With a wide range of knowledge, defines and develops test standards for the testing of information technology products, equipment or systems in accordance with company and contractual requirements. Creates, reviews, evaluates complex test specifications, test results, test trends and implements corrective action as needed.
Creates, develops, maintains, and executes manual and automated test standards for the testing of information
technology products, equipment or systems.
Tests software releases during the product development. Provides technical expertise on specific products, operating systems and specialized environments.
Writes or assists in the development of test plans and test procedures.
Establishes test processes and requirements documents. Reports test results and enters problems and issues into the database.
Configures necessary hardware and operating environments as needed to complete assigned testing.
Develops test environment using test automation tools and agile methods.
Establishes dashboard for easy accessibility to execution status. Identifies risks and provides mitigation strategies and options.
Participates in Agile project & task planning and execution.
Collaborates with product management and technical writers to ensure manuals are in synch with the software to ensure that quality is 'built in' from the ground up.
Interfaces with customers, vendors, and various company departments to resolve problems that cause test failures.
Assists junior engineers in the development of test procedures and actual test conduct.
Generates reports and reviews documents generated by junior engineers.
Documents usable test engineering data applicable to the assignment.
Studies information from suppliers regarding materials and components to be utilized.
May work independently on small projects or assists more senior engineers.
May assist with the analyses to develop testing design options or recommendations and may assists in the preparation of cost estimates and specifications on low level projects.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Typically requires bachelor's degree or equivalent, and five to seven years of related experience.
Proficiency with entry-level JAVA program. Comfortable with Automated testing software -“ ideally Selenium TestNG. Familiarity with Defense Acquisition and the 5000 policy for ACAT I reporting programs.