Verizon Senior Software QA Engineer in Ashburn, Virginia
What you’ll be doing...
As a Senior Software QA Engineer in Ashburn, VA you’ll be responsible for leading the quality assurance on custom information technology software system products and services. You will apply your experience and knowledge in identifying and preventing defects in these products and services and working with software engineers and system engineers in the correction of any defects found. Your objective is to avoid problems when delivering solutions to customers. You will perform hands-on testing and measurements while mentoring others in doing the same. Additional responsibilities include collaborating with the engineering and operations teams to continuously improve speed, efficiency, and scalability of the engineering pipeline and test systems.
Define test plans and test cases for custom information technology software products involving both back-end processing systems and front-end Web-based GUIs for telecommunications and data communications applications.
Perform testing and other quality assurance practices and work with engineering teams to drive defects to resolution.
Establish and track quality assurance metrics.
Evaluate and apply open source or commercial test tools.
Lead the automation of regression test cases.
Provide mentoring to junior test engineers.
Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation as a condition of employment.
What we’re looking for...
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Knowledge of the software development lifecycle phases.
Scripting experience with programming languages such as Python and Perl.
Experience with test automation tools such as Selenium or other tools.
Testing experience on Web GUIs and back-end processing products written in Java, C, or other high-level languages.
Testing experience involving SQL and/or NoSQL database systems.
Even better if you have:
A degree with focus in Computer Science, Engineering or other related field.
Demonstrated the capability to take existing software delivery components and transform into more efficient build/delivery ecosystem (successfully implemented or moving towards continuous integration).
Experience in Internet protocols and/or networking technologies for telecommunications.
Experience with Agile methodologies.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability in understanding business requirements and translating them to test plans and test cases.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
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