Senior QA Engineer

General

● 5+ years hands on experience developing and testing complex Web Applications
integrated with backend Database utilizing Java, Spring JavaScript, CSS
● Bachelor’s degree or higher in a technical field of study (Computer Science,
Engineering, Math, Etc..)
● Track record of working in Scrum / Agile software teams
● Proficient spoken and written English
● Experience in work with remote teams

Responsibilities

● Test planning and Test strategy development using industry best practices
● Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans, test cases,
schedules, metrics, data needs and scenarios for end to end testing including areas
such as database impacts, software scenarios or usability
● Perform quality assurance testing inclusive of unit, systems, integration and
regression testing, and support the development of automated test scripts to be
used to automate regression testing.
● Manage QA environments and perform application deployment and troubleshooting.
● Work with team to provide QA estimates, schedule planning and providing status
updates
● Lead and mentor QA team members, as well as manage outside contract testers
● Support agile ceremonies: sprint planning, daily stand ups, sprint review and sprint
retrospective.
● Provide technical insights to support release planning, including user stories
breakdown, tasks assignment, and backlog grooming, through elicitation and
clarifications of user stories and requirements with business stakeholders and
communication of IT dependencies.
● Log software defects in the Visa standard defect tracking tool (JIRA/ClearQuest) and
work with development team on defect resolution
● Developing new tools and processes to ensure quality goals are met
● Participate in the continuous improvement of test processes and methodologies
● Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system
requirements
● Work collaboratively with other QA teams for integration testing activities

Technical Skills

● MS SQL, PostgreSQL
● Postman
● Chrome, Safari, Firefox, IE, Development Tools
● Test Case Management Tools (qTest, TestLink etc..)
● Bug Tracking Tools (JIRA)
● Knowledge of Scrum/Agile software development process
● Solid knowledge of software quality assurance methodologies and tools
● Experience in quality assurance test automation with such tools as Testng, Selenium,
and/or Cucumber would be a plus