Software Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer
WFH Flexible Delivery
Job Type
Full-time, Contract
Description


The Role

The QA Engineer shall provide tactical creation and execution of software and database testing services. The focus of these testing services will be test automation, performance testing, functional and integration testing. The QA Engineer shall work closely with the QA Manager and IT Manager(s) to ensure test coverage is obtained in order to ensure all changes to the environment are thoroughly tested and approved prior to deployments. 


Who You Are

  • You are a collaborator  
  • You are obsessed with our clients and their needs  
  • You are a constant learner who loves the craft of application design and development  
  • You are a “we” person  
  • You are hungry to help Mind Over Machines grow into the best version of itself  
  • You help clients and Mind Over Machines understand and achieve business goals  


Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and execute performance test scripts, including load test scripts, in Visual Studio and open source tools
  • Plan, design, evaluate, and execute test cases and test plans for Functional, System, Regression, Browser Compatibility testing for web applications in multiple environments
  • Execute and update the existing suite of performance test cases
  • Identify, record, document and track defects
  • Identify, record, document and track recommendations for product and service improvements
  • Off hour production deployment and maintenance testing as scheduled
  • Support new client implementations as needed
  • Attend and participate in daily scrum, sprint planning, product demo and retrospect meetings
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary
Requirements


Skills We Need From You

  • Strong ability to read and develop SQL query statements 
  • Demonstrated ability to test front-end as well as back-end processes and systems
  • Experience testing Web UI and SAAS applications
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be required
  • Ability to handle risk and manage change comfortably
  • Strong analytical problem solver with attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to be “Hands-on” in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong communication (oral and written) and consultative skills
  • Experience working in a team-oriented and collaborative matrix environment.
  • Author comprehensive functional test cases and execute them using dev ops.
  • Design, develop and execute performance test scripts, including load test scripts, in Visual Studio and open source tools
  • Execute and update the existing suite of performance test cases


Education & Mindset

  • Must have a hungry mind to learn and explore new ideas (CRITICAL)! 
  • Must have ability to be mindful in fast paced situations! 
  • Must have a proven track record of successful products from concept to implementation. 
  • Must have a drive to thrive in an entrepreneurial business where you own your ideas and have the autonomy to make them a reality. 
  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science w/2-4 years of experience in related field