Qa Test Engineer

2 days left

Location
Eden Prairie
Posted
Aug 25, 2017
Closes
Sep 24, 2017
Ref
295216
Contact
Technical ProSource
Category
Engineering
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
QA Test Engineer (Contract)

Location: Eden Prairie, MN
LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY. NO THIRD PARTY VENDORS OR C2C.
This is a contract role.

Summary: 

We are looking for a Test Engineer who will develop and execute test plans and test cases for printers, drivers and associated software that deal with printing and encoding cards.  You will be a core member of the engineering team responsible for an end-to-end test solution that validates the functionality, performance, reliability, security and compatibility of our industry leading card issuance systems (hardware and software).   

Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):

- Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables.
- Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.
- Develop, document, maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts like the test data, data validation, manual, and automated scripts.
- Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.
- Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members.
- Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management.
- Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
- Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes.
- Continually improve the quality of the company's software and hardware products through the creation, execution, and maintenance of comprehensive test strategy, test plans and test cases.


Qualifications :

- Working knowledge of source code management and configuration
- Strong understanding of the software development lifecycle, including design, architecture, and implementation
- Proven analytical, planning, problem solving and decision-making skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills for both a technical and non-technical audience; comfortable with direct communication with all levels of technical and business resources
- Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and respond to shifting priorities
- Demonstrated hands-on approach to problem solving

Education and/or Experience:
         
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university or equivalent software testing experience
- Minimum 5+ years of relevant QA technical experience 
- 3+ years testing mechanical devices with embedded firmware.
- Expertise in testing devices with embedded firmware including designing and manipulating test data
- Expertise in testing software and hardware solutions.  
- Expertise in developing, maintaining and executing manual and automated test scripts that interact with software and hardware.

Language Skills:
                   
- Ability to effectively communicate in the English language verbally and in writing.
- Ability to read and interpret technical journals, specifications, international technical standards, etc. 

Computer Skills     

- Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
- Familiar with operating systems, such as Windows, etc.

Work Environment:

- The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Employee works primarily in an office environment, with in a well ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.

Work Requirements:

- Compliance to all relevant company policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
- Must be legally eligible to work in the United States.   

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