QA Engineer (#74122)

Website Onward Search

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Pay $60 – $61 hourly

Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All contractors will be paid as W2 employees.

Onward Search is looking for a QA Engineer with our entertainment/streaming client ASAP!

Application Deadline for this role is 4/7/2024

Role Details:

The QA Analyst will be a core member on the Apple team and will be responsible for:

  • Maintain a high quality standard product by creating comprehensive test suites for all Apple platforms and providing accurate test estimates for our development team.
  • Execute manual functional test runs throughout feature development
    Effectively communicate test results to our engineers and product managers through proper communication pipelines.
  • Critically think about the level and complexity of testing required in each stage of the software development life cycle.
  • Provide feedback on product design to give users the best possible customer experience.
  • Develop more efficient ways to complete full regressions across several builds.
  • Inspire confidence in the development teams and product stakeholders.
  • Communicate testing best practices to the various QA teams.
  • Your Day-to-Day:
  • Manage, create, edit and execute our various test suites across all Apple platforms, TV and Mobile devices.
  • Take ownership of the testing for the assigned scrum team to ensure quality standards and requirements are met.
  • Validate and verify all tasks, stories and defects throughout our development cycles.
  • Prioritize incoming issues and document steps to reproduce, as well as observed and expected system behavior.
  • Actively participate in daily standups, sprint planning and sprint ceremonies with an emphasis on optimizing testing cycles/resources with product and development teams to deliver shippable features.
  • Coordinate with the rest of the QA team to analyze and improve the QA process.
  • Review requirements, specifications, and design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback.
  • Organize and triage defects logged by our external test team.
  • Participate in all phases of the software development life cycle, including analyzing requirements, developing test plans, test cases, and execution of test scripts.
  • Work with support teams to triage and reproduce issues.
  • Create and communicate weekly test reports to our Company Leads, Managers and
    stakeholders.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related degree, or a Certificate in Quality Assurance training program.
  • 3+ years of experience in reviewing product requirements, creating test plans and testing Software applications for Mobile and/or OTT.

Required Skills:

  • Proficient in Jira or any other bug tracking tools.
  • Experience in test case creation and management programs like TestRail.
  • Knowledge of device debugging tools such as Charles Proxy.
  • Experience with Agile methodology and working in Scrum teams.
  • Experience in mobile and/or OTT testing.
  • Experience in analyzing various types and causes of defects (API vs Client).
  • Understanding of Software Development life cycle and Software Testing life cycle.
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Able to work independently without much supervision.
  • Great problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Experience as a QA liaison to various scrum teams.
  • Strong understanding of Apple products.

Good to have:

  • Background in functional testing with the ability to identify test cases that are optimal candidates for automation.
  • Working knowledge of Xcode and test automation tools.
  • Knowledge of various streaming technologies and services.

What’s in our benefits packages:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k Program
  • Commuter Benefit
  • eLearning
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Ongoing Training & Development

*To qualify for our benefits package, you must work over 30 hours per week and the length of assignment must be a minimum of 10 weeks.

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