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Software Quality Assurance Engineer

An excellent career opportunity is currently available for a Software Quality Assurance Engineer located at Aires Pittsburgh, PA office.  This position is responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of test automation framework, tools and automated test suites and for researching, recommending, and integrating software testing technologies. You will ensure quality of custom software applications and verify conformance to business and technical requirements.  This will include test case development (both manual and automated), test execution, defect reporting, and bug fix verification.  You will work closely with developers, business analysts, business users and clients throughout the project lifecycle to achieve the goal of a stable, high-quality application.

Aires (www.aires.com) has been providing best-in-class relocation management services for over 30 years and is a recognized industry leader in delivering high quality relocation and assignment management services to leading corporations.

We Have…

  • An award-winning technology platform, built in-house, that aligns with the future state of Global Mobility
  • A financially stable organization with a history of 15%-20% organic annual growth
  • A competitive compensation, a high internal promotion rate and a full benefits package including a 401K match

Responsibilities:  

  • Contribute to improvements in unit testing coverage, design test framework, develop test suites, expand automated testing harness and automate scenarios/cases
  • Analyze specifications to gain a full understanding of system requirements
  • Perform functional, performance, load, compatibility, integration, and security testing
  • Maintain and update regression test suites
  • Develop automated test cases based on manual test documentation
  • Develop and maintain automated test scripts utilizing Selenium and REST-Assured
  • Perform peer reviews of test scripts
  • Maintain and update our test automation frameworks
  • Collaborate with developers, business analysts, and users throughout project lifecycles
  • Develop domain expertise.  Participate in functional and technical specification reviews to provide domain expertise and testability input
  • Communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to management
  • Provide second-level production support.  Diagnose severity of problems and take a leadership role in problem resolution
  • Accurately and thoroughly document defects discovered during testing
  • Verify production deployments of software updates
  • Support User Acceptance Testing

Qualifications:

  • Minimum: 2 year degree in Computer Science or an equivalent study, or equivalent experience
  • Preferred:  4 year degree in Computer Science or an equivalent study
  • 2 or more years of relevant experience in software QA testing, including writing test cases
  • Prior use of Bug Tracking Systems
  • Familiarity with different types of testing (black box, functional, regression, sanity, compatibility, integration, stress, load)
  • Experience with Selenium test automation

Technical Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to report software defects accurately and thoroughly
  • Ability to understand complex system logic
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word)
  • SQL Skills (select records, write to tables, execute basic queries)
  • Understanding of basic mechanics of software systems (3 tier architecture, HTTP, “Web 2.0”)
  • Familiar with the software development process (SDLC) lifecycle
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work occasional overtime for critical software releases

 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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