Quality Assurance Engineer
Job Details
Experienced
HQ - Arlington, VA
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree
None
Information Technology
Description

You will be an integral member of our IT team and will enjoy:

  • Working as part of cross-functional Agile scrum teams to ensure quality is achieved at all stages of the development process, from defining requirements through code deployment
  • Estimating, prioritizing, planning, and coordinating testing activities
  • Executing test cases (exploratory or automated) and investigating results
  • Developing, executing, and monitoring automated tests and giving regular feedback to the team on status of automated test suite quality
  • Reviewing and analyzing user story requirements and acceptance criteria
  • Proactively bringing issues and problems to the attention of the team; generating, proposing, and implementing innovative solutions to solve them
  • Working closely with the software development and operations teams, as well as business users and product managers, as required
  • Being a creative thinker with demonstrated critical thinking skills who can quickly identify and test for functional ‘edge cases’ outside of expected functionality
Qualifications

What qualifications are necessary to succeed in the job?

  • Strong and demonstrated knowledge of software quality assurance methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance with a minimum of 4 years working in an Agile software development environment
  • Experience writing clear, concise, and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools, programming languages, and frameworks, including, but not limited to, GEB, Groovy, Selenium, GEB, Python, and Spock
  • Solid knowledge of PL/SQL and experience using Oracle relational databases
  • Experience using Linux/Unix
  • Experience using the Atlassian suite of tools, such as JIRA, Bitbucket, and Confluence
  • Experience working in .net core framework
  • Experience with and/or interest in Amazon Web Services a plus
  • Must also have excellent analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task within tight deadlines
  • Must be self-directed and results/goal-oriented
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related subject
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