Senior Contract QA Engineer (Eliassen_243819) Boston, Massachusetts

Job Number: 243819

Senior Contract QA Engineer

Develop test plans/cases within a Lean/Agile Software Development framework from requirement specifications; define methodologies, pass/fail criteria, risk assessment and assumptions

Contribute to the implementation of automation principles with the QA team, define best practices, support the adoption of technologies and tools that drive efficiencies throughout the team

Ensure features achieve the desired level of functional flow and quality - including reliability, security and performance

 Advocate for 'building in' testability during design and development phases

Leverage progressive testing and environment toolsets - JMeter, SoapUI, FitNesse, Selenium, Zabbix, Splunk, Chef and Rundeck

 Assist in solving the intricacies around the delivery of an holistic automated provisioning tool chain to support a continuous integration / continuous deployment archetype

Assist in solving environment configuration issues across multiple teams and QA personnel Build and install software in internal and customer-facing test environments

Produce and maintain useful and usable documentation of work and contribute regularly in Wiki format to the general Engineering body of knowledge

All other duties as assigned 

REQUIREMENTS:

 BS in computer related discipline and 2 years experience as a Software QA Engineer

 Experience testing relational databases; SQL skills a must  Experience with distributed environments in a Microsoft Windows Server, Web / applications servers, and SQL Server topology

Ability and interest in coding with at least one of the following: C#, Java, Groovy and/or Selenium Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a small, highly accountable development environment

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