Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Posted Under: Kansas City, Missouri jobs in IT / Software / Systems; IT / Software / Systems jobs in zipcode 64195
Posted On: 2017-05-19

<span><B>SENIOR SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE JOB &ndash; KANSAS CITY</B><br>&nbsp;<br>A growing &ndash; forward thinking financial institution in Kansas City is looking for a Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer to join their collaborative team. &nbsp;Our client is adding 200 NEW IT positions in the next 2 years and they strongly believe in a good work / life balance. The Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer will develop, support and deliver automated testing strategies and solutions for large-scale applications. &nbsp;The Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer with also be heavily involved with collaborating with business and technical staff to gather and analyze data, requirements, and test cases to help create greater test efficiency and coverage through test automation. &nbsp;The best talent in Kansas and across the nation works at this client because of how they treat their employees and because of the cutting edge technology they constantly get to work with. &nbsp;Please review the details for the position below. &nbsp;We are actively accepting resumes at this time &ndash; please apply directly at<br>&nbsp;<br><B>Duration:</B> &nbsp;6 Month Contract to Hire<br>&nbsp;<br><B>Location: </B> Kansas City<br>&nbsp;<br><B>Responsibilities:</B><br><ul>
<li>Develop and maintain test automation processes in alignment with the project and/or organization&rsquo;s standards and tools. &nbsp;&nbsp;</li><li>Develop and maintain automation plans, frameworks, scripts and metrics for functional, regression and integration tests.</li><li>Provide framework and test case documentation and training.</li><li>Mature and evolve test architecture through the evaluation and adoption new automation tools, techniques and practices. &nbsp;</li><li>Initiate Change Requests (CRs) as appropriate to capture defects and enhancements identified during the testing process, and track existing or potential issues along with a recommended course of action and/or options.</li><li>Participate in and facilitate daily meetings to communicate progress and barriers to completing application development and testing goals.</li><li>Collaborate with the development and configuration management teams for deployments into the test environments.</li><li>Establish and adhere to quality assurance guidelines and standards as defined by the project and/or organization requesting testing services.</li><li>Prepare and analyze test results to aid in problem solving and facilitate decision-making &nbsp;</li></ul>
<li>Proven test automation experience that includes both browser-based and application automation tools. </li><li>Experience with Selenium IDE and HP&rsquo;s UFT (Unified Functional Testing) / QTP (Quick Test Professional).</li><li>Experience with test automation concepts and tools, including automation scripting languages/tools and keyword driven automation.</li><li>2+ year&rsquo;s work-related programming experience.</li><li>Application development experience paired with very well-demonstrated scripting experience in one or more common scripting languages (e.g. Visual Basic, JavaScript, Python, Perl)</li><li>Experience with UNIX commands and scripting.</li><li>Proven application testing experience that includes testing of large, complex, enterprise-wide applications on a variety of platforms such as Mainframe/DB2, UNIX, Client Server, and Web.</li><li>Proficient in understanding written requirements, including use cases, supplementary specifications and requirements traceability.</li><li>Proficient in writing test plans and test cases.</li><li>Experience with HP Quality Center / ALM to conduct test planning, execution, and reporting.</li><li>Experience with issue/defect tracking and change management tools, such as JIRA, HP Application LifeCycle Management a plus.</li><li>Proficient in gathering and preparing data and files for testing.</li><li>Experience with change management, release packaging and deployment concepts.</li><li>Advanced experience in developing and executing SQL statements for testing and validation.</li><li>Practical experience with the Rational Unified Process and Agile software development methodologies and practices a plus.</li><li>Proven performance / load testing experience utilizing tools such as HP Load Runner and JMeter a plus.</li><li>Experience with compliance testing and tools (e.g. Section 508) a plus.</li><li>Experience with cross-browser compatibility testing and tools a plus.</li></ul>

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