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Software Test Engineer

Software Test Engineer

Job Description

Red Bridge has an immediate opening for a full time Software Test Engineer with our client. We do not work with third parties. We cannot work with candidates that require sponsorship.  Prefer local candidates.

Software Test Engineer Position Summary:

This position involves interaction with members of the Product Development, Process Owner, Technical Publications and QA teams.  Tasks include software feature testing including but not limited to writing formal test plans based on software requirements, manual and automated testing, recording and tracking defect resolution, analyzing quality assurance metrics, and improving overall software quality.

Software Test Engineer Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Generate test plans based on software functional requirements. Work with business analysts, team leads, and engineers to define test plans.
  • Improve code quality via manual and automated testing. 
  • Execute test cases to ensure delivery of quality software.
  • Work proactively with engineers and other Agile team members to find and track resolution of recorded defects.
  • Define and plan testing approach for new and existing features.
  • Set up, configure and maintain test environments and test data.
  • Manage development team’s test case inventory.
  • Communicate status and issues to development team.
  • Generate reports on number of defects, test results and status.
  • Provide technical guidance to other members of QA team, Product Management, Technical Publication teams

Job Requirements

Software Test Engineer Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to write test specifications.
  • Experience using and testing software development tools.
  • Experience testing Web Based applications.
  • Experience testing platform level changes and controls.
  • Experience with testing framework (eg. - Selenium, NUnit, XUnit, etc…).
  • Strong analytical skills, good judgment, passion for work, positive attitude.
  • Self-motivated individual with initiative when it comes to test coverage, ability to work both in a team environment and independently, and think outside the box.

Software Test Engineer Skills and Abilities Desired:

  • Working knowledge of HTML, C#, Javascript, XML.
  • Experience with load testing.
  • Agile software development experience (Kanban, Scrum, TDD, etc…)
  • Experience using Microsoft TFS in an Agile environment for defect tracking, resolution, reporting.

Software Test Engineer Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related engineering degree preferred, or the equivalent experience; plus three years of related experience. 

Job Snapshot

Other Pay Depends on experience
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience 1 to 2 years
Manages Others No
Industry Computer Software, Other Great Industries
Required Travel None
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Software Test Engineer

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