Sr. QA Engineer

Location: San Francisco, California
Company: Goahead Solutions
Salary: USD
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Contact: Goahead Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Duration: 6 months to start/will be extended beyond
Location: San Francisco (remote until the virus restriction has been lifted)
Must be able to work independently/no 3rd parties

Seeking a Senior QA Engineer works with architects, data analysts, product owner, and business analysts to accept requirements, translates these requirements into test plans, write test cases, develop testing automation harnesses and perform testing for assigned applications. Works on creating the related Data testing framework and API/Microservices framework. The Senior QA Engineer coordinates with Architects, Data Analysts, Development, Product, and QACOE teams on a project basis to effectively communicate testing design and development on related activities with a wide range of technical, non-technical, and third party team members.

Looking for this person to:
Design, develop and maintain a modular, extensible and reusable test automation harness and scripts
Develop, automate, and execute test cases to ensure feature enhancements are high quality and provide an intuitive customer experience
Identify and document bugs in usability and functionality; help engineers troubleshoot issues as they are uncovered
Conduct functional, regression, and performance testing
Continuously improvising on tests, Identify test gaps and come up with ways to bridge those gaps
Participate in CI/CD discussions and implementation
Interact with various stake-holders to execute on product goals
Lead test planning and execution activities. Participate in various design, backlog discussions

BSA degree in Computer Science or related degree required
Masters in Computer Science is desired
Minimum 5+ years of enterprise software testing experience
3 + years of testing automation experience

Technical skills:
Exp with development practices like BDD and Test-Driven Development
A solid foundation of QA methodologies, testing techniques, and software development processes.
Exp with data automation testing
Exp with one or more scripting and/or programming languages and/or tools such as Python, Java, Perl, Shell
Exp building automation frameworks from scratch.
Strong experience in automating end-end test cases (using tools like Selenium, Cypress, etc.), API testing (SOAP UI, Postman, etc.), performance testing, and security testing using JMeter or any other relevant tool.
Experience in DevOps stack (CI & CD) and other dependency management and build tools such as Jenkins, Gradle, Maven, Ant, and Ivy
Strong understanding of both relational and NoSQL databases
Experience with vendor integrations and other financial vendors

Functional skills:
Experience with Agile methodologies
Use methodical and repeatable processes to verify releases meet quality standards before launch
Apply Quality Engineering principles throughout the agile product life cycle to identify defect and design flaws
Collaborate with the development team to improve the quality of the deliverables and ensure the business needs are met
Profile manual acceptance criteria and test cases and evaluate automation opportunities
Create and maintain reusable components, functions, and libraries to reduce maintenance costs, increase efficiency and scalability
Strong quantitative and analytical skills - ability to quickly analyze data to identify key insights and apply them to the business
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present effectively to both business and technical audiences at all levels of the organization

Keywords:Quality AssuranceSoftware TestingData Automation
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