Jr QA Engineer

Location: Plainfield, IL
Date Posted: 09-28-2018
Our client is looking to add a Junior to Mid Level Quality Assurance (QA) engineer to their engineering team based in downtown Naperville, IL.
 
QA engineer responsibilities include test design and implementation, debugging and defining corrective actions. You will also review system requirements and track key QA metrics and participate in all stages of the software development lifecycle.
 
The ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs, while being cost-effective. If you hold an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to the software quality process, we’d like to meet you.
 
Requirements:
  • Min 2+ years of relevant experience in QA
  • Excellent critical thinking & troubleshooting skills, ability to find and solve root causes of problems amid "noise"
  • Experience with manual workflows
  • Experience writing/executing test cases and test scripts
  • Some experience in testing automation, tools, process implementation
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
 
Nice to Have (not required):
  • Experience working in Agile team environment
  • SQL skills to facilitate testing setup, execution, data creation and manipulation, and analysis
  • Experience working with Git
 
Primary position responsibilities:
  • Create test plans, cases and tests to facilitate ongoing development, regression and user acceptance testing
  • Influence processes to effectively manage and execute automation test plans, cases, data setup etc.
  • Effectively perform tests, track results, report defects and issues so that they can be easily understood, reproduced and remedied.
  • Monitor automated processes and identify tasks and methods that can be automated to optimize coverage
  • Contribute to testing estimates for level of effort and timelines as part of project planning and Agile
  • Write effective documentation
  • Communicate effectively with QA, development, managers, and business customers
 
About Us:

Our client 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, and offers a flexible office/home work schedule
 
 
 
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