SQA Backend EngineerLOA:
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The Senior SQA Engineer is a contributing member of the development team responsible for ensuring product quality. The position demands good oral and written communication skills and good time management in order to help meet project milestones. Produces quality test plans that are easy to maintain and well documented. Performs functional, system, regression, stress, and install testing on products. Works in a team environment and coordinates activities with Quality Assurance Lead, support representatives, product developers and product manager. Must be flexible and detail oriented.Key Responsibilities:
Design, and write test plans and test cases for a software product.
Develop robust tests to ensure quality for our customers
Perform manual and automated testing of software solutions including analyzing test results, defect reporting, recreating problems and executing test cases and regression suites.Qualifications / Required experience:
Current DB2 QA testing experience required in a CICS and in a batch environment
Ability to ability to develop application programs for automated workload and general product testing.
Candidate should have experience writing IMS transactions, particularly transactions that execute DB2 SQL statements.
Experience in a Mainframe environment (TSO/ISPF/JCL/CLIST); knowledge of z/OS operating system.
Customer focused individual that is quality minded
A bachelors degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience/training
6+ years of experience in implementing software testing theories and practicesPreferred Qualifications:
Experience with DB2 as a systems programmer
Experience with DB2 products
Create and maintain test scripts and plans, execute tests, and detect problems. Clearly and accurately report problems found during testing. Act as integral member of team responsible for creation and maintenance of all test documentation. Update and enhance test suites and test methods in order to improve the validation of changes to products. Follow established organizational processes within department. Demonstrate ability to work through a full development lifecycle at a senior level.
Working experience with DB2 and IMS in a z/OS environment. Database, operating system and Quality Assurance knowledge. Ability to identify, isolate and solve problems within area of responsibility. Requires significant debugging skills for detecting underlying problems and patterns, in area of responsibility. Ability to work closely in a team environment. Good interpersonal, verbal & written skills. Ability to multitask and balance priorities. Minimum of 6 years' experience.