Sr. Quality Assurance Software Tester

Handwriting Without Tears Gaithersburg , MD 20877

Posted 4 months ago

The Temporary Sr. Quality Assurance (QA) Software Tester is responsible for creating and conducting end-to-end test plans to ensure desired functionality, performance, reliability, stability and compatibility for various Learning Without Tears applications.

Job Duties

  • Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables.

  • Develop, document and maintain detailed manual functional test cases and other test artifacts.

  • Work with developers and project managers to coordinate work tasks and verify application functionality and usability.

  • Implement and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.

  • Identify and escalate potential quality issues per defined process to the team.

  • Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes.

  • Implement existing automation scripts and assist in developing new scripts.

  • Be a strong advocate for quality on the team.

Required Education/Skills

  • BS or BA degree in Computer Science or related field or recent college graduate.

  • 3+ years of QA technical experience or aptitude to quickly assume quality assurance skills.

  • Ability to learn new tools, technologies and processes.

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Experience with creating and executing queries for SQL and non-SQL databases.

  • Understands and implements test plans from specifications or verbal communications.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects at once while completing quality work on a timely basis.

  • Ability to work both independently and with a team.

  • Good interpersonal skills in dealing with staff.

  • Ability to excel in a rapidly changing environment.

  • Experience in automation testing using Selenium preferred.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time; ability to access, input, and retrieve information from the computer.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.

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