QA Test Engineer

  • Taylor
  • Contract
  • Fri Feb 9 15:20:16 2018

W2 Contract-Long Term (12 months+ Extension)

Pay Rate: $47.00-$55.00/Hr.

Summary of Responsibilities

Develop and support application testing strategies and create test plans. Lead and coordinate quality assurance and testing activities in support of ERCOT projects with business testers. Perform system and functional testing. Coordinate testing, business and other teams to provide Project Management (PM) with estimates of testing efforts and testing resources. Create testing timelines for projects, including milestones, and provide daily updates to the project team of progress against timeline. Create reports and dashboards on defect metrics and testing progress using test management tool (HP Quality Center, ALM).

Essential Job Duties

• Develop test strategy, test plan and communicate strategy to relevant disciplines/stakeholders clearly and appropriately
• Develop and modify test scenarios and test scripts
• Perform system and functional testing
• Perform day-to-day coordination of testing activities
• Review test scripts to ensure appropriate tests are created and executed correctly to verify requirements
• Manage testing effort and defects though defect lifecycle
• Create testing progress reports, dashboard and test coverage using test management tool QC (ALM)
• Develop and promote quality testing practices
• Ensure that testing is completed to agreed standards and that business and operational acceptance criteria are met
• Liaise with other management and IT disciplines to ensure project testing objectives are met
• Report to management on testing and quality requirements/activities in order to identify any deviations from plan and to carry out any necessary corrective action
• Perform and coordinates functional, system, integration and regression testing


Work Experience


• 4+ years of managing and coordinating system and application testing
• Minimum of 5 years with HP Quality Center (ALM)
• Minimum of 2 years with data validation
• Demonstrable experience of creating quality assurance artifacts to include test plans, test scripts and test reporting
• Experience using HP Unified Functional Testing
• Expertise in PL/SQL