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R&D QA Engineer

Texas, Austin, 73301 Austin USA

The Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for quality assurance activities and will take an active role in shaping the quality of our software. This will demand integration with our Software development engineers, developing test strategies, creating test plans, bug reporting and triaging as well as identifying automation opportunities. The Quality Assurance Engineer will actively sync with software development hardware team to reduce duplication, foster better testing, and resist regressions. As a member of the R&D software Group, you will be expected to continuously stay up-to-date with emerging software technologies, embrace best practices and deliver software as planned.

  • Use Quality Engineering principles, tools and techniques to develop and optimize systems and processes so that they are aligned with company strategy and requirements.
  • Enthusiastic about helping to deliver high-quality applications, and love to break things
  • Strong problem-solving, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills
  • Use root cause analysis and risk assessment tools and techniques to perform investigations and determine appropriate corrective action.
  • Provide creativity and new, fresh ideas
  • Actively participates in team discussions to align and deliver quality products
  • Ensure that project activities are accurately documented and easily retrievable
  • Review, evaluate and establish priorities of software tasks

  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required
  • Must be detailed oriented, with strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritize workload and work independently to meet commitments with minimal supervision
  • Experience testing web apps, including root cause analysis tools and technical writing required
  • Test automation experience with tools like selenium, Test Complete and others
  • Exposure to software development methodologies and familiar with programming concepts - unafraid to write code to break code
  • Programming experience preferably with Python/C#
  • Familiar with object-oriented programming ( C#, .NET, Java, etc…)
  • Understanding and/or hands-on experience with database technologies (MySQL, SQL Server)
  • Experience testing web-based RESTful API’s
  • You love collecting data about your UI as much as testing it to make decisions based on usage
  • Experience using code versioning tools such as Git
  • Great attitude and adaptable to taking on many diverse responsibilities
  • Proven ability to quickly investigate, learn and deliver technical solutions
  • Proven ability to master new development tools and passion for learning
  • Be a self-starter and should be able to work independently with a minimum of supervision
  • Strong communication, documentation and presentation skills
  • Experience in common GUI testing tools is a plus

QualificationsBachelor degree in Computer Science ( or related field) or five years of related work experience

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