Software Quality Assurance Engineer
PrivacyStar - Conway, AR

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Job Description Summary of Responsibilities:

This individual will hold the primary responsibilities for software testing and product quality assurance and verification of product functionality in accordance with design specifications.

Tasks and Duties:
  • Conduct software compatibility tests with programs, hardware, operating systems, or network environments.
  • Create or maintain databases of known test defects.
  • Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures.
  • Design or develop automated testing tools.
  • Develop or specify standards, methods, or procedures to determine product quality or release readiness.
  • Develop testing programs that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability.
  • Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes.
  • Evaluate or recommend software for testing or bug tracking.
  • Identify program deviance from standards, and suggest modifications to ensure compliance.
  • Identify, analyze, and document problems with program function, output, online screen, or content.
  • Monitor program performance to ensure efficient and problem-free operations.
  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.
  • Perform initial debugging procedures by reviewing configuration files, logs, or code pieces to determine breakdown source.
  • Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.
  • Test system modifications to prepare for implementation.
  • Update automated test scripts to ensure currency.
  • Conduct historical analyses of test results.
  • Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, or completeness, or to mitigate risks.

Support Functions:
  • Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers. Document test procedures to ensure reliability and compliance with standards.
  • Install, maintain, or use software testing programs.
  • Provide feedback and recommendations to developers on software usability and functionality. Investigate customer problems referred by technical support.
  • Install and configure recreations of software production environments to allow testing of software performance.
  • Collaborate with field staff or customers to evaluate or diagnose problems and recommend possible solutions.
  • Coordinate user or third party testing.

Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:
  • Superior documentation skills
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Attention to detail
  • Organized and able to complete tasks or projects with limited guidance
  • Requires basic knowledge and understanding of software development life cycle.
  • 1 - 3 Years of software quality assurance experience.
  • Bachelors degree in computer engineering, information technology, computer science or a related discipline.
Education and Work Experience: Professionals are required to understand and do basic programming as well

Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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