full time Senior Contract QA Engineer

at Verticalmove, Inc. in Arizona-Phoenix

Senior Contract QA Engineer


PLEASE NOTE PRIOR TO APPLYING: WE'RE SEARCHING FOR INDIVIDUALS COMING FROM ENTERPRISE OR CONSUMER SOFTWARE COMPANIES ONLY (THINK SIMILAR TO YAHOO, MICROSOFT, FACEBOOK, GOOGLE, AOL, REAL NETWORKS, ETC).


We're considered to be a very successful, fast-moving, agile and iterative consumer-facing dot-com with locations in San Diego, CA, Irvine, CA, Tempe, AZ and San Francisco, CA that is backed by both Kleiner Perkins (Facebook, Zynga, Groupon, Google, Amazon) and Goldman Sachs. We're profitable, growing aggressively (organically and through acquisitions) and exceed $1/4 billion in annual revenues.


Responsible for systematic software testing across all product lines. Write functional and regression test plans, execute test plans, and report and track defect resolution. Responsible for requirement reviews, design discussions, and document deliverable artifacts. Design, implement, execute, and debug both manual test cases and automated test scripts using a variety of testing techniques. Create test cases based on testing requirements that are derived from reviewing production specifications, requirements documentations, and discussions with Product Managers and Engineering. Manually setup test data in the database as needed to reproduce issues and execute positive, negative, and edge case testing. Document product functionality and business logic using flowcharts and MS Word documents and publish them on SharePoint. Perform smoke testing on new product releases during nighttime deployments. Create bug reports and communicate issues with development and other stakeholders. Track product defects found during validation testing and report issue status and quality metrics to management. Triage production support issues and work with Project Managers and development staff to resolve issues. Verify resolved defects in each release and perform manual and automated regression testing. Maintain ISO Security Compliance Requirements.


- Must have Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Management Information Systems or Computer Science, or a degree in a related field from an accredited university.


- Must have three years of experience in a software testing or software engineering role, including experience capturing test requirements, test cases, and generating test plans using HP Quality Center (HPQC); MS Office and MS Project to create QA-related documentation and artifacts.


- Experience must include a minimum of two years of experience developing automation scripts using JavaScript, Java, Ruby, or Python and performing validation testing in web-based environments (e.g. HTML, Java, PHP, XML, CRM applications, and .NET framework) and two years of experience with relational databases (Oracle, MS SQL, or MySQL).


- A solid understanding of the Agile or SCRUM development process and software release processes and using different test strategies to create test plans and automation scripts that cover positive, negative, and edge case testing is required.


- Any suitable combination of education, training or experience will be acceptable.


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Published on 11-19-2012

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