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Software QA Engineer

Posted: October 24, 2023
Salary:US$50 - US$55 per hour
Location:Prospect Heights
Job type: Contract
Discipline:Information Technology
Work Location:Remote

Job description

Software QA Engineer 214561

Chicago, IL

Fully Remote

Medix is supporting a well respected Healthcare institution in Chicago, IL . With organizational growth in mind, this organization intends to welcome an experienced software test engineer to their team. This remote position provides a generous benefits package, including weekly pay periods as well as medical, visual and dental benefits.

Responsibles for the role:

  • Develop test cases and test scenarios in Zephyr and automated testing tool that provide thorough coverage of implemented features and meets acceptance criteria from business stakeholders.
  • Enhance/execute existing automation suite using Selenium-Java and Service Automation.
  • Expand existing automation framework for microservice level validations.
  • Closely work with team on implementing service based automation for REST and Soap calls.
  • Execute test automation suites in CI/CD pipelines.
  • Integrate Service Automation, Wiremock and UI Automation with CI/CD pipelines on Azure platforms.
  • Must be a strong Test Automation Engineer who can work independently and be capable of solving problems and communicate effectively with automation leads when further technical help is required.
  • Own and support both manual and automation streams to meet the business priorities for releases.
  • Provide expertise in the planning, constructing and execution of test scripts. Apply business and functional knowledge including testing standards, guidelines, and testing methodology to meet the teams overall test objectives.
  • Execute smoke tests and regression tests in QA, UAT and production environments to verify code deployments and other system changes.
  • Create, update and track execution of test cases within Zephyr.
  • Identify, replicate, report and track issues to closure in an issue tracking system (JIRA).
  • Review requirements, providing feedback on completeness, testability and other risk areas.
  • Assist in the maintenance of dev/test environments including user accounts, application configuration and build deployments.
  • Build appreciation & culture of full-stack across the team with focus on T shape skills.
  • Identify functional and complete manual tests to be included in automated testing and work on automating candidates for test automation.
  • Team player and ability to work in Global Team setup, product owners and business team to develop, build & support application.
  • Write clean, performance friendly code. Perform unit testing and prepare task documentation.
  • Experience with building Test Strategies and Test Plans.
  • Investigate and fix production issues and performance issues.

Qualifications for this position:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Overall 8+ years of experience in designing and executing test cases on web based applications.
  • 5+ years of strong experience in writing micro service automation and UI Automation using Selenium and Java.
  • Basic experience in using tools like Jenkins, Maven, Test NG, JIRA, IDEs like Eclipse or Intellij Idea.
  • Must have experience with version control tools like Git/GitHub etc.
  • 3+ years of experience on any Service based Automation tool. (e.g. Katalon, Rest Assured, etc)
  • 3+ years of experience on mocking tool (like Wiremock) and integrating it with Azure platforms.
  • Experience with running test automation suites in CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience with running automation suites in parallel on multiple VMs and browsers.
  • Experience in analyzing results of automation test runs.
  • Ability to create test cases based on user stories and business requirements.
  • Ability to execute QA testing, interpret test results, and document outcomes.
  • Expertise writing and executing SQL queries for data testing.
  • Must have working experience in Agile/Scrum Teams.
  • Experience with web front end, back end and mobile application testing.
  • Technical understanding of web application development, mobile application development and deployment concepts.
  • Experience working on Application build on front-end technologies like Angular, React, Javascript or Typescript will be plus.
  • Experience with cloud-based (Azure/AWS is mandatory) application/service architecture, including deployment and scaling.
  • Hands-on experience in Azure Cloud Services, DevOps.
  • Good to have experience on Docker Images, Containers, Kubernetes, Distributed Cache: Redis, Distributed APM solutions.
  • Ability to quickly become proficient in new tools/technologies.
  • Experience with testing in the following domains is a plus: E-Commerce, ERP / SAP.
  • Must be highly motivated and dependable with excellent communication skills.
  • 4 year degree (or higher) in CS / IS or a related field.

Position: Software QA Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL (Fully Remote)

Duration: 6 month contract