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Quality Assurance Engineer

Location:
Herndon, VA 
Area Code:
703 
Telecommute:
no 
Travel Required:
none 
Skills:
Strong understanding of common QA methodologies. 
Pay Rate:
NEG 
Tax Term:
FULLTIME 
Length:
 
Date Posted:
10-24-2014 
Position ID:
175947 
Dice ID:
10110452 

The QA Engineer will work with a team of QA and Development professionals within the Security Program.  In this role, the QA Engineer will contribute to each phase of Exostar's product development life cycle, including production go-live releases and product support.
Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in all aspects of the development life cycle to advocate quality
  • Write test plans and supporting QA documentation
  • Write test cases based on business requirements, use cases, technical requirements and design documents
  • Execute manual test cases
  • Create, gather and report test metrics to management team
  • Use HP Quality Center to report and track defects
  • Develop and enhance Quality Assurance process, policy and procedure documentation

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Strong understanding of common QA methodologies
  • Minimum 5 years related QA experience
  • Minimum 5 years testing web-based software solutions
  • Aerospace and Defense experience is a plus
  • Experience with internet and web based applications
  • Experience with internet security and security applications
  • Strong team approach to problem solving
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proven ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision
  • Experience designing and automating manual test cases is beneficial
  • Demonstrated ability for analytical and critical thinking

Technical Skills:

  • Experience with HP suite of tools, Quality Center and Quick Test Professional is beneficial
  • Knowledge of SQL, XML, and RDBMS
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint 2010/2013

 Education

  • BS degree in a technology discipline or similar experience in a QA role

 Travel

Minimal          

Exostar LLC
Fax: (703) 793-2905