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Posted: October 9, 2018
Company name: Global Resource Management Inc.
Location: Houston, TX
Country: United States
Pay rate: DOE
Poster represents: a recruiting agency
Terms of employment: Salaried employee
Hours: Full time
Onsite: yes
Description: We are presently conducting a search for a contract Software QA Engineer who is responsible for building CICD / QA processes/procedures, for building test plans/test cases, for executing functional, regression, and performance tests and for leading other QA resources across distributed teams.

Position Summary
We are looking for a candidate with:
7+ years of experience in Software test and Software Quality Assurance (QA)
3+ years of experience in QA management, prioritization, allocation and planning
3+ years in an Agile SDLC
3+ years CICD
4+ years Perl
Must have experience in QA management and leading teams
Ability to build relationships and implement change
Experience in working with distributed teams
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with Manual, API, Data, Performance, Regression, Functional, and Automated testing.

Essential Key skills:

Strong working experience in Agile QA Processes and Projects
Knowledge in Testing tools like JIRA, Selenium, and various scripting tools
Team Liaison experience - interfacing with remote and overseas QA teams
Automation Testing experience
Knowledge of Performance testing tools
Database Testing
Duties & Accountabilities
Own SQA and Test activities and deliverables for multiple scrum teams.
Provide support to Agile teams for estimating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling test activities
Review and recommend improvements to documentation eg. Test plans, Test cases, Test strategy
Responsible for handling and providing escalations as necessary during the Software Test Lifecycle
Own the continuous improvement of quality processes including, Required Documentation, Testing Processes, and the overall quality of the Agile teams software
Monitor, and enforce all processes and Organizational testing standards
Track and prepare reports on testing activities including testing results, test case coverage, required resources, defects reports, release status, performance baselines, etc.
Review various reports prepared by QA/Test engineers to ensure on time quality client deliverables
Provide daily/monthly/quarterly QA/Test metrics
Interact with all levels and functions within the organization
Provide leadership for offshore QA resources, system infrastructure support, test case/plan support, interfacing to development team support.
Business Competencies
Work with the Development teams to ensure product test requirements are meeting the highest standards
Work closely with development and product groups to ensure deadlines are met
Execute manual system tests when needed, and identify those that can be automated for regression purposes
Assist with the running and reporting of automated regression test suites as needed
Ensure defects and identified customer incidents are prioritized and dealt with, and that any new versions of software are released in a controlled and timely manner
Accurately report test progress to the Dev Leads, PO, Dev Team Manager, and other stakeholders.
Build custom test tools
Personal Competencies

High standard of written work
Strong analytical and mathematical skills
Open minded with a positive attitude, flexible and willing to adapt to changing situations
Focused on delivery
Self-starter, self-initiated learner
Must be an excellent communicator both written and verbally
Strong interpersonal skills
Must be able to work in a team environment
Desired skills: 3+ years as a Team Lead
Website for more information: www.grmi.net
Contact information: Raj@grmi.net

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