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Software Test Engineer

Anna M.
user 29478152
Denver, CO
Post #: 5
Our client in Englewood, CO is looking for an Software Test Engineer to join their team on a 7-month contract with possible extension.

Job Responsibilities:
The tester will focus on the development and execution of detailed testing activities to support development teams who are developing new Services Oriented Architecture layers and re-hosting and re-factoring a variety of Digital products for migration to a new Digital Platform. Testing activities will be constructed and executed within a Continuous Integration/Agile software development environment.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to;
Participate as an active member of the Agile team by attending daily standups, sprint planning and execution sessions, and retrospectives
Collaborate with Technical Product Managers to create acceptance and test criteria for requirements.
Collaborate with Developers through story kickoffs, demos, etc. to ensure developers write fully encompassing automation.
Collaborate with all team members to put processes and tests in place so the team can catch issues and defects as early as possible (ideally pre-commit).
Conduct manual and exploratory testing of features across browsers and OS using the ALPO toolsets.
Escalate quality issues that may impact releases and project deliveries.
Creation of test scenarios for web services
Document process and procedure involving test assets and test scenarios
Create and execute test cases.

Technical Skills and Experience
The ability to create test cases that can validate the data content throughout the analytics development cycle is a key aspect (and challenge) of this position.
The individual must be able to work effectively in a dynamic team environment with globally distributed customers and team members and have experience in grey to white box testing.

Additional skills and experience necessary include;
Extensive background working with Agile development processes and testing techniques
Experience with Contour, HP QC, JIRA highly desired
Familiarity with Web and Cloud applications is necessary.
Experience in Web Services testing: XML, JSON, SOAP, REST;
Experience in web services testing tools: SOAPUI or similar;
Experience in programming methodologies: Java, SQL.
Experience in test automation scripting.
Must have experience with both Unix (any flavor) and Window OS.
Skilled in usability, exploratory and manual testing techniques.
Skilled in testing Web applications using client-side technologies (HTTP, Ajax, JavaScript, etc.) across many devices and Operating Systems.
Knowledgeable in testing using XP methodologies: stubbing, mocking, etc.
Knowledge of SQL database query language with automation test case writing experience, a plus.

Desired characteristics include;
Highly proactive to assert quality expectations at the right levels in the team.
Highly collaborative with developers, technical product managers, etc.
Highly efficient and pragmatic.
High attention to details.
Keen interest in Agile testing techniques such as; Test Driven Development, etc.
MUST be US Citizen

5-10 Years Test/QA Experience Full SDLC with Agile.
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