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Utility Test Engineer
Ref No.: 18-33106
Location: Chicago, IL AND/OR Remote, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 05/11/2018

Job description
We are looking for qualified testers with experience in testing Utility Operational Systems (e.g. Geographic Information Systems, Outage Management Systems).

  • Creates and executes end-to-end test plans and test cases from functional requirements, with duties including but not limited to:
    • Write/develop test plans
    • Gathering and organizing metrics to support testing activities
    • Completing proper execution of the test plan
    • Managing test plan to achieve test plan objectives
    • Performing QA regression, performance, reliability, stability, and compatibility testing for legacy and other systems.
  • Actively participates in quality assurance activities, with duties including but not limited to:
    • Collaborating with Business Analysts or QA staff on test plan and test case writing
    • Updating test plans and test cases
    • Gathering metrics
    • Closing out defects/bugs
    • Updating related documentation
  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Must have experience testing Utility Distribution Operational Systems
  • Must have hands on testing experience with GIS (i.e. ESRI) and Outage Management Systems (i.e. Oracle, Client, Siemens)
  • Good understanding of the Utilities domain
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer science or equivalent with minimum of 5+ experience.
  • Thorough understanding of QA methodology and best practices.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to use strong industry knowledge to relate to customer needs and dissolve customer concerns and high level of focus and attention to detail.
  • Strong work ethic with good time management with ability to work with diverse teams and lead meetings