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QA Engineer

Location: 
Boston
Date Posted: 
12/20/2018
Employment Type: 
Contract
Job ID: 
9737
Description: 

The QA Engineer identifies, analyzes, and reports defects with full evidence, such as functionality errors, inconsistencies in software program functions, file outputs, user interface forms, content, and system usability issues. The QA Engineer will participate as part of a team in all phases of development for existing and new services. Will troubleshoot and proactively resolve software issues. Ensure compliance with University standards for security, privacy, and accessibility. Collaborate with other members of the team, including the software architect, project managers, business analysts, other QA team members and testers. Work with developers, systems and database experts to ensure successful integration with existing systems and services. Uses automated test scripting and execution tools.

This position requires client-facing requirements gathering and the ability to facilitate UAT sessions. Strongly prefer experience testing on web sites and web-based applications. Required · Web browser testing · Devices testing · HTML/CSS understanding · Strong bug/defect tracking · Requirements gathering experience · Experience with content management systems · Excellent communication skills Preferred · Jira as bug tracking tool · SharePoint knowledge – list structure etc. · Agile process · Accessibility best practices · Experience in educational industry/background