Lead Software QA Engineer (Immediate opening for a 6-month Contract to Perm.)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512100-593159
    • Job Location: Reading , PA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: 3-6 Month Contract
    • Date Updated: October 04, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

We currently have an opening for a 6-month contract (contract to perm) opportunity for a Lead Software QA Engineer. This person will lead software quality assurance in-house activities related to quality, reliability and compliance software solutions being implemented in Client warehouses. Previous experience in supply chain services a plus. (We are looking for individuals set up for 1099 or corp to corp).

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing testing data based on specific testing requirements and available test fixtures during software QA testing onsite/in-house as the need arises.
  • Managing the software lifecycle in regard to identifying, tracking, ensuring the development team is addressing and verifying the issue resolution internally, deploying the update and then verifying as necessary the Client’s satisfaction with the resolution.
  • Providing the test reports and metrics for distribution to software stakeholders; publishing test reports and metrics after each release/test to internal project stakeholders including technical leads, mangers, and all other leads.
  • Prepare change request forms and coordinate the deployment of a new release software to the Client site for bug fixes or new feature.
  • Working with Fortna resources from other departments and/or Clients to transition software, controls and MHE to further phases of testing.
  • Preparing QA testing plans for patch releases; determining which regression scripts need to be run as part of the test and which environments the test should be run.

Experience and Skills:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering discipline or equivalent
  • Experience in Unix/Linux
  • Experience in My SQL/Oracle database
  • Experience in creating test plan, test case (test scenario), test design and related test documents
  • Familiar with executing System Test, Integration Test, Functional and Non-Functional tests
  • Experience in at least 1 automated testing tool like Robot Framework
  • Experience in creating quality reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management and problem solving skills


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) methodologies (Agile and Waterfall)
  • Experience using a scripting language such as Bash, Perl or Python
  • Experience working with an ActiveMQ, Jboss, Oracle stack or similar technologies.
  • Experience writing SQL queries
  • Understanding of TCP/IP networking
  • Some experience coding in C/C++ and/or Java
  • Experience troubleshooting from system log files
  • Experience leading test events
  • Experience with test automation tools