Test Software Engineer in Rancho Cordova, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Job Type:
    Software Testing
  • Duration:
    68 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has an opening for a Test Software Engineer for a client in Rancho Cordova, CA for 18 months to develop suites of automated test plans and test cases, maintaining and adding to existing automation framework, continued evaluation of test cases for inclusion in regression, automation for newly integrated features, developing, executing and analyzing the results for load and performance tests, and development of toolsets to augment QA and Development testing. 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 in small scrum teams to deliver the highest quality products in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create, maintain, and execute automated test plans
  • Enhance and extend the automation library and framework 
  • Write specialized testing tools for use in testing our software platform
  • Build automated tests to validate application performance and functionality
  • Perform whitebox testing and increase code test coverage
  • Mentor QA Specialists and other staff members on quality assurance practices, automation techniques and basic load and performance tests
  • Participate in code reviews, inspections, and walkthroughs
  • Develop detailed test plans, specifications, test cases, and test data sets
  • Analyze test results, and identify, document, and report root causes for test failures
  • Provide feedback on a timely basis on project and testing status
  • Support the development of User Acceptance Test Readiness plans, test procedures, and testing
  • Collect metrics and provide status reports on test engineering activities
  • Make recommendations to improve product reliability, performance, quality assurance best practices and processes


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, or other related Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Five years core experience in testing mid-sized to large enterprise applications
  • Understanding of software testing methodologies
  • Strong development experience
  • Knowledge with tools like JBehave and JMeter is a plus
  • Must have experience programming in one or more of the following, Java, C#, JavaScript and JQuery
  • Must be proficient working with SQL
  • Must have experience creating Microsoft or Nunit unit tests
  • Demonstrated experience with testing tools, (e.g. Test Director WinRunner, Quick Test Professional, Load Runner/Performance Center, jMeter), including recording and creating advanced scripts
  • Familiarity with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)Experience
  • Ability to estimate, commit to work deadlines and work in a disciplined software development environment
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, process, time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills

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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For more opportunities, connect with us online at volt.com/NorCal.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer

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