Sr Test Software Engineer in Rancho Cordova, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $71.92/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has an opening for a Senior Test Software Engineer for a client in Rancho Cordova, CA for 6 months. You will be assisting with setting up testing framework for an Angular application with test automation experience in Cucumber JS, unit testing with Karma/Jasmine and Serenity to track cucumber tests to Jira stories and measure unit testing via SonarQube. Volt's Client is the leading provider of vision care and coverage and they are committed to providing superior eye care and services that create members for life.

In this position, you will work closely with Software Developers and other QA Specialists to deliver the highest quality products in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Create/define, maintain, plan, and execute an automation test strategy that supports the execution of test plans, test cases and data creation
  • Verify and validate functional, performance and load test requirements of software systems
  • Identify test automation opportunities to be incorporated into the testing cycle in a continuous integration (CI) environment
  • Determine test strategies, and influence future testing direction
  • Design and code more complex automated tests to validate application performance and functionality; write specialized testing tools for use in testing software platform that enhances and extends the automation library framework
  • Read & understand production code and assess changes made to production code to determine test approach. 
  • Make or propose changes in order to improve testability of the software; plan changes for automated tests to ease future development process
  • Create and implement test automation strategies/techniques across all systems/platforms
  • Participate in the agile development process, from user stories evaluation and design through testing and rollout to ensure that the product meets business needs and that system and software requirements are verifiable and quantifiable
  • Look for automation, load testing and other streamlined opportunities to be injected into the testing cycle, and perform the necessary modifications; actively participate in code reviews, inspections, and walkthroughs
  • Analyze test results to identify, document, and report root causes for test failures by working with the development team and the defect tracking system
  • Collect metrics and make recommendations to improve product reliability, performance, quality assurance best practices and processes; support the creation/analysis process of testing metrics

Job Specifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering or other related Engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • 8 years of experience in related field
  • Experience setting up a testing framework for an Angular application.
  • Familiar with test automation in Cucumber.JS.
  • Unit testing experience with Karma /Jasmine.
  • Experience with Serenity to track cucumber tests to Jira stories and measure unit testing via SonarQube.
  • Strong understanding of software testing methodologies
  • Must have experience programming in one or more of the following: Java, C#, JavaScript, and JQuery
  • Requires advanced knowledge of production language (C#, or Java) Skilled in SQL
  • Demonstrated experience with testing tools, (e.g. Test Director WinRunner, Quick Test Professional, Load Runner/Performance Center, jMeter), including recording and creating advanced scripts
  • Strong experience with use of a defect tracking utility
  • Demonstrated experience testing n-tier architectures and web service architecture
  • Strong experience with and knowledge of QA processes, methodologies, and testing techniques, including negative tests, functional tests, White/Black box tests, automated and manual test processes, test case design, scripting and execution, regression testing, operational readiness tests, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with issues involved in testing in multi-tier environments Ability to estimate, commit to work deadlines and work in a disciplined software development environment
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, process and organizational skills
  • Ability to regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties.

Please note the following:

  • This is a W2 position.
  • Direct inquiries only.
  • No 3rd party submittals please.
  • This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp.
  • This position is not available for Associate Vendors

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