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QA Engineer - 6650 in Ann Arbor, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/16/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 50826

QA ENGINEER

Job Duties & Responsibilities: 
• Applies expertise related to estimating, designing, developing and executing automatic test procedures and cases based on requirements relevant to automated test planning and creation for product and system testing 
• Depending on specific requirements, writes effective manual and automated test cases or automated frameworks; performs software defect tracking and regression for identified software release 
• Participates in regular testing activities across the trading product releases 
• Assists in planning, analyzing, designing, developing, and executing training relative to manual testing, automation/load testing tools and methodologies 
• Analyzes and understands each product’s environment, architecture, and interdependencies to determine and apply appropriate test methodologies and cases relative to applications being tested 
• Sets up test environments and builds out interdependent test beds 
• Designs, develops, and executes reusable and maintainable automated scripts; plans and executes functional and system level testing of products across all platforms to test various features; applies expertise and understanding of issues that may arise around automated/load testing and assists in researching and providing solutions and to add, modify, or enhance previously recorded automated scripts 
• Uses appropriate quality control tools to uncover defects and discover the state of the code; analyzes and records testing results and defects 
• Assists developers in reproducing problems and getting them resolved; participates in design activity with other programmers on technical aspects relating to testing, including functional specifications, design parameters, feature enhancements, and alternative solutions 
• Contributes to the creation of status, technical, and management reports as required 
• Actively supports and provides guidance on the company's software engineering and test processes, procedures, standards and customer use cases 
• Establishes and maintains thorough and accurate documentation of all work including status updates to summarize project highlights 
• Provides test?related technical direction and project management within a project/scrum team; provides guidance in methodology selection, project planning, the review of work products; may serve in a part?time technical lead capacity to a limited number of junior test engineers, providing immediate direction and guidance 
• Works closely with Technical Business Analyst, Software Engineers, Product Managers and other departments (operations, support and IT) 
• Keeps technically abreast of trends and advancements within area of specialization, incorporating these improvements where applicable; attends technical conferences as appropriate 

Required Skills: 
• Minimum of 3 years of directly related work experience; in one of these fields 
• Experienced working with release procedures, test methodologies, QA process and software defect tracking; demonstrated expert level on implementing test methodologies and tools (e.g Selenium, Junit, Java, JIRA, Quality Center) to write automatic test script and test cases for software products. 
• Experience as a contributor implementing design and development approach, unit testing, debugging and integrating code; demonstrated ability to apply appropriate test methodologies including writing test plans and test cases 
• MUST HAVE some programming experience using Java or other OO Language (C#, Object C). Will use this to create test automation frameworks. 
• Good knowledge of Windows, Linux/Unix, Mobile OS (iOS and Android) as well as native applications including installation, operation and configuration; good understanding of software/protocols and database concepts; general understanding of software programming structure 
• Experience working with more advanced programming environments and concepts highly desired (e.g., Java/J2EE APIs and frameworks, OS/Network/TCP Internals, Virtual Machines, Performance Management/Tuning); knowledge and experience with Internet technologies (e.g., HTML, JavaScript, CSS, XML) highly desired 
• Experience with Project/Configuration Management methodologies and tools desired (e.g., Scrum, JIRA, Quality Center); experience in test effort estimation and tracking and leading projects of limited scope 
• Knowledge and experience with relational database technologies (SQL, schema design) is a plus 
• Experience with Configuration Management tools and processes 
• Experience with complex trading products/systems preferred 

Preferred Skills, Education, Experience:
BS Degree Pref, at least an AA is required 

Interview Process (Phone, In-Person, Both):

In person meeting required 


 We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

 To view all of our open positions, please go to: www.fastswitch.com and at the bottom of the page click Job Portal, or get there directly at: https://www.jobs.net/jobs/fastswitch/en-us/all-jobs/

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