Job Description :
Position: QA Tester / Senior Test Engineer 1
Location: New York, NY
Interview: Phone & Skype
Duration: 6+ Months

Job Description:
Senior Test Engineer is responsible for testing the products to reveal quality and risk related information with the intent of informing a decision. This role participates in the coaching of other testers on some aspects of testing. The Senior Test Engineer also contributes to the creation of test strategies and diagnosis of complex issues.

Your Commitments:
? Attend sprint planning meetings and discuss testing issues.
? Drive and lead prioritization of testing activities, across teams as needed.
? Evaluate, explore and model the product and features.
? Create product coverage outlines mind maps of what is to be tested.
? Proactively learn and apply test design principles.
? Generate test ideas and heuristics.

? Create test charters and checks.
? Identify and provide feedback on the gap/anomalies in the requirements.
? Explain risks, based on the impact assessment, to non-technical stakeholders
? Execute test charters within sessions
? Analyze results of test sessions, draw meaningful conclusions, and suggest actions
? Write clear and concise bug reports and steps to reproduce.
? Apply basic problem solving skills.

? Collaborate with other scrum team(s) and stakeholders.
? Coach others on test strategy, test execution and the use of test tools
? Make continuous self-education a priority.
? Keep up to date with the evolution of the testing industry.

Your Competencies:
? Ability to understand and execute Context Driven and Session Based testing
? Ability to test using Rapid Software Testing practices and principles
? Ability to contribute to the development of project test strategy.
? Ability to act as a subject matter expert on a project.

? Ability to Identify tasks/ dependencies/ risks during backlog grooming/planning.
? Ability to provide reasonable test estimates.
? Ability to proactively learn and apply test design principles
? Ability to create tests from stories/requirements
? Ability to execute tests and record test results

? Ability to communicate own ideas to other teams
? Ability to investigate and diagnose complex issues.
? Ability to create effective test reporting.
? Ability to work through problems.

? Ability to articulate technical issues
? Possess problem solving abilities
? Possess the drive and intellectual curiosity to investigate issues
? Clinical industry experience is an asset
? Agile experience is preferred

Your Education & Experience:
? 2 to 5 yrs relevant job experience
? Typically requires related experience and a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree; or equivalent experience

Additional Details:
Candidate should be more focused on testing rather than coding for automation.
Testing on API''s
Preferred Programming languages: Python, Java
Experience with Rapid Software Testing methodologies.

Client : N/A