Verizon Senior Software QA Engineer in Ashburn, Virginia
What you’ll be doing...
You will be responsible for leading the quality assurance on custom information technology software system products and services. You will apply your experience and knowledge in identifying and preventing defects in these products and services and working with software engineers and system engineers in the correction of any defects found. Your objective will be to avoid problems when delivering solutions to customers. You will perform hands-on testing and measurements while mentoring others in doing the same. Additional responsibilities include collaborating with the engineering and operations teams to continuously improve speed, efficiency, and scalability of the engineering pipeline and test systems.
Define test plans and test cases for custom information technology software products involving both back-end processing systems and front-end Web-based GUIs for telecommunications and data communications applications.
Perform testing and other quality assurance practices and work with engineering teams to drive defects to resolution.
Establish and track quality assurance metrics.
Evaluate and apply open source or commercial test tools.
Lead the automation of regression test cases.
Provide mentoring to junior test engineers.
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have:
Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Experience with software quality assurance.
Even better if you have:
College degree in Computer Science or relevant engineering field, or significant experience.
Ten or more years of experience in software quality assurance.
Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle phases.
Experience with test automation tools such as Selenium.
Testing experience on Web GUIs and back-end processing products written in Java, C, or other high-level languages.
Testing experience involving SQL and/or NoSQL database systems.
Scripting experience with programming languages such as Python and Perl.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong capability in understanding business requirements and translating them to test plans and test cases.
Excellent soft skills in working with other engineering and analytical teams to arrive at optimal solutions to technical challenges.
High degree of initiative with a passion for learning technology.
Demonstrated the capability to take existing software delivery components and transform into more efficient build/delivery ecosystem (successfully implemented or moving towards continuous integration).
Experience in Internet protocols and/or networking technologies for telecommunications.
Experience with Agile methodologies.
Willingness to travel as needed.
Eligibility to pass an extensive background investigation as a condition of employment.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.
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