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QA Engineer - Boston, MA



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Christopher Stile

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JN -042020-14003

Job Description

Major Responsibilities:
  • Review Use Cases , Business Scenarios and Technical and Design Specifications  to create Test Cases
  • Creation of detailed Test Scripts and procedures to manually validate feature functionality and system integration
  • Analyze requirement and have ability to provide test approach, impact and test estimates
  • Define  the appropriate Test Cases and Test Scripts to ensure test coverage based on construction iteration plan
  • Test  execution activities including Smoke Test, End to End Test, and Regression testing
  • Reporting daily test activity progress for roll up into test team progress summary reports
  • Gather, create and manage test data needed for test execution
  • Assure test asset traceability to requirements and other applicable design artifacts
  • Defect reporting, defect triage and follow through to resolution
  • Maintain and archive test assets within the Jazz tool
  • Interact with the client and other stakeholders on the project

Experience Required:
  • Strong analytical, communication and documentation skills
  • Experience in iterative software development life cycle methodologies
  • Exposure to testing architectural significant scenarios
  • Extensive test case creation and test execution experience using tools such as Rational Quality Manager
  • Experience with  complex order of operations related to batch schedule processing
  • Experience with web based  application and browser testing
  • Extensive SQL Query Skills for database validations using tools such as TOAD
  • Experience with interface validation using XML Messages
  • Experience with document scanning, storage and retrieval solutions
  • Experience validating Reports generated from a data warehouse using tools such as Cognos
  • Ability to articulate and document defects and/or issues in a clear and detailed manner
  • Experience with creating daily validation progress reports 
  • Experience with testing product or software version upgrade
  • Experience in performing Database Testing Automation experience would be highly desirable

Skills Needed:
  • Be a quick learner
  • Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with fellow testers, developers, and QA management.
  • Demonstrated flexibility to meet timelines generally associated with technical test schedules ( including off hours)
  • Organizational skills needed to maintain, archive and retrieve test assets efficiently
  • Highly analytical, needs to independently analyze test results and be confident with recommendations
  • Ability to multitask during an iterative system development lifecycle
  • Exposure to using IBM Jazz tools or Rational Req Pro., is preferable

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