Test Engineer
Apex Systems Inc - Milwaukee, WI

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Apex Systems is looking for an Automated Tester for a 1+ year long contract in Milwaukee, WI. If interested, please send your resume to Doug Phelps at dphelps@apexsystemsinc.com .

Seeking a versatile, inquisitive, creative test automation/development engineer to join our next-generation engineering team.

Responsibilities

Develop and document a tailored product/project test strategy in collaboration with other project test and software engineers to ensure highest quality product development

Maintain the highest standards and awareness of software quality; develop test strategies and/or plans using applicable standards, tools and reporting methods

Evaluate work products to assess quality and report findings; research alternative solutions to problems, determine proper approaches, make verbal and/or written recommendations, implement solutions and approved recommendations

Develop and support requirements-based test automation and tools for integration- and system-level test activities; design and implement new test automation based on customer/product use cases and requirements

Develop and execute detailed test specifications; record, track and report on detailed results

Debug test failures, and produce detailed bug reports

Evaluate test results to ensure adherence to product requirements and specifications, document improvement recommendations as appropriate

Estimate effort and duration of new work

Report status and produce progress reports for management

Suggest improvements to integration and system test processes and procedures

Required Skills

- Solid understanding and experience with software testing concepts and activities associated with all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle

- Experience developing integration- and system-level test plans and procedures for requirements-based testing activities

- Strong manual testing proficiency knowledge and experience with software quality assurance testing techniques, methodologies and best practices, model-based test design, test automation, and test design patterns

- Solid understanding of automated test approach, best practices and applicability of automated testing in projects and products that contain hardware, firmware, and software components

- Strong test and automated test tools proficiency (e.g. HP Quality Center, Quick Test Pro, etc.)

- Experience with development and scripting languages (e.g. Python, C/C++, C#, PHP, Java, Perl, etc.)

- Familiarity with software build environments and the software build process, including exposure to make files and scripting

Additional Skills That Would Be a Plus

- Experience operating within a SCRUM/Agile team

- Understanding of and experience with software development and best practices

- Knowledge/experience with object-oriented software development methodologies

- Web development knowledge/experience (e.g. CSS, HTML, etc.)

- Proficiency in source code version control systems (e.g. Git, GitHub, Mercurial)

- Understanding of web technologies (e.g. WebSockets, AJAX, HTTP, JSON)

- Experience working collaboratively with a user experience team, including building the UI from wireframes, comps, and style guides

- Ability to work in a web development capacity (exceptional plus)

Qualifications

4+ years system integration and test activities within a software development/engineering environment

2+ years test automation including test design, setup/configuration and scripting experience

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Apex Systems is an IT staffing and services firm. We specialize in providing IT professionals for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct...