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Quality Assurance Engineer
Ref No.: 17-03812
Location: Dallas, Texas
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 09/15/2017
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a Quality Assurance Engineer to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Dallas, TX.

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Job Title: Quality Assurance Engineer
Work Location: Dallas, TX
Duration: 6 month contract
Education/Experience Required: 4 years College/Bachelor's Degree or equivalent preferred
Openings: Three (3)

Job Description:
  • The Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for testing and maintaining the technical and operational integrity of company's' products and services.
  • This individual is accountable for performing quality assurance duties throughout the life of a project by evaluating and testing information systems products/services to ensure each are meeting company standards involving quality, performance, accuracy and end-user requirements.
  • The candidate is expected to be a self-starter with a high ability to quickly comprehend technical concepts, and willingness to take charge and seek out answers even when given minimal instruction and guidance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required, as you will be interfacing with developers, management and clients in a fast-paced, dynamic, rapid-development environment.
  • This includes working with internal and external customers to create, develop, and execute test plans based on the business directive and providing detailed defect analysis reports to these teams.
  • Design, build, test, and deploy effective test automation solutions
  • Apply appropriate automation technologies to meet the short- and long-term goals for the company
  • Automate as much of the testing effort as possible with a minimum set of code/scripts
  • Maintain/create automation scripts for assigned products/projects
  • Identify, analyze and report test results
  • Provide input in developing quality assurance standards
Experience and Skills - Mandatory:
  • 5 or more years' experience with TestComplete Automated Testing Tools (Web-based testing)
  • 5 or more years Quality Assurance experience with manual and automated testing procedures for
  • multi-tiered applications.
  • Strong understanding of the software development life cycle methodologies (agile)
  • MS Office suite – Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as you will need to communicate effectively to
  • customer teams throughout the development process.
  • Strong analytical, technical, and detail-oriented skills.
  • Understanding and application of programming language concepts with experience in developing
  • software for automation testing.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Ability to think outside the box when automating manual test cases and creating the automation
  • infrastructure.
  • Steadfast focus on digging for software defects, and producing highest quality deliverables.
  • Ability to stage data and to understand the hardware and software requirements for configuring test
  • environments.
  • Ability to concentrate on detail while understanding the big picture.
  • Ability to contribute in a team environment.
  • Strong understanding of databases, file structures, system design and analysis
  • Ability to complete Project Specification reviews/analysis or experience in Project Management as
  • related to the review of business documentation for all assigned QA projects to ensure that
  • requirements have been clearly defined.
  • Experience with identifying, analyzing, and documenting defects, questionable functions, errors and
  • inconsistencies in software program functions, outputs, online screens, content and security.
  • Understanding of programming language concepts and/or previous Scripting experience (preferably
  • in Java)
  • Operating System knowledge: Windows XP, Linux
Experience and Skills - Preferred:
  • Knowledge of TestComplete automation tool and open source automation tools
  • Knowledge of Java/Java script
  • Knowledge of functional automation and load/performance testing concepts and methodologies
  • Knowledge of Electronic Marketing programs
  • Knowledge of networking protocols (TCPIP, Frame Relay, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Web Services/SOAP messaging and XML.
  • 4 years College/Bachelor's Degree or equivalent preferred (Work experience/knowledge may override educational requirements).

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