QA Tester

Short Description

Location: Edison, NJ (Near Metro Park Train Station)

Employment Level: 4 – 6 years of professional work experience

Employment Type: Permanent Placement

Compensation: Commensurate with Experience, Background, and Expertise

Quality Assurance Tester - Inpensa

About Inpensa

Inpensa is a fast growing venture backed start-up located in Edison New Jersey. Inpensa provides an enterprise SaaS solution to help Fortune 500 companies identify, manage and track projects that will deliver the greatest value to their organization. We are making a difference for our customers and are looking for you to make a difference with us.

We are excited about what we do and we want motivated, driven people to help us take Inpensa to the next level. If you want to work in a dynamic environment where your work efforts have a real impact then join us. If you are looking for a challenge and want to work with highly motivated people then we may be right for you.

Opportunity

Inpensa is seeking an experienced individual with at least four years of hands-on software test/quality assurance in validating enterprise software products that are written using Java/JEE.  The individual will work with the senior QA engineer and other staff, create detailed testing documentation, and ensure products conform to specifications.  This position requires the qualified candidate to be innovative and creative in solving complex problems and work in an environment where requirements can continually evolve and/or change. Ability to work in a team environment is a must.

Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in various phases of software development lifecycle (SDLC) – requirements review, architecture/design walkthrough, validation, deployment, and support

  • Analyze requirements and develop test cases for functional, user interface, system, integration, and technical testing

  • Organize test cases along the product line into scenario banks and maintain them up to date for changes in requirements

  • Develop test scripts and test data required to test various use case scenarios using Selenium, UNIX Shell, and other scripts

  • Execute test cases and document the results using JIRA

  • Report defects to development teams and escalate issues as needed

  • Work with the SMEs and development teams to consult with requirements clarification that arises during development and execution of test cases

  • Establish and maintain knowledge base for all of the test and validation activities

Desired Skills

  • Background and work experience in accounting, banking, and/or financial industries is a big plus

  • Testing certifications such as Certified Software Test Professional (CSTP), Certified Test Manager (CTM), Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA) or Certified Software Test Engineer (CSTE) is a plus

  • Expertise in Agile-based project management and software development

  • Experience working with rapid, overlapping product release cycles is a plus

  • Understanding of the principles and best practices of Software Configuration Management (SCM) is a plus

  • Knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and RESTful services

Education

BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline.

Required Skills

  • Experience in software product development environment using the Agile methodology, JIRA as the defect tracking tool, and Selenium as the automation engine.

  • Experience in testing and supporting commercial software products which were sold to non-technical customers in vertical markets

  • A significant understanding and knowledge of modern test methods, commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the quality assurance field; in-depth knowledge in functional, user interface, system, integration, load, and scalability testing

  • Skilled with a proven track record of testing web-based software products in an n-tiered Java/JEE environment using JBOSS, BIRT, MySQL, and Oracle

  • Good experience with UNIX/Linux commands including shell, awk, sed, and Perl; hands-on in relational database concepts and SQL queries

  • Experience in writing test plans/cases and testing web-based applications and components on the UNIX/Linux platform

  • Must be able to work successfully in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment and effectively multi-task multiple priorities in a team-oriented environment.

  • Must have strong analytical skills for effective problem solving

  • Ability to adapt to changing business processes, technologies, and environments

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Exceptionally self-motivated and self-directed

  • Keen attention to details

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