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QA Engineer
Ref No.: 18-05278
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 45.00 - 65.00 /Hour
A global customer-centric organization is actively seeking experienced Quality Assurance (QA) on customer product offerings and new groundbreaking applications designed for internal employees. In need of QA Engineers who are customer-focused and able to help provide the highest-quality product possible. The ideal QA Engineer will be experienced in manual and automation testing and have at least 5 years of experience in a professional setting.  Agile experience is highly desired.  Excellent communication skills are required as you will be participating in daily stand-ups and working in Product Development and Data Analytic teams. 
Provide comprehensive quality review for all feature development and strive to provide automation for all aspects of the quality review process.
Gather and analyze data in support of business cases, proposed projects, and systems requirements.
Work closely with the Product Development group to plan and negotiate iterative development cycles in an agile environment.
Apply DevOps tools and culture to deliver software to production early and often, with highly automated and reliable procedures.
Work closely with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements.
Track multiple test executions simultaneously and synthesize results.
Use creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness.
Communicate cross-functionally across management levels in formal and informal settings.
Use testing web technologies, services, and physical devices with an understanding of Java technologies, XML, JS, CSS, and HTML to automate and deliver robust test suites.
Write quality code for testing in high level languages (e.g., Java).
Enjoy Agile, DevOps and Continuous Delivery.
Build upon platforms composed of loosely coupled, contractually obligated services.
Mentor more-junior developers, while often receiving guidance from more experienced mentors.
Experience using Java, Selenium, Cucumber, Jenkins, OpenStack, and more.
5+ years overall QA/Development experience.
Demonstrated experience in test planning, test design, test strategy, and test execution.
Demonstrated use of tools or harnesses to enable more effective script creation and execution.
A history of working closely with Developers and Engineers to implement these designs.
A history of providing recommendations for improving how systems are designed and tested across an organization or company.
Skilled and passionate about development
Eager to expand your influence in surrounding areas.
Software craftsman who values quality over quantity.
Experience in Clouds and everything SaaS.
BS in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.