Software Test Engineer

Location: Houston, TX, United States
Date Posted: 01-29-2018
DESCRIPTION:
The Software Test Engineer works as part of the DevOps team to participate in testing the software development activities.  Software development activities include but are not limited to providing automation to deliver communications, collaboration and hosted software application solutions to the market. The role is responsible for providing functional and unit testing of applications developed against API’s and SDK’s in products we wish to provide to our customer base. 
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide manual testing support for client applications developed in JS/PHP/C# for both current and future releases.
  • Identify key quality challenges/goals and develop test plans with test cases based on interaction with various stakeholders.
  • Performs unit and functional level testing of custom hosted applications.
  • Triage bugs reported to determine root cause.
  • Pursue bug resolution with development teams.
  • Work within functional teams on testing design, development and overall best practices.
  • Collaborates with team members to ensure the satisfactory delivery of application capability to the customer in a profitable manner.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Bachelor degree in computer science, engineering, or related field required or equivalent industry experience.
  • Minimum 4+ years of C#, .Net, Java, or JavaScript experience including usage of jQuery, Bootstrap and React/AngularJS frameworks; HTML experience.
  • Minimum 3+ years of RESTful API development, configuration and administration experience in an enterprise environment.
  • Participation in the SCRUM methodology of software development life cycle: Analysis, Design, Coding, Testing and promotion into Production.
  • Some knowledge of system design and development used within Service Oriented architecture and web services integration (SOAP, WSDL, JAXWS)
  • Strong knowledge of testing methodologies.
  • Solid ability to troubleshoot and identify bugs both visually and through various methodologies.
  • Strong debugging expertise
  • Must be adaptable to work in a varied, fast paced exciting, ever changing environment
  • Capable of working independently and on a team; self-motivated; focused on career advancement; flexibility to work in a fast-paced and lean environment; effective at managing multiple issues simultaneously; able to adapt quickly to new projects and technologies
  • High integrity, energy and enthusiasm
Essential knowledge and skills:  The ability to technically contribute to the testing strategy is essential to this role. The candidate will work across the functional teams in the design, development and implementation of applications and software integrations to ensure proper test coverage. The tester will need to come with experience in creating, designing, and executing test plans and test cases for custom developed applications and integrations.
Personal Characteristics:
  • Optimistic attitude
  • Communicate effectively
  • Professional and ethical behavior
  • Problem solver
  • Self-motivated
  • Good listener
  • Must manage time efficiently and effectively
 
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