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QA Engineer

Numentica LLC - Costa Mesa, CA

Contract

Looking for a talented QA Engineer to help build our next cutting edge web application which will allow consumers to purchase a variety of products and services. The ideal candidate should be well rounded, self-motivated, experienced with multiple methods of testing incrementally delivered features and components. We are looking for someone prefers building automated tests, but also understands the need for some manual testing.

This role will be responsible for operational support including QA/UAT design, development and execution in an agile environment. The QA duties included developing and executing test plans, both automated and manual, performing user acceptance testing against Web and Mobile applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Create test plans & test cases for assigned features
  • Execute test cases & perform defect tracking/management
  • Design & build automated regression tests from test cases using Cucumber framework
  • Develop testing tools and resources to aid in testing effort
  • Plan and run automation tests, integration tests, & regression tests
  • Help define & lead the effort to implement quality requirements & processes
  • Comfortable communicating with developers & other technical team members
  • Participates in the full SDLC/Agile cycle engagements, including meetings, iterative development, estimations and design sessions
  • Perform UAT / regression testing for all enhancement and/or patch releases against documented specifications
  • Perform UAT / regression testing against APIs, Web Services using internal and external tools, Web portals and reports
  • Develop and execute test plans, test cases and client use-case
  • Identify and report QA issues, workflow issues and other project risks to development team
  • Evaluate overall test processes and produce regular progress updates
  • Verification testing and patch validation to verifying expected changes were installed
  • Evaluate system performance, reproduce issues and work with development to resolve identified problems
  • Work closely with product managers and developers to understand the product roadmap and product specifications to help determine the right test strategy
  • Tasks include evaluating daily test suites results, maintaining/updating automation tests, and improving regression tests/framework
  • Review logs (via SPLUNK) and data analytics for the application and work with BI team to develop and validate analytics information based on business requirement
  • Analyze live and historic data stored in DynamoDB, AWS RedShift, Aurora databases
  • Create and maintain Business Intelligence reports
  • Work with Business Users, Business Operations and Data Analytics team to define, create and validate data movement based on business requirement
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis (RCA) across SDLC phases – Application layer, Database layer, ETL, Replication process, Web Services, UI (Front End), and wherever applicable

Skills:

  • Experience in scripting/programming languages (Python, Perl, JAVA, C#, etc.)
  • Experience working with automation testing frameworks (Selenium, Robot) and developing testing scripts
  • Experience testing across multiple platforms (mobile, web, backend applications, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of SQL, Oracle, DynamoDB, AuroraDB, AWS RedShift, Informatica PowerCenter, SSIS, IBM Cognos reporting, Splunk, Raw data within text, .csv, .xls/.xlsx, JSON, XML files, Jmeter
  • Experience in testing enterprise level web applications, web services, databases, and highly scalable eCommerce architectures
  • Experience with Agile testing practices, SDLC process
  • Understands deployment pipeline, continuous integration, and code coverage
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Ability to adapt within a rapidly changing environment and know when to ask for help

Education and Experience:

  • BA/BS or Master’s in Computer Science or related field
  • At least 5+ years of combined experience as a quality assurance analyst/engineer, including applications development and testing utilizing the complete software development life cycle
  • 3 years of experience with manual/automation required
  • 3 years of experience with Behavior Driven Design preferred
  • Functional UI/BI testing experience required
  • Experience with Selenium, Cucumber, Postman dev experience

Job Type: Contract

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely
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