The Senior QA Engineer will work with the Product Owner to understand product requirements, the Product Development team to prepare test plans, publish automated test scripts, execute the test cases and analyze the test results in accordance with the company guidelines and standards. The ideal candidate will be a great team player who possesses excellent skills and dedication. The position is based in the company’s headquarters in sunny, Irvine, CA.
Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
Prepare and maintain test plans and test scripts ensuring high quality and accuracy through to software release
Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
Work with other engineers to troubleshoot and resolve coding issues
Participate in the design and development for test automation and support
Track and document all testing defects and resolutions
Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved and new features are added
Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
Adopt the Agile Scrum development methodology for software development and testing
Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
Maintain release notes and bug/feature awareness within the MindFire team
Proven work experience in software quality assurance
Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
Strong experience in software QA automation
Familiarity with relational databases such as MySQL, Oracle, and SQL Server
Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
Knowledge in SDLC and release management using Scrum or other Agile methodology
Ability to troubleshoot technical problems logically and systematically
Deadline and detail-oriented
Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
Marketing and/or other enterprise software experience highly desirable
Strong understanding of Internet best practices and standards
Excellent writing, editing, and presentation skills
Ability to work against tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment, while successfully multi-tasking
MindFire offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short
and Long Term Disability Insurance, along with 2 weeks paid vacation and paid holidays.
In your cover letter, we would like you to answer the following questions to the best of your ability:
What is your experience with different SDLC methodologies (with specific emphasis on Agile Scrum)?
What are the methods you have deployed to develop test plans and testing automation?
What was your specific role in the overall release management process?
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.