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QA Tester - Junior
Ref No.: 18-05475
Location: Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Responsible for system testing activities, including writing test plans, completing automated testing needs, working with Programmers to troubleshoot any testing issues and provide testing results documentation to the development team. Responsible for quality assurance of software. This position works closely with the Project Manager, Business Analyst, Technical Project Manager and Technical Lead to proactively define testing strategies and test plans, execute test scripts and follow through on the prioritization and resolution of defects. Work closely with the Project Manager/ Business Analyst, Technical Project Manager and Technical Lead to define test plans based on business analyst requirements and functional specifications. Test plans will include unit, integration, regression, performance and other tests as required. Determine test scripts based on anticipated user interaction and system requirements. Determine scheduling of tests and defect resolution consistent with the overall project schedule. Update and prioritize tests in coordination with the Project Manager based on changing business requirements, communicate clearly the manifestation of defects to developers in order to resolve them as quickly as possible. Prioritize defects for resolution in coordination with the technical team. Test and verify defect repairs and follow-up using defect tracking tools or any other methodology implemented by the client.

Additional Job Details:Bachelors Degree A minimum of 4 years work experience, plus three (3) or more years experience in a related technical position. A strong knowledge of and experience troubleshooting in Windows, Linux, and SQL environments, including client/server networking is required. Knowledge and experience in electronics manufacturing environments (specifically SMT assembly) is preferred and will give the candidate a strong advantage.

Additional Job DescriptionThe software that will be tested is a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) product that is used to support electronics manufacturing environments. Occasional testing at customer sites and in Japan, where the Client parent company resides, is to be expected. The ability to travel domestically and internationally is required.