QA Tester

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  • Location:

    University Park

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    356075

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiration date:

    02/02/2022

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a QA Tester for an opportunity with a client located in University Park, TX.

Responsibilities:

  • Ownership for the architecture of the test automation solution, designing automation frameworks, creating a test strategy, and leading the implementation of test plans and actual test execution
  • Supports script development and the ongoing maintenance of those scripts
  • Recommends new tools, techniques and methodologies needed to enhance productivity and quality
  • Evaluate, select and formulate best usage of test automation tools and future alignment for different products and applications
  • Develop an automation strategy to support smoke and regression testing based on technical analysis, complexity, reusability, and risk
  • Work with the product owner and developers to assess and resolve technical issues in the product
  • Responds appropriately and competently to the demands of work challenges when confronted with changes, ambiguity, adversity, and other pressures
  • Provide technical recommendations on new industry tools through self-exploratory investigation

Required Skills:

  • Good knowledge in object-oriented programming in languages like Java and JavaScript, using tools like Gitlab, Maven, and Eclipse
  • Demonstrated skill in using coding standards and being an active participant in code reviews
  • Expert in automation frameworks such as JUnit, TestNG, Selenium, and Appium
  • UI test automation expertise with responsive web applications built with React, and Angular
  • Experience with web service API testing of XML, REST, and SOAP using tools like REST Assured, Postman, or SoapUI
  • Use of SQL to interact with relational databases like SQL Server
  • Expertise in testing back-end batch services
  • Proficiency in measuring code coverage of web UI and back-end applications, reporting in SonarQube, and collaborating with development to improve coverage
  • Expertise with cloud development (Azure, Pivotal), DevOps orchestration/deployment (Jenkins, Octopus), and reporting (Power BI, Report Portal)
  • Thorough understanding and hands on experience in developing and enhancing automation testing frameworks
  • Skill in building and using test simulators, mocks, and drivers
  • Experienced in agile/scrum development using Jira
  • Strong troubleshooting and root cause analysis abilities
  • Experience in the banking and payments domain
  • Knowledge in accessibility, security, and performance testing is a definite plus
  • Passion for achieving excellence in technical, process, product quality and reliability
  • Must be extremely detail and technology oriented and possess excellent communications skills

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.