QA Engineer - 100% Remote
Seeking an experienced and enthusiastic system QA Engineer with QA Automation experience for a position with a first in class dynamic energy company based in Baltimore, MD. Applicants should be passionate, critical thinkers, and highly motivated to succeed in a unique and innovative team setting.
Manage and execute end to end QA (manual and automated)
Collaborate and document test processes and execution with the PM and dev team.
Leverage DevOps/QA tool and utilize CI/CD process for builds and testing.
Create and maintain test automation test plans, scripts, test data set-up, and test cases.
Control the execution of tests and monitor outcomes to ensure requirements met.
Monitor automated processes and identify methods that can be automated to ensure coverage is maximized.
Research and develop automation solutions for various front/middle/back-end use to keep consistent with industry standards and new technologies.
Run SQL queries to perform database testing and/or functional, regression.
Ensure the test set ups are accurate before pushing issues to the developers.
Accurately report and track testing related defects by writing effective bug reports and verify bug fixes.
Verify and ensure the correct list of work items move up the stack from dev to stage and prod in a timely manner.
Communicate progress and statuses clearly to the team during stand ups and bring up roadblocks if any and solutions to mitigate for smooth delivery of the work items every Sprint.
Create workflows as needed using tools and brainstorm/review test plans to solicit feedback from the team and apply that feedback.
Effectively work in a dynamic, fast paced, team environment
Education and Experience-
BS degree in Computer Science/Engineering, MIS, CIS, or other degree with equivalent experience.
Min 7 years of relevant experience in QA with at least 2 years focus on QA automation.
Experience in building automation framework
Extensive experience in executing and monitoring automated test suites using a variety of technologies including, but not limited to, QTP, Selenium, Cucumber and Coded UI.
Experience testing both UI and middle tier functions such as web services
Agile scrum framework and test automation using CI/CD.
Strong working knowledge of testing fundamentals such as TDD- test driven development.
Proven mastery of software testing including test strategies, test plans, and test execution, and a technical depth to create and run test scripts that cover a wide variety of scenarios such as smoke, functional, regression and performance testing.
Read C# (and/or Java) code and create tests of code logic using testing frameworks preferably with some programming capability for creating and modifying automated tests
Ability to write and run SQL effectively and independently to gather test data needed for set ups, manipulation, and analysis.
Comfortable working in a high-paced environment with frequent priority changes.
Communication skills – oral and written- will need to be able to explain novel and complex ideas to stakeholders of all levels including the development team.
Problem-solving and creative thinking – will be required to troubleshoot problems as they arise and find effective solutions to perform complex system tests.
Organizational skills – to map out projects, prioritize workload and keep accurate documentation as necessary by tracking test results and provide recommendations.
Flexibility & Adaptability –be able to keep up with latest techniques and technologies and adapt as needed.
Analytical skills – will gather and interpret data, should be able to spot trends and notice outliers.
Keen attention to detail – must be able to spot when processes do not comply with guidance and provide alternative suggestions. Should be able to read and interpret the details of external guidance and industry regulations.
DevOps tool experience
SOAP experience for web services testing
C# programming (for automation)
Job Type: Contract
Pay: $50.00 - $60.00 per hour
- 8 hour shift
- SQL: 7 years (Preferred)
- Selenium: 7 years (Preferred)
- Test automation: 7 years (Preferred)
Work Location: Remote