Job Description :

Lead Software Quality Engineer

Austin, TX

12+ Months

Client - State Of Texas

Department - Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

The Candidate will perform as the technical lead on quality assurance for the Legacy Fiscal Modernization (LFM) project and will work as a member of an agile scrum team consisting of a highly advanced group of software developers utilizing modern software development platforms and technologies. The Candidate must have strong hands-on technical experience with automation tools and proven success designing, developing, implementing, and testing front-end and back-end technologies as part of an integrated cloud-based web application. The primary goal of the Candidate will be to deliver a high-quality product to the customer that meets or exceeds their needs and expectations. This Candidate will work solely on Legacy Fiscal Modernization projects.

CPA will require the Candidate to work on the following initiatives and will perform testing tasks such as:

  • Conduct a wide range of quality control tests and analyses to ensure that our software meets or exceeds end-user requirements
  • Performing as the LFM technical lead for test planning, test estimation, test strategy, workload design, test cases design, defect management and configuration/test data management.
  • Making sure test cases and automated test scripts are written and tested on time.
  • Performing functional, regression, ad-hoc, exploratory, smoke testing, integration testing and any other kind of software testing needed for the application in a timely manner.
  • Generate performance graphs, session reports and other related documentation required for validation and analysis.
  • Execute benchmark, load, stress, and other non-functional tests.
  • Drive continual process improvements for the evolution of testing procedures and their future replication.

II. CANDIDATE SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Requirements:
Candidates that do not meet or exceed the minimum stated requirements (skills/experience) will be displayed to customers but may not be chosen for this opportunity.

Years

Required/Preferred

Experience

8

Required

Technical Lead experience in documenting test strategy and creating detailed test plans, cases and scripts, verification/validation documents and quality test data to ensure software meets the defined requirements prior to production release.

8

Required

Experience in developing, enhancing, updating, and maintaining suite of automated test scripts for regression testing of applications.

8

Required

Efficient in using Postman, Chrome DevTools, JSON Builders, Swagger API, Mockito, etc. to mock objects, create test APIs, and perform unit testing. Create, maintain, and securely interact with mock data and prod data.

8

Required

Experience in utilizing test automation frameworks e.g. JUnit, TestNG, Protractor, Selenium, Katalon, Nightwatch, etc.

8

Required

Experience in testing UI with UX Design and identify design differences, including fonts, colors, icon styles, required fields, navigations, etc.

8

Required

Experience in identifying test coverage gaps and implementing improvements.

8

Required

Experience using Jira, Confluence, GIT, Bitbucket. Jira integrations with test results.

8

Required

Experience using database query: SQL Validate API data and Frontend Page data with the database tables and identify discrepancies in mapping.

5

Required

Experience in modern programming languages such as JavaScript and Java

5

Required

Experience in the use of automation tools such as (such as: Selenium Webdriver, Katalon, UFT and/or API and microservices level test automation expertise in Postman)

5

Required

Experience working closely with Product Owner, Developers, to understand the requirements, business rules, acceptance criteria, UI behaviors, and report and track the bugs and fixes, test false positives, negatives, invalid, and edge case test scenarios

5

Required

Experience with Build/Platform tools and continuous integration environments using Jenkins

5

Required

Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behavior Driven Development (BDD) testing with Gherkin and Cucumber

5

Required

Experience in API Performance and Load testing using various tools such as JMeter

5

Required

Experience with highly complex application security requirements

5

Preferred

Experience with microservices architecture and technologies: Docker, Kubernetes

3

Preferred

Experience with cloud platforms, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

2

Preferred

Experience with Jest and Enzyme

2

Preferred

Public sector experience (Federal, State, or Local Government)

2

Preferred

Proficient with the Microsoft Office products, including Outlook, TEAMS, Microsoft Project, Word, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint

             

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