Sr QA Engineer/Lead (contract) - New York

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Applause is looking for a Senior QA Engineer in New York City, NY, to assist a prolific Sports Media client in the quality testing of their back-office systems and to facilitate their data-driven strategic decisions by analyzing, manipulating, testing and reporting data.


  • Contract Type: 1099
  • Location: Client office in New York City, New York
  • Duration: 5 months thru March 2020 - expected 12 month annual renewal

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Gather testing requirements on new feature development and create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Execute testing of the features and report progress and final results (i.e. daily/weekly QA status reports, QA sign off)
  • Create bug reports and provide troubleshooting assistance to identify root cause
  • Provide recommendations to optimize data pull and analysis, proactively working to confirm accuracy of the data, and present conclusions based on findings.
  • Analyze data from heterogeneous data sources (flat file, Excel, RDMS)
  • Prepare/create test data as required for testing purposes
  • Attend team meetings (stand-ups, status, and planning)
  • Work with Applause Management to address client needs and concerns


  • 5+ years in a software QA testing role or equivalent experience
  • Experience with customizing Excel macros, VBA scripting
  • Familiarity with writing and executing SQL statements
  • Able to closely collaborate with stakeholders across Dev, QA and Product Management
  • Highly adaptable, resilient and able to deal with ambiguous requirements
  • Excellent English communication skills, both spoken and written
  • Works well independently, and in collaboration with the application team
  • Bachelor s Degree in CS, Engineering or relevant professional experience

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Advanced level in Excel and Azure DevOps experience in creating Test Plans, Execution, and tracking is preferable
  • Basic accounting experience
  • Prior test automation experience

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Associated topics: process, prevent, prevention, qa, quality assurance, quality assurance engineer, software quality, software quality assurance, test engineer, tester

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