Job Description :
Quality Assurance Engineer
Reston VA

Contract- 6 months

All visa open



Looking for a candidate with strong technical skills to develop and execute test strategies for telecom related programs. The QA engineer will be responsible for working with other scrum team members to help develop, execute and automate test cases based on a published set of technical requirements. The candidate preferably has an understanding of the telecommunications domain and can work as part of a high performing scrum team in a fast paced agile environment.

Responsibilities:



Develops and executes test strategies/scenarios for telecom network applications/infrastructure.
Develops and maintains automated regression test suites.
Works as part of a scrum team in an agile environment.
Works with operations to ensure smooth software deployments in production.
Possesses the ability to work with minimal supervision and/or independently.
Utilizes experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Writes or modifies scripts in Perl or UNIX to automate repetitive tests.
Creates tests and defect reports using the team standards and best practices.


Experience Required:



5+ years overall test experience developing and automating test cases.
Experienced in testing of UNIX or Linux client server applications, including testing application installation/configuration and load/performance.
Thorough understanding of test processes and ability to estimate task duration.
Excellent Linux/UNIX trouble shooting skills.
Oracle Database and SQL experience.
Experience writing UNIX shell, Perl or Python scripts
Experience in testing web based applications using Tomcat and Jboss.
Extensive experience with test automation using Selenium and TestNG.
Experience with software version control such as GIT and/or SVN.
Ability to create high level and detailed test plans and test reports.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Experience Desired:

Experience with web application security testing.
Experience with Hadoop based framework/application.
Experience in continuous application integration tools.
Experienced in any scripting language is a plus.


Education Qualifications:



BS degree in Computer Science or related field.