Quality Assurance Tester

Columbia, SC | Remote Friendly

Posted: 07/26/2018 Industry: IT Job Number: 0001 Pay Rate: Contact for Information

Start Date: January 1, 2018

Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension


Responsible for performing tests on technical solutions to isolate and solve issues. Initiates tests, analyzes results, and finds solutions to technical problems.

  • Implement automated Quality Assurance processes for a continuous deployment pipeline.
  • Design and support automated user interface testing application.
  • Analyze automated Quality Assurance processes to expose security flaws, reveal defects and identify areas of optimization.
  • Follow or recommend best practices, processes, and policies which are established internally and by applying industry best practices.
  • Ensure projects adhere software testing governance policies, best practices and guidelines and implement improvements.
  • Perform reviews, walk-throughs, or inspections of the automated test system and its cohesion to the reporting structure.
  • Provides oversight / review of vendor unit / system integrated test plans and test results
  • Provide guidance on the preparation and review of test plans
  • Preparation, review, visibility, and automation of test reports
  • Must be able to communicate and publish status reports of all open issues and gaps found during test phase and articulate the details to the Development teams.

Required Skills:

  • 3 years’ translating business requirements or policy documentation into test cases and scenarios.
  • 3 years’ building test cases and scenarios into test systems process areas
  • Document and support development of test scenarios/cases and the execution of testing activities.
  • Direct hands on experience with formal test design techniques
  • Experience with test design tools
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and provide updates to management
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; proven teamwork and communication skills

Required Education:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Technical Science or equivalent experience


Preferred Skills:

  • 2+ years’ experience with an automated test framework.
  • Experience with Atlassian tool suite to include JIRA.
  • Solid testing and validation skills and understanding of simulated data.
  • Knowledge of gherkin or similar BDD languages.
  • Knowledge of testing in a containerized environment utilizing Docker and Kubernetes
  • Prior experience in development methodologies (waterfall, agile, etc), enterprise planning, and estimation
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting
  • Self-starter, with a keen interest in technology and highly motivated towards success
  • Must show initiative and desire to learn business and technology subjects

Brent Stokes
Lead IT Recruiter

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