Senior QA Specialist (Hybrid)
Information Technology company
Information Technology company
Jacksonville, FL 32256
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Seeking a Senior QA Specialist with PostgreSQL/MongoDB DB skills for a hybrid position in Jacksonville, Florida.

Senior IT Testing Specialists provide leadership and technical guidance to test teams and has accountability across multiple functions. Creates test deliverables (for example, strategies, plans and test cases) and performs hands-on testing for internally developed or external purchased products. Types of testing may include system, integration, regression and end-to-end testing. Senior IT Testing Specialists deploy or execute job streams for creating test beds as appropriate, design test scenarios, author test scripts, execute tests and track defects to certify that applications meet the approved system requirements. Senior IT Testing Specialists collaborate with other IT staff as appropriate, to review and understand system requirements and design, review test strategy and design, identify resolution for defects identified during testing, and also to analyze and make specific recommendations on usability/functionality improvements that can be integrated into business processes.

Essential functions

  • Creates a test approach, identifying scope of testing with risk-based approach for each feature or scope of work in a project effort identifying test environments, dependencies, constraints, prioritizing test cases and scheduling time for the testing.
  • Responsible for ensuring end to end testing methodology including all appropriate documentation and requirements.
  • Sets up software and hardware in the test lab, per specs.
  • Ensures test results are accurate, thorough and appropriately documented.
  • Communicates results and coordinates logistics to the Systems Analysts, Developers, and other key IT staff and leadership as appropriate.
  • Documents problems or results inconsistent with expected results.
  • Performs quality assurance tests on all work and performs detailed analysis on test results.
  • Certifies application for release to the next testing stage or to the production environment. Generates and distributes periodic status reports for testing.
  • Sets up and executes complex scripts independently.
  • Sets up test data beds based on data matching specific test conditions.
  • Creates and executes moderately complex SQL queries.
  • Executes automated test scripts.
  • Work with developers to create automated tests.
  • Work with business analysts and business stakeholders to undertake exploratory testing.
  • Ensures stories contain specific acceptance test conditions which communicate objectives to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of performance and security vulnerability testing is a plus.
  • Assist product owner in coming up with the acceptance criteria for user stories.

Requirements

  • Strong database testing with MongoDB and/or PostgreSQL.
  • RESTful API testing experience
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Solid skills planning and preparing test data.
  • Role based testing experience (preferred)

Required Experience

  • 5-8 years of Professional experience in an IT related field preferably in a development or testing environment

Required Education

  • Bachelors Degree in a Computer related field or relevant work experience
Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
Quality Assurance
3 - 6100%
Automated Testing
Any75%
DB2
Any75%
Manual Testing
Any75%
MongoDB
Any75%
PostgreSQL
Any75%
REST
Any75%
SQL
Any75%
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