GovernmentCIO

Senior Software Quality Engineer

Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 6 days ago(11/18/2020 1:28 PM)
Job ID
2020-2669
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

GovernmentCIO is seeking a qualified Senior Software Quality Engineer to support the Veterans Legacy Memorial (VLM) program as a Senior Software Quality Engineer. The Sr. SQA Engineer will be involved in various aspects of the project supporting quality and automated testing, DevOps CI/CD Pipeline, black box and white box testing, and help institute other best practices supporting Agile methodology.

Responsibilities

The Senior Software Quality Engineer will use their scripting and testing skills to help the developers and SQA staff automate manual tests.  In addition, the Senior Software Quality Engineer will support use of automation and performance test software programs to set up test scripts to verify product functionality, data validation, performance, and user friendliness. The Sr. SQE will simulate product performance, evaluate results and compare those results with predicted outcomes. By using automation, it is expected the Sr. SQE can identify and document product problems or defects using bug tracking systems (Jira experience a plus).

 

In support of process improvement, the Sr. SQE will review the current verification processes and recommend how better software quality methodologies might be implemented to improve the quality across the development lifecycle.

 

Aside from the testing, the Sr. SQE will also be required to review product requirements and specifications in order to foresee potential issues, provide input of functional requirements and advise on design. Other duties include making suggestions to improve testing strategies, as well as using proper tools to create reports and presentations on defects.

 

Outcomes expected are working to test, analyze, automate, and improve product testing and highlight product performance issues during development of software applications. The Sr. SQE will work with other engineers and may advise on the design of the product. The Sr. SQE will support various VA-required processes related to product delivery, requirements/testing traceability, and cybersecurity compliance, as well as support the Engineering Lead and Program Manager on other quality improvement initiatives.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 8-10 years writing, executing, reviewing, analyzing, and supporting software testing during development in order to ensure quality.
  • 3-5 years writing test automation scripts, SQL, Optimized Object Mapping, keyword-driven and data-driven automation techniques, and web application white box testing.
  • Attention to detail with client focused experience.
  • Strong communication skills and able to work independently with limited supervisor interaction.
  • Highly analytical with exceptional problem-solving skills.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • NoSQL, Jira, GitHub, AWS, JavaScript, JSON, testing frameworks such as Selenium/Selenium GRID, TestComplete, Puppeteer etc.
  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, programming, information technology or a similar field.
  • Experience with HTML and DOM object mapping techniques related to test automation.

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