VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/
With minimal supervision, the Test Engineer will work closely with Software Developers and other QA Specialists in small scrum teams to deliver the highest quality products in a timely and cost-effective manner.
The test engineer is responsible for developing and executing comprehensive suites of automated test plans and test cases, maintaining and adding to existing automation framework, continued evaluation of test cases for inclusion in regression, automation for newly integrated features, developing, executing and analyzing the results for load and performance tests, and development of toolsets to augment QA and Development testing.
Create, maintain, and execute automated test plans for VSP Global software systems identifying test automation opportunities to be incorporated into the testing cycle
Enhance and extend the automation library and framework
Write specialized testing tools for use in testing our software platform
Build automated tests to validate application performance and functionality
Perform whitebox testing and increase code test coverage
Possess, maintain, and further develop a thorough understanding of quality assurance practices, automation techniques and tool creation
Mentor QA Specialists and other staff members on quality assurance practices, automation techniques and basic load and performance tests
Participate in the product development lifecycle, from requirement analysis and design through testing and rollout to ensure that the product meets business needs, and that system and software requirements are verifiable and quantifiable
Participate in code reviews, inspections, and walkthroughs
Develop detailed test plans, specifications, test cases, and test data sets that validate functional, performance, and load test requirements, and update existing test procedures based on requirement changes and test analysis
Analyze test results, and identify, document, and report root causes for test failures by working with the development team and the defect tracking system
Provide feedback on a timely basis on project and testing status and any risks foreseen during project execution, as well as assess the confidence in all items tested
Support the development of User Acceptance Test Readiness plans, test procedures, and testing
Collect metrics and provide status reports on test engineering activities to line and project management
Make recommendations to improve product reliability, performance, quality assurance best practices and processes
Remain current on new technologies; introduce applicable technology in alignment with VSP goals and for creative solutions
Guide change with a focus on optimal outcomes
Typically has the following skills or abilities:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, or other related Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
Five years core experience in testing mid-sized to large enterprise applications, which should include experience in functional specification review, design specification review, and designing test processes/test cases
Understanding of software testing methodologies
Must be proficient working with SQL
Must have experience creating Microsoft or Nunit unit tests
Attention to detail and a strong desire for quality
Demonstrated experience with testing tools, (e.g. Test Director WinRunner, Quick Test Professional, Load Runner/Performance Center, jMeter), including recording and creating advanced scripts
Experience with use of a defect tracking utility
Familiarity with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Experience with and knowledge of QA processes, methodologies, and testing techniques, including negative tests, functional tests, White/Black box tests, automated and manual test processes, test case design, scripting and execution, regression testing, operational readiness tests, etc.
Familiarity with issues involved in testing in multi-tier environments
Ability to estimate, commit to work deadlines and work in a disciplined software development environment
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, process, time management and organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
Meet/exceed organizations best practices, expectations, and standards
Identify and mitigate risk(s)
Demonstrated ability to guide others in regards to team self-management
Experience with Test Automation
Experience with Postman or SOAP UI
Programming experinece in Java
Knowledge of quality assurance practices, automation techniques and tool creation
Seasoned mentor of junior testers
Working Conditions / Physical Demands
The working environment is generally favorable, lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.
The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
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