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Securitas Canada

QA Engineer

Securitas Canada - Elmsford, NY

QA Engineer

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Elmsford

New York

POSITION SUMMARY

The QA Engineer will develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality, while ensuring all system specifications meet project and end user requirements.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

The position requires close coordination with production management, portal development team, data warehouse team, outside technology & development partners.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Creating detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases

Reviewing quality specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback

Estimating, prioritizing, planning and coordinating quality testing activities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs

Monitor all stages of software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards

Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback

Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases

Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities

Design, develop and execute automation scripts

Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs

Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved

Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs

Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements

Monitor debugging process results

Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions

Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts

Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Project planning and execution

Application support

Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject

4 years of related experience

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Proven work experience in software development

Proven work experience in software quality assurance

Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases

Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing

Hands-on experience with automated testing tools

Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting

Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process

Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus

Usage of Microsoft products/programming a plus (VS.NET, C#, SQL)

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL CONDITIONS PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS

With or without reasonable accommodation, a candidate must have the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions described. In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.

Successful passage of background, reference, psychological, and controlled substance tests.

Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.

Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 40 pounds.

Work primarily performed in an office environment.

Working at a computer terminal 90% of the day.

Ability to sit for long periods of time while working on a personal computer

Bending and reaching

EOE/M/F/D/V

Date Posted:

12/1/2017

Job Code:

8472

City:

Elmsford

State:

NY

Country:

United States of America

Category:

IT

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Company Profile:
Securitas AB provides security services in North America, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. The company operates through three segments: Security Services North America, Security Services Europe, and Security Services Ibero-America. It primarily offers specialized guarding and mobile services, monitoring, technical, and consulting and investigations solutions. It serves customers operating in various sectors, such as aviation, construction, cultural, education, energy, entertainment, events, financial, healthcare, hotels and tourism, industry and manufacturing, IT and high-tech, logistics, maritime, residential, and retail sectors; and offices, public agencies, and small and medium-sized enterprises. The company has a strategic alliance with California Association of Licensed Security Agencies. Securitas AB was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.