Sr. Test Engineer
Progenuity - Chicago, IL

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Our client, a publicly-traded technology company is looking for a Sr. Test Engineer. You will be responsible for participating in all stages of the software development lifecycle in an Agile/Lean environment. Using current programming languages and technologies to write code and perform testing and debugging of applications. Interact with product management and users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications and assist with systems integration.

  • Collaborates with Product Management and development team to ensure user stories are created and estimated
  • Works closely with development team to identify and resolve issues
  • Software design and review
  • Software development of application or system components
  • Requirements definition and analysis; unit testing of developed code
  • Investigation and root cause analysis of software and system defects
  • Maintain and run tools and processes that support and automate software product release
  • Understand the technical aspects of the products used to support the configuration management activities of the development process
  • Adapt configuration management tools for the complex needs of the development teams or the management of the development process
  • Generate, monitor and maintain Baseline Audit, and Configuration Item Version Control
  • Publish release packages and records
  • Deploy the development artifacts to a staging area for release to production
  • Enforce process compliance
  • Create and execute approved test plans and analyzes and report results
  • Decompose requirements for testability and provide feedback to the requirement gathering process
  • Interact with product management and customers/users to support software acceptance process and act as a liaison between development and user community
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Management Information Systems
  • 5+ years of engineering experience
  • Proficient in Java / J2EE Development, Spring, XML
  • Knowledge of Perl, Python or other scripting languages
  • Knowledge of AJAX, .NET, and JSP a plus
  • Strong experience designing front end applications.
  • Experience designing Java applications that interact with databases in a scalable way
  • Experience with MySQL, Postgres or Oracle
  • Automated Unit Testing using JUnit or similar tools
  • Proficient with Unix/Linux
  • Proficient in a Configuration Management tool (e.g., Subversion or CVS)
  • Knowledge of agile development techniques such as TDD, Pair Programming, Refactoring, Continuous Integration
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills
  • Must be a team-player with the ability to work within a collaborative environment
  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Proven ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Creative, resourceful and innovative problem solver
  • Self-taught and self-teaching, with a demonstrated aptitude for acquiring knowledge and skills
Highly Desired Skills
  • Excellent knowledge and proven, multi-year experience in Agile/Lean (Scrum, XP and Kanban) development environments