• MatchPoint Solutions
  • $92,850.00 -203,160.00/year*
  • Saint Louis, MO
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 6028 Heintz Rd

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Quality Advocate (QA) Engineer Location St. Louis (Multiple openings) Contract to HIRE Position Overview Client has an opportunity for a talented, dedicated person to fill the role of Quality Advocate. This person will work as part of a team to deliver high quality software and represent the voice of the customer during production. Responsibilities Keep the team and stakeholders informed of a holistic view of the productrsquos quality Elicit examples that act as or clarify acceptance criteria Encourage collaboration and discussion around team testing improvements Help developers plan and build automated checks at the right levels of the system to provide the optimal return of feedback to cost of ownership of the test suite Evaluate the productrsquos fitness for purpose by learning about it through exploratory testing and experimentation to complement automated checks Work with stakeholders to determine which features and defect fixes are critical to the end user and business Work with stakeholders to identify reasonable quality goals based on product needs Work with the team to improve processes to ensure that the team meets those quality goals Measure how closely the product meets the quality goals set forth by the stakeholders, including risk as it applies to the quality of the product Carry out root-cause analysis of defects when they occur Partner with everyone from the Product Owner to Operations to help ensure that everyone is working towards the goal of delivering a quality working product into production Pair with developers to write clean and maintainable test code Ask questions and challenge others to consider the consequences of design decisions The candidate will be primarily working out of the St. Louis office with some travel possible The following knowledge skills and attributes are required Understanding and knowledge of quality assurance processes and methods used in software development Team oriented and possess strong interpersonal communication skills Strong desire to learn and self-motivated in pursuit of new skills and understanding of software design and quality engineering Comfortable with different platforms such as websites, mobile apps, and backend API Knowledge of and ability to apply the concept of the test pyramid Minimum of one year experience with quality assurance and testing of software applications Experience using technologies for detecting and tracking software defects The following knowledge skills and attributes are preferred Working knowledge of andor experience with Agile methodologies Some experience with a programming language (C, Java, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, Swift, etc.), along with ancillary technologies (e.g., HTML, CSS, SQL, Agile methodologies, load testing tools, Git, Postman, Chrome Dev Tools, Fiddler, Casper, Gremlins, Ava, JMeter, Gatling, Artillery, Tsung, Funkload, Restlet Client, and others) Experience testing native mobile applications on Android or iOS Working knowledge of unit testing frameworks such as Junit, NUnit, Espresso, etc. Automated testing frameworks such as Webdriver, Espresso, Capybara, Nightmare, Jest, etc
Associated topics: automation, performance test, prevent, prevention, quality assurance, quality assurance engineer, software quality, software quality engineer, test, tester

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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