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Software Test Engineer
Ref No.: 18-15101
Location: Bedford, Massachusetts
Job Title: Software Test Engineer
Job Location: Bedford, MA
Job Duration: 6 Months +

This software test engineer will create and execute test plans and help create and execute automated tests by working with the software development team to enhance testability of product code.

A successful candidate will have a passion for quality, testing, delivering great products – all, while inventing the future.

Essential Functions/ Job Duties:
  • Develop and enhance mobile and browser-based automated tests and frameworks.
  • Influence software design to maximize testability and automation potential.
  • Work side-by-side with developers and functional testers to create test specifications from user stories/requirements and transform selected tests into an automated test suite.
  • Triage defects and effectively communicate parameters to developers for rapid reproduction and fix.
  • Develop test plan and procedures for testing new products and sustaining efforts.
  • Install / setup of test environment.
  • Prioritize automation and manual efforts.
  • Effectively communicate results and issues to developers, managers and program through direct communication, use of bug tracking system, triage abilities, etc.
  • Promote and implement automation capabilities throughout the entire software development lifecycle including, functional, performance, scale and stress.

  • Mobile App testing on both ios and android platforms – both manual and automated testing using python/java.
  • Strong QA Life cycle experience including analyzing new features, identifying use cases/test scenarios, test execution and defect reporting
  • Amazon AWS experience is plus.
  • Test development skills – Java, Python, C/C++, etc.
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration, Agile and SW Test processes.
  • Familiarity with software build and delivery process.
  • Experience with testing on both iOS and Andrioid devices.
  • Proficient in Windows and Linux -- system & network management, troubleshooting.
  • API automation testing including working experience with test frameworks
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and attention to detail.
  • Adaptive fast learner – able to ramp up quickly on domain area.
  • Self-motivated, flexible with a passion to make a difference.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and documentation skills.
  • Proficient using MS Office productivity packages – Excel and Word.
  • Willingness and ability to mentor others.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience in Agile methodology a plus
  • Team engagement, able to bridge the gap between software developers and software test engineers.
  • Familiarity with any of the following applications and technologies is a plus:
  • Robotics: embedded systems for control, navigation, manipulation, sensors, video.
  • Communications: Ethernet, wireless, Bluetooth, TCP/IP..
  • Testing of WiFi enabled solutions.
  • Experience with Test Management Systems