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QA Engineer, System Integration and Data Science
Ref No.: 18-00623
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date / End Date: 08/13/2018 to 02/15/2019
QA Engineer, System Integration and Data Science

Description
Our Client is seeking a Quality Assurance Engineer to join our growing Tribe. The QA Engineer should be well-versed with functional, automation and performance testing.

Why this role?
If you are passionate about our mission and would like to impact the broader scope of the industry - using a grass-roots effort to drive collaboration and change in a stagnant and inefficient marketplace - this is a unique opportunity for you.
The QA Engineer will be responsible for creating, evaluating and maintaining test plans and test cases for the current and upcoming projects. The position requires working directly with development teams, business analysts and PMO. Qualified candidates will have experience with all aspects of testing, define a strategy for testing new features and functionality, and will contribute to our existing automation testing framework. The ideal candidate will be very comfortable testing microservices and have strong systems and infrastructure knowledge. The candidate will also need to have great communication skills, be proactive, and be able to diagnose and troubleshoot within networks and remote systems.
Are you right for this job?
Required:
Minimum of 5 years of hands on experience in Software Quality Assurance in fast paced development environment.
Good understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle and the role and responsibilities of QA team within.
Ability to establish and evolve formal QA processes, ensuring that the team is using industry-accepted best practices.
Strong analytical skill with ability to analyze requirements, understand technical documents and implementation as well as ability to identify gaps and risks.
Ability to analyze impact and identify integration points for in an enterprise software development environment.
Good understanding of testing microservice architecture (e.g. AWS Services).
Good understanding of code build/release version management.
Good understanding of web technology and client server architecture and ability to troubleshoot server issues and identify problems.
Capable to develop SQL database scripts (both simple and complex) to perform verification of SQL objects or non-relational quires and various data migrations.
Strong analytical skills and attention to details along with excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred:
Experience testing projects built by various Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Understanding and ability to test APIs using testing tools such as JMeter, SoapUI.

What will you do?
Define test methods and create test plans for software projects to determine if the software will perform accurately and reliably according to documented requirements as well as established standards.
Create and execute detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases.
Estimate, prioritize, plan, and coordinate testing activities.
Define a strategy for testing new features and functionality, and be responsible for quantifying and improving data quality across multiple elements of our application.
Maintain effective communication with the project software engineers on project limitation, capability, performance requirement and hardware interface changes.
Review requirements specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback and to ensure that requirements stated are correct, unambiguous, and verifiable.
Prepare and log thoughtful and concise descriptions of software bugs to be replicated by developers.
Help establish new processes, implement best practices, and adopt appropriate toolset.
Contribute to and help improve our existing automation framework.