QA Engineer

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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

KCS Boston, MA

Boston, MA
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Job Description:


The Software Quality Engineer (SQE) is responsible for writing and executing manual and automated test cases, identifying defects, and resolving technical issues to ensure that developed products meet the design specifications and are w/in Technology Group standards.

Identifies test scenarios and writes test cases based on user story acceptance criteria.

Investigates and reports defects and related quality concerns effectively to team members, including: other SQEs, QA Manager, developers, project managers, product owners, and business analysts.

Understands and implements, at an individual level, software quality engineering best practices.

Analyzes and ensures requirements/User Story acceptance criteria are acceptable for test case creation.

Executes manual and automated test cases, as well as performs back end data validation.

Tracks test progress and results in test management tools like JIRA and Quality Center.


Intermediate experience or knowledge required in: HTML; XML; Java; JavaScript; SQL/TSQL(Includes DML/DDL/function commands), stored procedures, DB Tracing, DB profiling/SQL Profiler, impact analysis, DB sharding; AJAX, JSON, XPath

Understanding of Coding Fundamentals (variable declaration, program flow, functions, error handling, etc)

Understanding of Web Services (SOAP, REST)

Familiarity w/ automated testing tools (Selenium Web Driver preferred) and ability to script automated test cases.

Experience using estimation practices related to task durations to meet schedules in an Agile software development environment