Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
AOC Solutions - Chantilly, VA

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Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

We are seeking a software quality assurance analyst who is talented and passionate about their career. The Senior Quality Assurance Analyst will be responsible for all activities involving quality assurance and compliance with applicable regulatory requirements. This individual will work iteratively with the business, product and development team, through all aspects of the SDLC, including business requirements, functional specifications, integration and regression testing, using current testing methodologies and tools. The Senior Software Quality Assurance analyst will create and execute test plans, test scripts and test cases, as well as assist in isolating problems after the software release. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. This individual will rely on their extensive experience, industry knowledge and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Essential Functions
· Demonstrate advanced use of test tools and is instrumental in increasing the use of automated testing on projects
· Create and maintain test case and test script documentation for complex custom software, which are complete, thorough, and clearly written; document, track, and communicate project testing risks, test results, status, defect analysis and unresolved problems for multiple projects and provide recommendations for improvements to the development team
· Provide high level of functionality, usability and testability expertise during requirements phase
· Test new and legacy custom applications, with or without the use of formal test cases/scripts
· Assist the development team in debugging and replicating issues
· Test for security risks – using such standards as OWASP
· Test Internet and client-server applications against specifications and documentation
· Analyze project data and provides recommendations to project manager on risks and issues that could seriously impact the success of the project – identifies risks introduced by changes to the software
· Serve as subject matter expert on all QA processes
· Gain and maintain familiarity with all operating environments
Required
· Bachelor’s degree preferred but will consider 8+ years of experience
· At least 6 years in-depth experience and demonstrated proficiency with QA methodology, process and deliverables
· High-level of proficiency utilizing virtual environments to perform testing
· Experience testing complex multi-tiered web based systems and complex data-driven applications
· Test Management tool proficiency
· Ability to work hands-on and also provide leadership in the implementation of complex testing solutions. Display a high-level of initiative and troubleshooting skills in stressful situations
· Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external Clients; ability to effectively work with any coworker within the team or division; ability to transfer knowledge and translate technical concepts to non-technical resources and coworkers; excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Able to work independently to juggle multiple simultaneous priorities with minimal supervision and keep stakeholders informed of progress toward goals
· Must have the flexibility to work a regular schedule with additional evening and early morning hours as required
Preferred
· Experience with relational databases
· Proven Mobile application testing across multiple platforms is a plus. (iPhone, Android & Blackberry)
· Proficiency with SQL database technologies and techniques
· Exposure to client/server, object-oriented applications
· .NET and/or C# development experience
EOE M/F/D/V

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