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QA Engineer
Ref No.: 17-00094
Location: Burbank, California
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 4 Years
Start Date: 08/03/2017
Position Overview/ Responsibilities:
The person filling this position will be responsible for the creation and execution of test cases utilizing automation and test tools to ensure the validation of the client's products targeting cable operator customers. As these products rely on a large number of servers, this person will also need to become familiar with, and work with numerous system components. This candidate will need to possess a strong technical background such that they're able to come up to speed quickly on new proprietary technology.

For each of the products being validated, it is expected that this person will handle:
  • Creation and execution of manual, automated, unit, regression test cases.
  • Participation in daily Scrum planning meetings, backlog grooming and daily stand ups.
  • Effective communication with other members of the team and third parties.
  • Troubleshoot complex issues using advanced testing techniques
  • Interface with the development team, when needed, to address questions on bugs.
  • Interface with third party vendors, when necessary.
  • Generate periodic status reports.
  • Manage test environments
  • Must have at least 2-5 years professional software QA experience, including experience in all phases of the software development and software QA lifecycles.
  • Should be familiar with or have experience with Agile SCRUM practices.
  • Must have experience with software QA test tools, including automated test systems.
  • Must possess a strong technical background and be able to come up to speed quickly on new technologies.
  • Must be flexible, able to identify needs and to quickly apply mid-course corrections, where necessary.
  • Must possess strong problem solving abilities, good organizational skills, and work well in both team environments and independently.
  • Must be comfortable working with developing technologies. Experience with bug tracking systems (JIRA, Version One etc).
  • Experience with embedded applications is a plus. Interactive television experience is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Competency in one of the following languages: C, C++, Perl, Java or Python is a plus.
  • Java Application Server experiences a plus.
  • Web services experience SOAP a plus. Experience with build systems, unit testing, version control software (Subversion, Perforce, VSS, etc.)
  • Must have UNIX and SQL experience.
  • BS in a science discipline or equivalent experience is required
  • Experience with co-located / multi-site engineering team.