New York, NY Contract
New York, NY - Contract 6 months
Software QA Engineers test code at the user level, both manually and with automated tools. Our SQA Engineers are not pure black box testers; they are more grey box, able to understand software internals, debug problems using log files, and write automated tests with Perl/Java scripts and/or user-level automated tools. SQA Engineers work with Software Development Engineers to understand features and technical implementation. SQA Engineers should also work with groups such as Product Management, User Experience Design, and Customer Support to understand customer usage models and develop test plans and suites that approximate real-world environments and regression tests and driving the software development process toward quality-centric methodologies. QUALIFICATIONS * BS in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience * 5+ years of QA experience * Strong track record of shipping high quality desktop and/or mobile client applications * Experience with Black box, Gray box, and White box testing * Strong debugging skills * Strong knowledge of QA methodology and tools * Ability to understand technical specifications and analyze log files * Shows creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness * Strong organizational skills, tracking multiple test executions simultaneously and able to synthesize the results * Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings * (5+ Years)
* Please note that this position is for a Technical Tester that knows code coverage and testing coverage tools like gcov. This is not a functional tester position. Brokerage or exchange experience is a Plus. *
"Code coverage" (synonym: test coverage) is a measure of the amount of application source code that has been exercised, usually by some testing regime, often by unit testing.