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Sr. Software Quality Engineer

Washington, DC 20004

Position Title: Senior QA Engineer

Location: Washington D.C 

Requisition ID:  SAS20201105-54534

The Senior Quality Assurance Engineer is a highly qualified specialist whose primary responsibility is to ensure QA compliance across all customer deliverables by identifying and managing risks, developing new test methods, and conducting tests during development and before product releases. The Senior QA Engineer applies effectively solves the most complex tasks and applies specialist knowledge to achieve anticipated results.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Meeting with the software/product owners to determine quality assurance parameters.
  • Designing and implementing QA procedures to ensure effective test coverage.
  • Implement and monitor test scripts to assess functionality, reliability, performance, and quality of the service or product.
  • Drafting and reviewing of testing documents; test reports, test plans, test procedures
  • Ensure that user/stakeholder expectations are met during the testing process.
  • Troubleshoot quality issues and modify test procedures in response to customer complaints and product issues. Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are fixed
  • Drive continuous improvement, recommending and implementing enhancements to test processes and procedures.
  • Providing input to training materials and operating guides.
  • Manage, maintain and enhance the suite of automated tests for the assigned products and applications
  • Responding to requests from the development team and management.
  • Mentor less experienced team members to increase their effectiveness.
  • Ensure test environments are maintained to maximise availability.
  • Assist in trialling, implementing and running test automation solutions.
  • Use superior technical writing skills including ability to produce detailed test documentation and associated test artefacts.
  • Apply analytical and problem-solving skills, and meticulous attention to detail.

     Required Qualifications

    •  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent experience.
    • 3-5 years of product testing and test development experience in a commercial environment. 
    • Proven application testing experience across a range of platforms including Linux, Windows, Android and iOS.
    • 3+ years of experience in setting up automation frameworks and automated functional testing tools
    • Knowledgeable in OS concepts - virtualisation (VMWare, Hypervisor), containerisation (e.g Docker, Portainer), file systems, memory/storage, process management, files, threads and concurrency
    • Experienced in Shell scripting in both Linux and Windows environments.
    • Experience with web server architectures, management, and associated protocols.
    • Understanding of TCP/IP networking and associated analysis tooling.
    • Experienced with Atlassian products such as Jira and Confluence
    • Familiar with common test automation systems and frameworks
    • Experience with common mobile device testing tools (e.g Appium, Selenium)
    • Familiar with CI/CD and associated automation tools.
    • Skilled in multiple proprietary and open source test automation frameworks (e.g. Selenium, Appium, UFT, Robot Framework, TestNG)
    • Scripting and automation with Python, Docker, Ansible, Kubernetes, PowerShell or similar with specific experience in continuous integration and deployment.
    • Must be a US Citizen or US Person as defined by ITAR and have ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance


      • ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level or equivalent test process training desirable.
      • Proficient scripting language skills, Python is preferred.
      • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes.
      • Excellent communication skills and ability to work directly with stakeholders during project integration phases.


Posted: 2020-05-20 Expires: 2020-06-19

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