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QA Engineer - Norwalk, CT
Ref No.: 18-01589
Location: Norwalk, Connecticut
Job Title: QA Engineer
Location: Norwalk, CT
Position Type: Contract
Rate: DOE

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or a related technical field, plus 3+ years of progressively responsible experience in a Software Quality Assurance role.
  • Experience in both Unit and Integration testing needs with exposure to data virtualization.
  • Demonstrated experience developing high quality test strategies and test execution and specific focus on cross browser and cross device testing.
  • Demonstrated experience developing high quality test strategies and test execution, specific focus on REST API testing
  • Experience using software Quality Assurance methodologies, best practice and toolsets.
  • Strong team orientation, ability to work alone as well as direct small group projects
  • Results and time oriented, highly self-motivated and excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Have solid cross-group collaboration skills and have a history of working within a software test and development team
  • Software testing experience with an organized and structured approach
  • A passion for quality and delivering a stable product
  • Comprehensive understanding of test methodologies and techniques
  • Experience testing of applications on web-based, client/server platforms
  • Working knowledge of relational database technology and SQL
  • Ability to deal with changing priorities
  • Expertise in software development to build and use automation frameworks using technologies: Java/.NET JUnit, Soap UI/Pro, REST, JSON and XML, Eclipse IDE/Visual Studio, Maven, SVN/GIT is a plus
Role and Responsibilities
  • Coordinate and participate in requirements review and testing activities to deliver high quality products.
  • Document test data, test case and/or acceptance criteria using JIRA, Rally or any such solution life cycle management tools.
  • Perform API Validation with Postman or any other API testing tool
  • Implement automated Groovy test scripts in Soap UI Tool
  • Demonstrate proactive ownership of issues and problem
  • lead the development and execution of test cases
  • Work closely with developers to debug/test product features
  • Log defects in software defect tracking system
  • Take part in peer and external reviews
  • Identify risks and dependencies of the product and its subsystems, prioritize the effort, deliver the project on time and according to milestones, specifications and expected standards
  • Actively work with QA management in establishing metrics to ensure overall product quality
  • Develop business and product knowledge over time and share such knowledge to mentor