Senior Quality Engineer
- Charlottesville, VA, USA
- Permanent, Full time
- S&P Global
- 18 Apr 19
Senior Quality Engineer
Job Location: Richmond or Charlottesville, VA
Denver or Centennial, CO
The Role and Responsibilities:
This position is for a mid- to senior-level Test Engineer to become part of a cross-functional Scrum team working on a critical integration project. To be successful in this role, you will:
- Collaborate effectively as a vital part of your Scrum team.
- Create and maintain well-crafted, targeted, and appropriate test automation for your team's areas of focus. This will include test scenarios, supporting data, and coding elements of a complete test harness.
- Coordinate testing activities during each Sprint, within the team as a matter of course and cross-team when necessary, with an eye toward longer-term goals for project deployments.
- Be an active part of all design and grooming activities - have the courage to ask the critical questions at all stages of work, and the experience to know what those questions are.
- Act as the 'voice of QA' on your Scrum team.
- Be an enthusiastic advocate for good Scrum Agile practices on your team, and across the organization.
- Participate actively as a critical part of the larger QA community, to drive improvement to the QA practice across the organization.
What we're looking for:
- Proven track record of designing and developing test automation
- Ability to communicate well with both technical and non-technical audiences.
- Experience working within Agile software development environments, particularly Scrum Agile.
- High level of comfort writing and using SQL for database exploration.
- Solid understanding of managed C style languages (Java, C#, etc.).
- Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.
- Solid experience with automation drivers (Selenium, Appium, etc.)
- Ability to build consensus, on and off the Scrum team.
- Ability to work comfortably as part of a distributed team.
- Curiosity and creativity - this is much more than a checklist-driven position, but someone who will contribute substantially in the quality of their team's work with thoughtful exploration, careful testing, and solid coding.
- In addition to Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline, we are looking for at least 6 years in a QA role or equivalent experience as a test-dedicated developer.
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