Sr QA Analyst (Remote 2-3 days)

Location: Plainfield, IL
Date Posted: 06-24-2018
Our client is seeking an experienced QA Engineer to lead their QA efforts.  This individual will be expected to develop an overall QA strategy as they move into a CI/CD structure.  As the lead QA Engineer, you will oversee at least 3 remote or local QA Engineers and automated test developers.  Some duties of this role will include:
  • Develop a QA strategy which meets the company’s near and long term objectives
  • Coordination of release management among other engineering leads, management and the rest of the company
  • Responsible for the development of test plans and their implementation
  • Oversee the implementation of automated test suites and building reporting tools for company’s consumption
  • Lead the day-to-day efforts of the QA team
This position requires the ability to both plan and execute.  As part of a small company, you’ll be participating in many phases of the SDLC in different roles and have a direct impact on the products we produce.  One day you will be developing strategy for test automation, the next performing QA on a new feature. Expect a 50/50 ratio between the two.
Our ideal candidate will bring the following skills to our team:
  • Several years experience working as a QA test engineer on SaaS products
  • Experience with REST APIs and service testing
  • Familiar with Amazon Web Services
  • Experience using Jenkins CI Server
  • Background in test plan writing
  • Exposure to automated test environments
Our is a SaaS provider offering a range of software products for the self storage industry.  While they behave and innovate like a startup, they've been in business over 5 years and have achieved constant growth over the years.  This position is located in downtown Naperville, but can be done remotely 2-4 days per week once ramped up. 

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