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Functional QA Engineer
Ref No.: 17-00216
Location: Austin, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 04/10/2017
Silicus Technologies
Sr.QA Engineer - Functional

Location : Austin,TX
Rates : $45 /Hr
Number of Resources : 2

Silicus is seeking a Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer to work with a globally distributed team of quality assurance and test engineers to deliver high quality software releases for our customers. The Senior QA Engineer will work with customer's product and engineering teams to evaluate product functionality, create test plan and cases and execute testing to ensure quality assurance.

The Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer will work onsite at the customer's location and will be tasked with the following responsibilities:

§ Serve as a technical subject matter expert and coordinate work of team members, directly monitor test scripts, test execution and maintenance of technical documentation
§ Lead the evaluation of the product functionality and support test strategy accordingly
§ Develop and execute comprehensive, structured, detailed test plans and cases
§ Take ownership of product quality, understand end user quality concerns and incorporate into test runtimes
§ Identify gaps in test coverage, and prioritize those gaps
§ Management of all bug tracking, testing progress, coverage and metrics; prepare and communicate reports as needed
§ Mentor the QA team and ensure the team performs at an effective and consistent high level of performance
§ Participate in various stages of SDLC, interpret and report testing results; be a vocal proponent for quality in every phase of the development process
§ Work with the team to identify test automation and develop and implement scripts for effective test automation

§ 7+ years of software quality assurance and testing experience for web and windows software applications, including at least 2+ years of testing experience with industrial Automation, Process Automation or Control Systems (PLC, DCS, SCADA, HMI etc.) software
§ Expertise in functional, regression and performance testing of large scale .NET applications using Microsoft Visual Studio, TFS / Microsoft Test Manager and Selenium
§ Strong experience in managing end-to-end testing lifecycle, including development of test plans/test cases, execution of test scripts, leading code reviews, defect management, debugging, reporting and recommending software code changes to enhance the product quality
§ Experience working with bug or issue tracking, version control, build automation, continuous integration, and project management tools
§ Experience with white box, performance and / or security testing is a plus
§ Experience in using software test automation frameworks like Selenium, and script development using C#, Typescript, JavaScript, Perl etc. is a plus
§ Demonstrate problem solving skills and possess ability to quickly understand and evaluate complex and evolving functional requirements
§ Excellent communication skills – writing, presentations, interpersonal skills