QA Engineer - API

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



Id: 151196 Location: New York, NY Job Type: Contract The QA Engineer will be responsible for creating, evaluating and maintaining test plans and test cases for the current and upcoming projects. The position requires working directly with development teams, business analysts and PMO. Qualified candidates will have experience with all aspects of testing, define a strategy for testing new features and functionality, and will contribute to our existing automation testing framework. The ideal candidate will be very comfortable testing web applications and have strong systems and infrastructure knowledge. The candidate will also need to have great communication skills, be proactive, and be able to diagnose and troubleshoot within networks and remote systems.

Are you right for this job?

Required:

Minimum of 5 years of hands on experience in Software Quality Assurance in fast paced development environment.
Good understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle and the role and responsibilities of QA team within.
Ability to establish and evolve formal QA processes, ensuring that the team is using industry-accepted best practices.
Strong analytical skill with ability to analyze requirements, understand technical documents and implementation as well as ability to identify gaps and risks.
Ability to analyze impact and identify integration points for in an enterprise software development environment.
Good understanding of web technology and client server architecture and ability to troubleshoot server issues and identify problems.
Ability to develop and execute test cases, scripts, plans and procedures (manual and automated)
Capable to develop SQL database scripts (both simple and complex) to perform verification of SQL objects or non-relational quires and various data migrations.
Hands on experience Linux environment with basic understanding of git process
Understanding and ability to test APIs using testing tools such as JMeter, SoapUI or Postman.
Strong analytical skills and attention to details along with excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred:

Experience writing automated tests for a web-based application JUnit, TestNG, Selenium, Cucumber or Behat.
Understanding of Cloud based Service Oriented Architecture and AWS tools

What will you do?

Define test methods and create test plans for software projects to determine if the software will perform accurately and reliably according to documented requirements as well as established standards.
Create and execute detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases.
Estimate, prioritize, plan, and coordinate testing activities.
Define a strategy for testing new features and functionality, and be responsible for quantifying and improving data quality across multiple elements of our application.
Maintain effective communication with the project software engineers on project limitation, capability, performance requirement and hardware interface changes.
Review requirements specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback and to ensure that requirements stated are correct, unambiguous, and verifiable.
Prepare and log thoughtful and concise descriptions of software bugs to be replicated by developers.
Help establish new processes, implement best practices, and adopt appropriate toolset.
Contribute to and help improve our existing automation framework. - provided by Dice
Associated topics: automation, process, prevent, prevention, quality, quality assurance, quality assurance engineer, quality assurance lead, software quality assurance, tester

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