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Cloud QA Automation Engineer

500 Rutherford Avenue
Boston, MA 02129

The individual hired for the position will be responsible for developing a testing infrastructure to ensure the product quality of web application running on a JavaScript stack deployed in the cloud.  This individual will work closely with a small effective team to develop and maintain tests, test automation, and track quality assurance metrics.  In addition the candidate will have an opportunity to learn and implement application management, deployment, and continuous integration in a 100% cloud based environment. The individual must be a fast learner, stay on top of current and future trends in software technologies and embrace innovative and creative thinking with an eye to the big picture.  We seek a talented individual that is highly motivated, possesses an understanding of the industry, and can translate requirements and feedback into successful commercial products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts
  • Create systems to automatically identify, record, document and track defects
  • Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
  • Provides technical support to team members
  • Helps maintain and implement a cloud based continuous integration delivery system

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 2+ year(s) hands on work experience in software quality assurance
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Solid knowledge of database technologies, programing and scripting languages
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and SDLC adherence and procedures
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
Category: Software Engineering/QA

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