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Quality Engineer
Ref No.: 18-01600
Location: new york, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/25/2018
Responsibilities :
As a member of the Audience Studio Product Engineering Team, the Principal, Quality Engineer, Audience Studio will be directly responsible for quality engineering practices, test framework and scripts, and execution of software & data testing regarding the platform and products for our client. Our client's audience management products will enable our client to better understand its brand's audiences as well as audiences that cross brands. The goal is to ensure we know who is watching what, where and when. In turn, enabling our client's sales teams to properly align our audiences with the market advertisements that can benefit them the most.

You're a big thinker who can analyze and evangelize a long-range opportunity, architect a ground breaking solution, and roll-up your sleeves to get the code out the door when needed. You are data-driven and analytical. You understand the concept of a value proposition and evaluation criteria, and you know how to align them with low-level milestones to get the work done. You can apply domain knowledge from one technical subject, in order to quickly ramp and deliver on a new one. You know how to learn from failure until you succeed, and you are able to articulate and quantify the reasons for your decisions.

You will be part of the Audience Studio Quality Engineering team, participating in the platform and products that will drive both current and future data management initiatives within our client's Audience Studio group.

Responsibilities:

Serve as a principal quality engineer for audience studio data products.
Develop and code the testing services that is core to Audience Studio, under the leadership of the Chief Architect
Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
Estimate, prioritize, plan, and coordinate testing activities
Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs

Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
Qualifications/Requirements :
• Bachelor1s degree in Computer Science or related field
• 5-10+ years of software development experience, as a quality engineer or manager
• Proven working experience in software quality assurance
• Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
• Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
• Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
• Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
• Experience with Big data testing methodology a big plus
• Experience with Jira a must

Desired Characteristics :
• Self-directed, ability to multi-task, sharp analytical abilities, excellent communication skills, capable of working effectively in a dynamic environment
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills
• Results oriented, high energy, self-motivated