Sr QA Engineer

Alphanumeric Systems Cary , NC 27518

Posted 1 week ago

Alphanumeric is hiring a Sr QA ENGINEER to work in Cary, NC.

Primary Accountability/Responsibility

The Sr QA Engineer will lead quality assurance efforts within the software development group and work hand-in-hand with development teams and stakeholders performing QA activities within agile development iterations including, but not limited to:

  • Collaborating with the development team and stakeholders to ensure testable user stories are created and estimated

  • Identifying test conditions for user stories and testing tasks

  • Executing a QA process that fits within our overall agile life-cycle

  • Developing, executing and maintaining manual and automated tests to ensure code quality in a continuous integration environment

  • Capturing and reporting quality metrics to varied audiences

  • Representing quality principles and processes within assigned product teams

  • Recommending continuous process improvement ideas to QA Manager and within assigned product team


Planning and Interactions

  • Participate in all Agile planning activities, such as user story creation, point estimation, expected testing tasks while paying particular attention to testability

  • Collaborate and provide feedback on user story details related to clarifying requirements, testability, acceptance criteria

  • Recommend test approach, test environment requirements, and data strategies

  • Provide regular status to project team on QA progress

  • Disseminate QA summary reports as needed (e.g. pre-imp)

  • Work closely with product team to identify and resolve issues

  • Work independently and with automation engineer(s) to identify product feature automation candidates

Develop and maintain test artifacts

  • Analyze, design, and maintain test artifacts such as test objectives for manual and automated tests

  • Create and/or set up test environments and test data

  • Work with development team as needed on unit test coverage

Validation and Verification

  • Ensure application meets documented requirements using defined quality processes and best practices

  • Perform applicable testing and verification using appropriate QA practices

  • Log defects following appropriate QA practices

  • Support user acceptance testing

  • Perform data validation using SQL queries

  • Develop and execute automated tests for regression


  • Demonstrate interest in learning new technologies and skills

  • Build and share product knowledge within project teams and QA team

  • Consistently represent quality activities and processes

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Sr QA Engineer

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