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QA Automation tester
Ref No.: 17-00453
Location: Mooresville, North Carolina
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/04/2017
Desired Skills:
  • 4 + years of automation experience working with Selenium with Java framework
  • Experience working on Agile that automate tests during the sprint
  • Experience performing code reviews
  • Good communication skills

  • Completes work assignments by applying up-to-date expertise in subject area
  • leveraging an understanding of policies, data, and resources to support projects or initiatives
  • collaborating cross-functionally to solve business problems
  • identifying and monitoring priorities, deadlines, and expectations; communicating progress and information
  • identifying, recommending, and implementing ways to address improvement opportunities
  • Assists in the development of the software quality assurance (SQA) test strategy for assigned IT initiatives by analyzing business and technology requirements to ensure testability and traceability;
  • determining testing scope and approach;
  • identifying, defining, and mitigating issues, dependencies, and risks related to testing;
  • verifying the validation of test data and environment requirements;
  • ensuring test plans and timelines are aligned with project/program milestones
  • Provides end-to-end quality assurance throughout the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for assigned IT initiatives by developing and executing front- and/or back-end test cases and scenarios in accordance with the GQS framework and company testing methodology;
  • tracking software quality metrics across testing phases (e.g., SIT, Performance, UAT, Automation, Production Validation);
  • assisting in the management of the software defect life cycle;
  • participating in root cause analysis of identified defects;
  • enforcing entry and exit criteria throughout the SDLC with guidance from senior team members as appropriate;
  • identifying and escalating quality risks, issues, and conflicts throughout the SDLC;
  • providing daily test execution metrics to IT teams and management as appropriate
  • Assists in the development of software quality assurance (SQA) project plans with guidance from senior team members as appropriate by participating in the identification of project scope and level of effort (LOE) estimates;
  • assisting in the development and management of SQA deliverables and deadlines;
  • tracking project milestones and providing status reports to IT and business stakeholders as appropriate
  • Adheres to Quality Management Office (QMO) practices, standards, and guidelines by participating in formal and informal training; adhering to established SQA processes and controls;
  • tracking and reporting standardized SQA metrics;
  • gathering, maintaining, and communicating lessons learned and feedback to IT teams and management
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field and 4+ years' experience in SQA or related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field preferred
  • Quality Assurance Institute (QAI) or American Society for Quality (ASQ) certification preferred
  • Institution of Electrical Engineering (IEEE), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), or Six Sigma certification preferred
  • 2+ years' experience in a leadership role with or without direct reports preferred
  • 3+ years of experience working in a large matrixed organization preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience working with third party IT contractors.
  • 3+ years IT experience in the retail industry
  • 3+ years of experience working on project(s) involving the implementation of software development life cycle(s) (SDLC) preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience writing technical documentation in a software testing or quality assurance environment.