
• Track and report on software quality trends during software release cycles
• Propose and track software quality metrics
• Basic qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline
• Minimum of 3+ years of experience writing object-oriented software, or designing and executing manual and automated software tests
• Strong Facilitation skills, leading in-person and remote teams in co-creation sessions, creating wireframes, workflows and prototypes.
• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States full-time
• Must be willing to work in our XXXXX facility full-time
• Must submit application for employment through gecareers.com (or COS if internal) to be considered
• Must be 18 years of age or older
• Must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including for example, verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background"
• Desired qualifications:
• Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline
• A strong focus on customer outcomes
• Demonstrated proficiency in writing software test cases for enterprise software deliverables
• Experience with contemporary quality approaches such as TDD (Test Driven Development) and BDD
• Knowledge of software testing concepts including: regression, unit, integration, load, white box, black box, positive, negative, mocking, boundary testing, scalability, traceability
• Successful track record of translating business requirements to functional software tests
• A background in defining Software test automation frameworks and delivering reusable automated test suites
• Experience with testing Tools: HP QC / QTP, UFT, Selenium, Loadrunner, Static Code Analysis
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively across functions in a matrix environment.
• Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to diplomatically advocate for the appropriate support staffing levels.
• Ideal candidate will also have experience presenting effectively to non-technical and executive audiences.
• Strong analytical skills – strong problem solving skills, communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions; anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve.
• Resourceful and quick learner; able to efficiently seek out, learn, & apply new areas of expertise as needed.
• Highly self-motivated, able to work independently.
Duration: 6 Month(s)
No. of Posts: 1
Job Expiry Date: October 20, 2016
Telecommute: No
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