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Full time
Job Category:
Software Development
Quality Assurance Engineer
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Alans Group LLC | Madison, WI
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Job Description

Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Duration: Full Time

Job Description:
Join a fast paced and innovative Quality Assurance (QA) team. Provide a combination of professional and technical QA leadership and support in the test planning, test design, and test execution of technology solutions. Lead self and others through all phases of the testing life cycle on mid to large size efforts. Monitor every phase of the software development process to ensure quality, making sure that the software adheres to the established standards.

Job Responsibilities:

Provide testing leadership and technical guidance to customers, team members, and peers on mid to large size efforts.

Define an overall testing strategy including automation, performance, and mobile testing for assigned projects. Apply alternative approaches such as risk-based, White Box, and web service testing as applicable.

Develop and oversee the implementation of approved testing plans. Perform test design and test execution activities for System, System Integration, and End-to-End Testing. Track overall testing progress and report status and any issues to management and project team members.

Consult with and positively influence the project team regarding all aspects of quality assurance and testing.

Develop and enforce quality throughout the entire project life cycle.

Understand the basic concepts of programming, thus enabling better communication with the IT Development Team.

Job Requirements:

College degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent trade-off in related professional work experience.

5-7 years of testing and quality assurance experience.

2-3 years of peer leadership experience.

Demonstrated ability to lead mid to large size testing efforts.

Demonstrated mastery in functional testing and proficiency in test automation.

Knowledge of and experience with performance testing. Mobile testing would be a plus.

Hands-on experience with White Box, Black Box, risk-based, and exploratory testing.

Solid knowledge of databases and query development (SQL).

Experience working in both an Agile/Scrum and Waterfall development process.

Proven ability to clearly and effectively communicate business and technical information, both verbally and in writing.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location