QA Engineer

| Chicago
We are looking for a QA Engineer who will create and execute end-to-end test plans as well as manage all activities in the plan to ensure that objectives are met and that the solution works as expected. The solution should be tested in terms of functionality, performance, reliability, stability and compatibility with other systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables
  • Backend database testing in Microsoft SQL environment including validating stored procedures, jobs and triggers
  • Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan
  • Develop, document, and maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts like the test data, data validation, harness scripts and automated scripts
  • Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results
  • Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members
  • Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management
  • Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements
  • Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of hands-on QA testing experience in a client and/or web service environment, while adhering to Agile methodologies
  • Minimum 4 years of experience performing manual and automated testing:
  • Proven experience writing automated test scripts for functional test using Selenium is preferred (using Ruby/Rspec gets you bonus points)
  • Expertise in database testing in Microsoft SQL Server and UNIX environments, including: designing and manipulating test data, validating stored procedures, jobs, triggers and replication
  • Writing clear, concise detail-oriented test plans/cases (JIRA is a plus)
  • Ability to understand and create test plans from specifications or verbal communications
  • Liaison with development, project management, and customer support
  • BS or BA degree preferred

Nice-To-Have's:

  • Hands-on Experience in API and/or Load testing
  • Jenkins or Continual Integration experience
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