Senior QA Performance Engineer
SunGard AS - King of Prussia, PA

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Description About the Job:

The Senior QA Engineer will perform quality assurance activities within the Software product development group. The role requires individuals to turn a business vision into a physical reality. The candidate must be able to work in short development cycles side-by-side with the development and product management teams to deliver production ready software each cycle. This encompasses reviewing and analyzing user stories and prototypes, and creating efficient and effective test cases. The Sr QA Engineer will provide guidance and mentoring to QA Analysts and team members. Thoroughness, excellent time management skills, and a strong attention to detail are required.

About You:

You take ownership of what users see and have a strong voice in how we enhance and improve the product.

You relish in the role of being a Quality Assurance specialist. We will look to you to help identify product challenges, prevent them from reaching our customers and make our solution fast, elegant and awesome. You will help invent the future of Business Continuity Planning.

You are PASSIONATE about delivering a high quality product. You have opinions about the products you work on and aren’t afraid to defend them / be criticized / be wrong. You know how to be confident and consultative at the same time.

You possess strong analytical skills, and take the initiative to troubleshoot defects and provide key information to the developers.

You’re an energetic and self-motivated individual, who takes pride in their role as both an individual contributor and team member, and are continuously looking for ways to improve.

You can effectively communicate with individuals across all levels of expertise, departments, and job function.

Requirements:

Hands on experience designing and maintaining a performance/load testing suite

Exp. with one of the following: Load Runner, Silk Performer or Visual Studio

Expert in QA practices, methodologies and leadership. Demonstrated experience with requirements/user story analysis, test authoring, estimation, web-based user interface testing and back-end verification.

Hands on experience testing products in a Web 2.0 and SaaS environment (.Net, HTML 5, DHTML, JavaScript, CSS, XML, JSON and Ajax.) with multiple types of browsers.

Automated GUI and headless testing experience is preferred

Mobile testing experience is preferred

Strong working knowledge of database technologies (MS SQL)

Experience with Agile and Test Driven Development

Undertake complete projects or step into an ongoing project and become an immediate contributor.

Analyze requirements and deliver realistic estimates for the implementation of related functionality.

Experience working with international and geographically dispersed teams spanning the globe.

4 - 7 years of overall software testing experience, at least 2 years in a senior role

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent work experience required

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