Vaco Tampa is hiring!
This role is 100% remote and will be about 70% automation testing with Selenium and 30% manual testing.
SUMMARY / OBJECTIVE
The Senior QA role is responsible for creating, implementing, and performing testing in support of software test requirements. This includes both manual and automated testing, with a desire to rapidly grow automation test skills. This role requires a desire to mentor other QA personnel. The Senior QA develops, maintains, and enhances test inventory and infrastructure. This role will execute and report on tests conducted and manage resulting defects, regress systems under test, assist development with replicating and debugging problems, and develop new test solutions as needed.
Create and execute automated and manual tests in support of software test requirements.
Track percentage of test coverage. Identify gaps in coverage and prioritize remediation.
Develop and execute new tests in tandem with development efforts in sprints.
Plan, lead, and perform regression testing as needed for both web and desktop application release - including estimating effort, resources, and scope - then report on progress.
Contribute to design, process, and policies for quality analysis, testing and feedback.
Document defects and work with developers to manage test results and QA feedback.
Design regression and automated testing libraries to improve overall time to market and reuse of testing tools.
Experience and Education
7+ years of overall QA experience
2+ years of QA automation test construction and execution experience
Bachelor's degree equivalent or greater - ideally in Computer Science, MIS, or similar
Expert skills with:
Test Case Management
Test Data Management
Agile Work Request Systems: Azure DevOps (VSTS) or Jira, TFS
Competent skills with:
Automated testing on web-based UIs
Automated Testing of APIs, including REST and SOAP endpoints
Relational Database Querying - can create and run SQL and work in SSMS
Logging and searching logs for results and errors (bonus for tools like ELK stack or Loggly)
Familiarity with OWASP attack vectors
Some knowledge of:
Performance Testing tools - such as JMeter, Blazemeter, LoadRunner - including automating
Security Testing tools - such as Zed Attack Proxy and Kali Linux - including automating
Bonus skills (not required, but are a plus):
Cucumber / Gherkin for BDD testing
SauceLabs for cross-browser testing
Microsoft Test Framework for unit tests, with MoQ. Also XUnit, NUnit
Appium for mobile testing
Hewlett-Packard testing suite experience
ESSENTIAL QA COMPETENCIES
A passion for quality
A masterful grasp of the QA craft and mentality, with various forms of testing and tools
A desire to grow in automation test skills and a vision for why it matters
Attention to thoroughness, perfection, and detail from every angle - balanced by practicality