Verification Validation Software Test Engineer

responsible for writing test procedures, test reports, executing test plans and filing bugs. The candidate must be comfortable working with complex electro-mechanical systems, deploying new software releases and running the test protocols on the systems. T

USD Rate Hourly Industry Location USA - California - San Francisco Term Eight months Type Contract Ref JN -042019-438628 Posted 105 days ago

Job Description

The Software Test Engineer will be responsible for writing test procedures, test reports, executing test plans and filing bugs. The candidate must be comfortable working with complex electro-mechanical systems, deploying new software releases and running the test protocols on the systems. The candidate will work in close relationship with the software team and other stakeholders to improve the test infrastructure, data collection, data analysis and measure software product quality and performance throughout the software development lifecycle. We are looking for a candidate that can work independently but also function well within a team and with other functional groups, is detail-oriented, highly motivated and willing to take responsibility & ownership.


  • Uses advanced knowledge of applications and application testing in identifying, evaluating, and resolving highly complex test problems. Responsible for handling highly complex quality assurance and test environment problems and issues.
  • Analyzes application-specific software and performs ambiguity reviews of business requirements and technical functional specification documents.
  • Works with development teams to understand and review the technical design to devise effective test strategy and is flexible enough to source out this information even without formal requirements
  • Writes thorough test plans/test protocols, test cases, test scripts, and test scenarios
  • Executes test protocols, test cases, test scripts and scenarios and log/follow-up on defects.
  • Perform a thorough review of test plans/test protocols, test cases, test scripts, and test scenarios.
  • Works with other functional groups, and stakeholders.
  • Creates test automation scripts in python


REQUIREMENTS

  • Must Have: Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Shell, Batch, Bash and Linux commands
  • Must Have: Thorough understanding of SQA process, and has experience writing test protocols, test cases, test scenarios.
  • Must Have: Experience with Agile tools such as JIRA and test management tools like JAMA or similar
  • Preferred to have Python scripting knowledge
  • Strong understanding of test methodologies (such as performance, load, stress, functional, regression, unit, etc.
  • Must have experience writing test protocols, test cases, test scenarios.
  • Strong analytical/communication skills, capable of uncovering anomalies in robust software.
  • Software testing for complex electro-mechanical systems (Medical device preferred).
  • Preferred to have previous robotics experience
  • Knowledge on Windows and Linux operating systems


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