Software Engineer in Test

Chicago, IL

Post Date: 10/31/2017 Job ID: 9672 Category: QA/Tester
Job Description:
The Software Engineer in Test drives customer confidence by assuring the quality of software products by engineering QA efficiencies in practice, through process, and with effective tools/techniques.

Essential Position Functions

Principal Accountability | Quality Assurance
  • Works with senior QA members to communicate unacceptable risks to quality.
  • Adheres to standard operating procedures to ensure consistency in the way we test software.
  • Contributes to agile planning by establishing tasks and forecasts for work to be performed.
  • Asks the right questions at the right time to reduce the introduction of quality risk

Principal Accountability | Quality Control
  • Writes and executes test cases that probe system limits in terms of function and performance.
  • Identifies/resolves software inconsistencies, ambiguities and defects during implementation.
  • Considers dependencies in test case design and execution.
  • Supports and is accountable for timely releases and adherence to release activities.

Principal Accountability | Test Case Development (automation)
  • Designs, codes, and documents automated test cases within a defined framework.
  • Develops software interfaces between the system under test and the automation framework
  • Produces high quality test automation code.
  • Translates existing manual regression test cases into automated tests.
  • Assure automated regression test cases are integrated and passing in a nightly build process.
  • Contributes to merge up/down through development process.

Principal Accountability | Team Member
  • Active member of a product team that solves complex challenges and builds working software.
  • Works hand-in-hand with Product Owner to break down user stories into small functional slices.
  • Maintains an attitude of commitment through outward display of willingness.
  • Practices positive interactions - leans on encouragement in place of judgment.
  • Impresses responsibility on others by displaying ownership in tasks.
  • Acts in the interest of the overall team.
  • Actively works on broadening or adding a skill.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • 1-3 years of application testing experience
  • 1-3 years of developing automated tests and frameworks
  • Knowledge of test cases design techniques like boundary, decision tables, and BDD (Behavior Driven Development) / TDD (Test Driven Development)
  • Experience with implementing a test automation framework/tools (i.e. Selenium, Cucumber, Protractor)
  • Experience building tests / testing software with tools that include C#/Python/Java
  • Experience with deployment tools, build/release automation and Continuous Delivery
  • Strong experience with writing and debugging SQL queries
  • Experience with large data set creation, back-end testing (SQL), being able to validate information as it flows throughout the system
  • Working collaboratively with team members in a dynamic environment
  • Experience with regression testing, functional testing, unit testing, and end-to-end testing
  • Experience with TFS for test and defect management
  • Exposure to applications using HTML5, JavaScript, .Net, C#, Visual Studio, jQuery, Angular, Knockout
  • Exposure to Azure, Amazon AWS, and/or other cloud platforms preferred
  • Passion and drive for automation and sound engineering practice
C# or Java scripting to develop automated tests from scratch.

Jordan Zmick


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