Sr QA Engineer

  • Apertus Partners
  • Washington, DC, United States
  • Jan 05, 2017
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Job Description

Immediate need for a Senior QA Engineer located in Rockville, MD. The right candidate will come from a strong coding background.

NOTE: Candidate must be a US Citizen to obtain a public trust clearance.

This job will have the following responsibilities: 

Overall goal of the project is to be part of a cloud migration to AWS.  
* Ensure proper QA policies and testing coverage is applied to assigned projects and task.
* Participate in the Agile software delivery process by writing, reviewing functional and design specifications, develop and review test cases in JAVA, JUnit, TestNG, SQL and Selenium, write user stories and tasks for sprints, coordinate efforts and communication with the developers and other team members to ensure resolution of defects, and manage/triage defects in the bug tracking system.
* Consult with various cross department team members to review and troubleshoot production issues.
* Drive automation initiatives including white box scripting and functional automation projects - Assist in performance testing.
* Ensure that products meet or exceed the quality standards by applying knowledge of quality assurance standards and procedures.
* Engage with the Quality Assurance team to deploy successful quality processes throughout the software development lifecycle.
* Prepare detailed test reports.

Qualifications & Requirements: 
* The ideal candidate will have 8 years of direct hands-on quality assurance experience in an agile software development environment.
* Candidate must be a US Citizen to obtain a public trust clearance.
* They must have current experience with Java, SQL and automation test development with Selenium.
* Must be proficient in a Linux/Unix environments.
* Must be proficient in Java, JUnit, TestNG and Selenium.
* In addition, they should command a solid understanding of software quality assurance aspects including the methodologies and terminology specific to SCRUM and Agile.


Java, .Net, C++, C#

Cloud Transition

AWS is a +

RESTful Services




Understanding of 3 tier web design

Angular Protractor is a +

Performance Testing

Load Testing

Test Design Experience