Software QA Engineer
Kroll Information Assurance - Nashville, TN

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The Software Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for Black & White Box Testing including basic Test Planning and execution of test cases for software products written in various programming languages, as well as Web based and Database applications.

  • Ability to accomplish work based on a schedule of application development activities. Able to correctly interpret project requests and produce desired results.
  • Ability to provide estimates for software quality work at the basic level of accuracy.
  • Execute test cases and document results in an organized and efficient manner, adhering to procedures for updating metrics as defined by SQA Lead with direct supervision.
  • Demonstrate basic proficiency with testing concepts and or environments including able to navigate in an established testing tool.
  • Review Project Requirements and Specifications documentation. Basic ability to analyze and comprehend requirements and design specifications to extract necessary information for accurate test planning.
  • Ability to review Test Case documents following the defined documentation standards.
  • Contribute to the creation of Test data necessary for test execution.
  • Understand and adhere to defect tracking methods. Ability to record each problem found, track status of defect and verify the resolution during the testing cycle.
  • Convey basic knowledge of and adhere to Kroll Background Screening’s Software Development Lifecycle process.
  • Recognize and provide timely feedback to management and lead SQA engineers with regard to project roadblocks.
  • Able to communicate in an effective manner that promotes healthy relationships with both internal and external team members.
  • Comfortable with current software testing strategies and technologies. Comprehend new software quality assurance ideas and concepts and apply them.
  • Investigate problems assigned by management and more senior SQA Engineers.
  • Provide support to software engineers during any of the Software Quality Assurance testing cycles.
  • Provide personal weekly "highlights" that communicate the status of all individual efforts. The report should provide project status, time spent working on various tasks, and what those tasks entailed.
  • A four-year College education in Computer Science CIS, MIS; or up to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Microsoft Office Products
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Basic understanding of test methodology and planning
  • Basic understanding of Test Case creation and execution
  • Basic programming knowledge
  • Basic understanding of Relational Database structure and testing
  • Basic knowledge of testing internal and external applications
  • Experience or training in HP Quality Center or other Test Case Management Tools