Engineering, Information Technology, Project Management & Quality Assurance
4 Year Degree
IQ Inc. is dedicated to providing creative, high-quality software to our clients while supplying a rewarding, fun, collaborative, and flexible work environment to our team. We are currently in need of a SeniorSoftware Test Engineer in the Pittsburgh area.
We need you to:
Determine the test objectives and test strategies for the project.
Author the Test Plan based upon the department standards and project needs.
Plan test activities within the project schedule and estimate the hours required to conduct all Test and Quality Assurance activities.
Identify the scope of the testing required for each release.
Create test plans/protocols/procedures/cases for each release. Assure all test documentation is complete prior to the start of the test cycle.
Execute tests according to defined test plans, procedures and cases.
Identify and log defects in the defect tracking tool.
Assist with the classification, management and resolution of all software defects.
Monitor test progress and provide frequent progress reports to project team during test cycle.
Participate in program, design and document reviews (including requirements reviews).
At the end of a test cycle publish metrics of test results in a timely manner. Work with project team and Functional Management to identify areas for improvement.
Be the voice of the customer assuring that we do what is necessary to deliver a quality product.
Actively facilitate the coordination and completion of the scheduled tasks with team members.
Allocate test resources based upon skills and capabilities. Identify skill gaps and provide guidance to junior resources.
Assists the Functional Manager in the establishment/modification of department processes and follows/documents all work associated with the assigned responsibilities fully and accurately.
Follow established Quality Assurance processes and standards for the formal delivery of work artifacts.
Have a desire for achieving excellence in customer satisfaction, process and product quality and reliability.
Complete specific work as assigned with minimal assistance. Assignments are varied in nature and limited in scope/complexity.
We also need someone who is an analytical thinker, motivated by working as part of a terrific team, is great with people, and doesn’t take themselves too seriously.
5+ years of experience in software development or an associated discipline
Working knowledge and understanding of Quality Assurance practices
Fundamental knowledge of Linux or UNIX operating system
Familiarity with basic networking concepts
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Proven ability to own and lead and the testing effort for complex and medium size projects
Microsoft Windows operating system education/experience
Microsoft Office, EXCEL and WORD education/experience
It would be great if you also had:
Knowledge and use of quality management methods and tools
Working experience with scripting languages like Python, Perl, BASH
Previous work experience and/or knowledge of rail related applications
Sound interesting? Send us your resume at firstname.lastname@example.org today.
IQ Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, IQ Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. IQ Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of IQ Inc.’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
IQ Inc. is a woman-owned small business headquartered in Monroeville, PA. Since 1994 IQ has delivered software development and consulting services in ways that best meet our customers’ needs; including complete end-to-end software projects in our state-of-the-art development center. IQ also services our customers through staff augmentation engagements, contract-to-hire and direct placement. We work with our clients to create partnerships not just business relationships.