Create and implement the project Software Quality Assurance Plan and QA Test Plans and SOPs.
Test functionality prior to each release on each tier (QA, Staging, and Production).
Test the product to verify compliance with technical specifications and policy requirements, and identify necessary teams to participate in addressing defects to successfully complete the Test Phase.
Contribute to Master Test Plan and Strategy by identifying appropriate test techniques and tools that ensure product quality and test completion.
Develop the test case documents according to the Master Test Plan/Test Strategy.
Facilitate triage of defects and assist in defect investigation and escalation.
Walk through the test results with the team and communicate status to management and project leadership.
Design and implement automated test tools to verify software and system behavior. â‹
Investigates, analyzes and resolves day-to-day technical problems using standard procedures.
Works with stakeholders to gather and analyze requirements for developmental programs. Receives a moderate level of guidance to design applications to meet University and business requirements.
Performs code testing on components and works to ensure that appropriate implementation standards are met. Evaluates design alternatives for development cost and solutions using various methods.
Supports and maintains existing applications. Works with web developers and responds to requests from users.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, engineering, or a related field.
Master's or Doctoral degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, engineering, or a related field.
2+ years of professional QA experience in testing activities for all phases of the testing lifecycle.
Experience designing and evaluating tests for web applications, APIs, and other backend applications.
Experience with unit testing, test case development, automated regression testing, and test frameworks (pytest, Cucumber, TestNG, JBehave, etc.) preferred.
Experience with UX/UI testing and browser test automation (Selenium) and performance/load testing (LoadRunner, JMeter, Locust) preferred
UNIX/Linux programming, open source, and version control (Git, SVN) experience preferred.
Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, GCP, Openstack), CI/CD, and Agile methodologies preferred.
Proficiency in one or more common programming languages.Â
Detailed knowledge of software verification and validation processes and automation.
Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills.
Understanding of Agile Processes, and ability to prioritize and manage workload to meet critical project milestones and deadlines.
Ability and willingness to acquire new programming languages and to learn about statistical and machine learning methods.
Ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
Excellent technical and communication skills.
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