Senior QA Engineer

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Job Family Summary

The FLIGHT Test Engineer family is an active and integral participant on software development teams. The FLIGHT Test Engineer supports all test strategy and coordination, planning, creation and execution activities for multiple test types identified as in-scope, champions overall quality efforts, identifies and defines acceptance criteria and test conditions, and creates and executes test scenarios that validate application acceptance criteria.

Job Description

The FLIGHT Performance Test Engineer Sr Consultant II owns all test coordination, planning, and creation or execution of performance test scripts for low to medium complexity projects. This engineer coordinates and owns the test strategy as the overall performance test champion on the team, identifies acceptance criteria, defines the test conditions when stories or requirements are created, designs and implements test performance architecture and may enhance and modify the test performance framework. The Test Engineer would also participate and own performance test planning and execution activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Decompose and/or solicit business requirements to be able to write effective acceptance criteria and develop automated test scripts for basic/low complexity projects.
  • Test a range of Products spanning Legacy Apps, Web Sites/Portals, Mobile Apps, and Web Services.
  • Develop automated scripts that support existing Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline.
  • Identify and communicate testing-related Defects/Issues/Risks.
  • Possess technical competency to interact with application developers to ensure software quality. This may include architectural reviews, design sessions, and code reviews.
  • Possess thorough understanding of environment and infrastructure that the Products will be deployed to.
  • Apply Testing Lifecycle Management principles in the context of a product/project.
  • Create, consult and maintain an environment where a Test Driven Development behavior is fostered
  • In an agile/scrum environment, may:
  • Execute practical application of Agile framework components (user stories, scrum, sprints, etc.).
  • Participate in Scrum, Daily Stand-up, Sprint and iterative development activities
  • Participate in Sprint planning and backlog refinement
  • Define acceptance criteria when stories are created
  • 7+ years' hands on automation/testing engineer role in Selenium with Java/C# language
  • Experience constructing test plans and executing against these plans across functional, regression unit, system, performance, stress and load testing
  • 5+ years' of hands on experience with the following tools:
  • Agile Planning tool (e.g. JIRA)


Key Responsibilities (Cont'd)

  • Functional Test Automation (e.g. Selenium WebDriver, UFT)
  • Defect Management (e.g. HP Quality Center)
  • Source Code Management Tools (e.g. Git, TFS, RTC)


Job Qualifications

  • Experience with performance testing tools such as Jmeter or Performance test center is highly desired.
  • Experience in modifying/maintaining Selenium automation frameworks will be a huge plus.
  • Relational Database Management (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
  • Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Jenkins, Octopus, Hudson) Experience in architecting, implementing solutions/frameworks to effectively transition testing to the cloud is a huge plus.
  • Security testing experience [Application Layer] is a huge plus


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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