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Senior Software QA Engineer
Ref No.: 17-03525
Location: Southlake, Texas
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date / End Date: 09/04/2017 to 03/03/2018
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a Senior Software QA Engineer to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Southlake, TX.

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Job Title: Senior Software QA Engineer
Work Location: Southlake, TX
Duration: 6 month contract with potential to hire
Education/Experience Required: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field

Job Description & Responsibilities:

The client is a global technology company that touches nearly every aspect of travel. Their innovative software enables more than a billion people around the world to plan, book and experience their travel at a time and price that is right for them. By delivering the technology behind travel, the client is working magic behind the scenes every day to make the world a better place, one journey at a time.
  • 4-7 years experience.
  • Under general direction, debug complex software products through the use of systematic tests to develop, apply and maintain quality standards for company products.
  • Design, code and execute automated test scripts.
  • Prepare reports and documentation updates.
  • Technical consulting on automation issues, tools and processes.
  • May take part in researching best practices, new tools and technology. Interact with senior internal and external personnel.
  • Develop and executes software test plans.
  • Analyze and write test standards and procedures.
  • Maintains documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of software.
  • Analyze test results to ensure existing functionality and recommends corrective action.
  • Consult with development engineers in resolution of problems.

Skills & Qualifications:

Required Skills:
  • QA experience which includes manual and test automation, proven interpersonal, analytical, attention to detail/strategy, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Expert capacity for comprehending complex concepts and systems.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Preferred Skills:
  • Previous travel industry experience.
  • Background in integration testing, testing interfaces between primary application and other applications.
  • Basic scripting or programming skills preferred.
  • Basic JAVA skills preferred.
Specialiszed Skills & Knowledge:
  • Working knowledge of all phases of the product life cycle, including engineering specifications, customer requirements gathering, software design and development, testing - including unit, functional, systems and integration.
  • Test Automation and Testing Tools desired (SOAP UI, Selenium-Web Driver, FitNesse, basic Java, XML, performance testing).
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in fast paced and frequently changing work environments.
  • Master in creating well defined Test Strategies for various types of Functional, Exploratory and Regression testing initiatives.
  • Highly proficient in SQL, Oracle, SQL Server.
  • Experience with Agile Methodologies, Scrum.
  • Thorough understanding of Web Application Testing.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field.
Nice to have Knowledge:
  • Experience with main frame to open system migration projects (application/database migration/offload projects).
  • Experience with Product Owner activities/responsibilities and QA Lead activities/responsibilities.

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