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Employment Type:
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Software Development
Software QA Engineer
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Experis | Portland, OR
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Job Description

10915429 / 824156
Software QA Engineer
6 month contract
Portland, OR

Minimum B.S. degree in computer science or a related field; or equivalent work experience and/or education in lieu of a degree
Minimum one year quality assurance experience including testing multi-tier, web-based applications
Demonstrated ability to follow through with all tasks, promises, and commitments
Ability to take the point of view of the student, proctor and partner
Ability to provide estimates of testing effort based on requirements and solution information
Ability to test multi-tier, web-based applications
Ability to perform SQL queries (data testing directly against the database) on various database servers (especially MS SQL Server and PostgreSQL)
Ability to test on a variety of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX
Technical aptitude to develop skills using available tools and software for the purpose of testing
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
High level of initiative and self-motivation
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals
Ability to organize time effectively, determine priorities, and move work forward
Ability to assess the effectiveness of processes and procedures and recommend improvements
Willingness to ask for help

Knowledge common coding languages used for test automation such as Java, Python, C#, C++, HTML, etc is a plus

The Software QA Engineer works within the Product Engineering (PE) Department to ensure the productivity, reliability and accuracy of the systems and data used within the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) computerized testing and reporting applications. This position reviews requirements and specifications, creates test plans and designs detailed test specifications that effectively evaluate MAPs very complex system of applications, interfaces and databases.

PE projects operate under tight and critical deadlines. The Software QA Engineer must be able to develop and execute test plans to ensure products meet requirements, design specifications, and quality standards.

Communicate plans, status, and issues to lead QA engineers and managers
Create test plans and coordinate their review
Create, document and execute test cases to provide coverage of project requirements
Perform smoke tests, regression, functional, and automated tests
Provide reports on the progress of test development and test execution, including requirements coverage and defect metrics
Work with Systems Engineering and DBAs to ensure that test environments are available and appropriately configured and populated with test data
Analyze the results of testing and submit defect reports
Review system and operational documentation
Effectively integrate the quality assurance engineering and analysis functions on all projects
Create and maintain documentation for quality assurance procedures
Assess the quality of application development projects
Test new programs, tools and techniques for acceptability, usability, and performance as documented; make recommendations as necessary
Evaluate processes and coordinate with others to provide recommendations for standards, guidelines and procedures
Review the quality of unit testing, functional testing, system integration testing and user testing
Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the success of the team and the organization

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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