This QA engineer candidate should specialize in web application testing and be intimately familiar with testing on Windows and Macintosh platforms with Safari, Firefox, IE6 and IE7 browsers. The ideal candidate will have some coding background and is passionate about optimizing the speed and usability of tested applications. Special preference will be reserved for candidates with experience in social networking platform development. The QA Engineer will be responsible for creation of the test harness as well as creation and execution of automated tests that validate the KickApps customer experience.
Design and create functional and load test cases and scripts
Execute automated and manual test cases
Design and create test plans and test matrices
Ability to lead and work effectively within a project team
Participate in Requirements, Design, and Architecture reviews
Review all data obtained during all quality assurance activities to ensure consistency with company policies and procedures
Test, verify and document software bugs
Analyze results and effectively communicate results
Communicate and provide regular status, performance and operational reports to QA Lead.
Work closely with the development engineering team to ensure timely resolution of bug fixes
Work directly with Product Managers and Development Engineers to solve problems
Analyze and escalate issues as they arise throughout the product development lifecycle Design, create and execute functional test cases and scripts
Minimum 3 years of software Quality Assurance experience in a Web environment.
Minimum 3 years of experience with SQL queries, HTML, DHTML and CSS.
Minimum 3 years of experience with Functional Testing Automation Tool using Quick Test Professional.
Minimum 2 years of experience with Load Testing Automation Tool: Jmeter (preferred).
Minimum 2 years developing and interfacing with PHP technologies.
Strong experience in test writing and executing skills using Automation Tools.
Strong working knowledge of web services using either XML over HTTP or SOAP.
Experience testing applications built using Adobe Flash/Flex.
Experience with digital streaming media (Windows Media and Real) required.
Experience working in a High Availability, high-volume computing environment.
Experience with supporting Web applications using IIS, Apache or other Web Servers.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent, related experience writing test plans and test cases.