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Software Engineer in Test in Durham, NC at Veritude

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We seek a Quality Assurance (QA) engineer to develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality.

QA engineer responsibilities include designing, implementing and automating tests, debugging and defining corrective actions. You will also review system requirements and track quality assurance metrics (e.g. defect densities and open defect counts.)

The QA role is a critical part in our product development process. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs, while being cost-effective. Ultimately, this role monitors all stages of software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards.

If you have QA and/or SW engineering background, work well in a collaborative, iterative, and fast-paced environment, and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, Fidelity Labs may be the place for you! 

Responsibilities

  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
  • Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
  • Monitor debugging process results
  • Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

Requirements

  • Proven work experience in software development
  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Experience with Acceptance Testing tools such as Cucumber and Fitnesse

The Expertise and Skills We’re Looking For

  • Strong component, system and integration testing experience
  • Experience with TDD
  • Experience with Automation Tools/Frameworks (Mocha, Jasmine, Selenium, Protractor, and Cucumber)
  • Knowledge of DevOps, Automated Testing and Continuous Delivery
  • Exposure to load and performance testing for APIs

Our culture code is simple

  • We share knowledge to empower and connect everyone
  • We live outside our comfort zone.
  • We believe life is too short to not love what you do
  • We know amazing people create great opportunities
  • We are customers.
  • We favor autonomy and take ownership

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