Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer
Brand: Skillsoft
Req#: 496365
Updated: 01/07/2019
Job Type: Regular
Location: Nashua NH
Category: Information Technology
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Job Description

Skillsoft is seeking a self-motivated and energetic Senior Quality Assurance Engineer. The right candidate must be a team player with strong communication skills and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.  This position requires the QA Engineer to hit the ground running with focus on manual and automation testing.

The successful candidate should possess a mix of manual and automated testing experience on web-based applications, as well as a demonstrated ability to create detailed test specifications, test strategy and test plans. Candidate will collaborate with business stakeholders, development teams and the project managers.

Required Skills and Experience:

·       BS Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience.

·       5+ years of QA experience.

·       3+ years of experience with test automation.

·       Experience testing ERP software.

·       Hands on experience with object oriented programming.

·       Hands-on experience automating test cases to extend an existing Selenium framework.

·       Working knowledge of common software architectures (web/API/DB).

·       Experience with API testing tools (ie. SoapUI / JMeter).

·       Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test strategy and test plans.

·       Experience with web services/API testing.

·       Experience performing backend database verifications using SQL.

·       Review functional and technical documentation in order to identify requirements.

·       Self-motivated, excellent communication skills, detail oriented, confident, quick learner, critical thinker.

·       Experience working on medium to large software projects and be able to drive the QA process independently.

·       Able to work in an open team space/collaborative environment.

Desired Skills:

·       Designing and building a test automation framework.

·       Experience with Java.

·       Knowledge of Salesforce.


·       Assess the current set of automation tools and framework and make recommendations on automation strategy.

·       Work closely within the QA team and across multiple development teams.

·       Identify, evaluate and document issues with appropriate priority and severity. 

·       Execute all components of product testing such as functional, regression and end-to-end testing.

·       Conduct test case reviews to ensure test scenarios accurately capture business functionality and requirements.

·       Work to minimize manual testing by identifying high-ROI test cases for automation.

·       Enjoys multi-tasking on a daily basis.

·       Collaborate closely with the QA team and Software Developers to keep test case suites up to date.

·       Other work-related duties as assigned

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