Test/Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer

We are looking for an experienced Test/Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer to form and lead a formal software QA department. Should have a proven record of implementing both manual and automated testing approaches and solutions. Application(s) being tested will include both Windows-based applications and Linux-based applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage QA Tester(s).
  • A desire to help others achieve their best.
  • Training, motivating, coaching, and correcting employees to ensure that standards are met.
  • Assist in the recruiting process.
  • Create reports to track progress.
  • Formulate strategies to increase productivity.
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases based on current application functionality.
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate quality testing activities.
  • Report issues and bugs for review, including appropriate background information to assist development team(s) in resolving or better understanding an issue.
  • Collaborate with development teams, support teams and end users on reproducing, detailing, and documenting reported defects and escalate through the appropriate channels.
  • Ensure traceability from business requirements and technical specifications to test conditions and defect reports.
  • Analyze data in order to find areas for growth.
  • Review processes in order to ensure that they align with current trends.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Computer Science, or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience with databases and Microsoft SQL Server.
  • 5+ years of quality assurance experience in a professional work environment.
  • Experience with methods and tools for performing the following:
    • Functional testing
    • Regression testing
    • Performance testing
    • Integration testing
    • Scalability testing
    • Stress testing
  • QA experience in an agile development environment.
  • Highly organized with excellent analytics and problem-solving abilities and keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • This person will not be writing code on a day to day basis however they may write automated tests in C++, C# or python.
  • Experience with Atlassian Jira is a plus.
  • Experience with Git version control is a plus.

 

Location

Houston, TX 77062

Job Type

Full Time

Full Benefits

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