Software Quality Assurance Engineer

US-MI-Ann Arbor
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Overview

Altarum Institute is seeking Software Quality Assurance Engineer. This position in conjunction with team members, will develop and implement quality assurance standards and measures within the project. This role is responsible for writing test plans, creating and executing both functional and automated tests, for tracking defects and fixes and reporting the progress of each. The Analyst will apply proven analytical and problem-solving skills to help validate IT processes through careful testing in order to maximize the benefit of business investments in IT initiatives. 

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience using various testing methodologies.
  • Works closely with team to define and create overall application testing strategy and ensures it is being achieved.
  • Identify test requirements from functional requirement specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.
  • Able to define test process for the application and responsible to perform all aspects of testing including manual execution, automated execution and system performance.
  • Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.
  • Proven ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Promote, foster and proactively implement the use of quality assurance best practices and standards on a daily basis.
  • Create and maintain efficient automated scripts that utilize clean code and best practice coding standards.
  • Tasks include: creating test plans, writing test cases, performing functional and exploratory testing, effectively communicating statuses, and coordinating meetings.
  • Work with cross functional team members to define and understand functional & non-functional requirements and capture business requirements through behavior driven test scripts. Operational Management
  • Manage and maintain efficiency in the automated script execution and script development through the implementation of automation best practices.
  • Assist with projects as required to contribute to efficiency and effectiveness of the work.
  • Conduct research into new technologies, including tools, components, and frameworks.

Qualifications

  • The person should have BS in CS/CA or IS degree.
  • At least 2 years of experience in performing QA for a web application.
  • Able to communicate with the developers and analysts effectively.
  • Experience with SQL is preferred.
  • Experience with Bug tracking and version control system is required.
  • U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time

ABOUT ALTARUM: Altarum Institute is a nonprofit systems research and consulting organization that has been servicing government and private sector clients since 1946. Combining the analytical rigor of a research institution with the business agility of a consulting firm, the Institute is uniquely positioned to deliver practical, systems-based health and healthcare solutions to its clients. Altarum’s nonprofit status ensures that the public interest is always preeminent in our work. Our dedication to social responsibility is evident in all that we do, serving the public good with integrity and enabling others to do the same. Altarum's dynamic work environment emphasizes integrity, personal commitment, and teamwork. In addition to the meaningful and challenging work.

 

Altarum Institute is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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