Quality Assurance Engineer –
This is a hands-on test and test automation role on the Engineering team. The ideal candidate is an engineer who loves writing comprehensive white box automation test suites using open source test automation infrastructure. The person will also do black box testing.
Own the quality of software releases.
Drive the development of a test automation framework for both back end system components and front-end UI using open source tools and technologies.
Create and maintain a full suite of data driven automation tests for regression, functional, performance, load and stress testing.
Collaborate with Development team to improve the functional code coverage of our automation suite in every product release.
Create and maintain comprehensive test plans and test specifications.
Execute manual and automated tests against the test plan, record defects, and verify fixes as necessary.
Configure the necessary test environment and QA Lab including installation and management of web server, application server, database, and operating system.
The ideal candidate will be very detail oriented, and has a passion for testing, a high degree of self-motivation, an unwavering commitment to excellence and an excellent work ethic and is fun to work with.
3+ years developing comprehensive automated functional/system tests suites for complex web and/or enterprise applications for Windows/OSX/Unix/Linux.
Expertise in a modern programing language, Java or Python preferred, as well as proficiency with automated testing methods (Selenium/WebDriver).
Experience with open source performance and scalability test tools (JMeter, Pylot).
Understanding of databases and SQL.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to deliver projects on time with minimal supervision.
Experience and passion for identifying ways to do things better and a sense of ownership that leads you to create and implement new best practices
Ability to work at a fast pace, iterative programming environment
BS in Computer Science and/or related work experience
Zynga - 2 years ago