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Senior QA Engineer

at Live Gamer Inc. in Palo Alto, CA   —   Mar 21, 2014   |  
Overview
Live Gamer, Inc. is looking for a Senior QA Engineer with expertise in black/gray/white box testing methodologies, experience with standard QA and development tools, experience in startup environments, and the agility to operate within short release cycles to join our QA Team. The Senior QA Engineer will own testing for a significant percentage of our product line; this is a hands-on position requiring dedication, hard-work, and a willingness to roll up your sleeves and test. If you’re not a self-starter, or you’re not comfortable with ownership and decision-making, please don’t apply.
Responsibilities
Perform a wide-variety of UI, API, backend, and Selenium-based testing, both manual and automated.
Write test plans from product specifications.
Write test suites using scripting languages and automation frameworks (Selenium).
Execute black box/gray/white box test cases in a multi-platform cross browser environment and against platform APIs.
Plan, develop, and implement testing strategies and quality standards.
Identify and champion key quality and performance issues.
Participate in release management and certification activities.
Interact with key customers, validating issues they have reported and making sure that their concerns are well represented within the company.
Experience
Minimum 6+ years of QA experience with commercial software development teams.
Minimum of 4 years experience with automation scripting tools, preferably Selenium.
Thorough understanding of QA methodology with a history of successful execution.
Experience in web front-end functional testing using existing automation tools.
Familiarity with relational database concepts, including hands-on SQL experience.
Experience with performance and scalability testing of web applications.
Experience with Linux-based systems.
Experience and comfort with Agile/Scrum software development methodology.
Experience with SaaS platforms and products.
Good understanding of web architecture and technologies.
Must be detail oriented and have excellent problem solving and communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to function effectively in a fast paced environment and manage continuously changing business needs.
Skills
IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Significant start-up experience
Proficient with Java, Javascript, PHP, and XML programming and scripting languages
Experience testing analytics-based frameworks and applications.
Experience supporting external partner integration with APIs
Education
B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent.
Compensation
DOE
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