Software QA Engineer

Remote | Part-Time, Contract

The SQA Engineer will be responsible for planning and executing integrated system testing with an emphasis on software-centric software risks for new and existing projects. This includes cross-functional work with engineering and other quality assurance teams to identify risk areas and testing responses.
You should have a software quality assurance background consisting of both manual testing and automating existing manual testing. You have a strong aptitude for learning new technologies with a good instinct for discovering defects in software and hardware. You are focused, responsible, and a team-player who thrives under pressure.

You will:

  • Create, modify and execute tests for validation of Predictive’s software features at all levels
  • Develop and maintain test automation for embedded devices, based on the developed test strategies
  • Design and execute integrated system/scenario tests.
  • Identify, reproduce, and isolate issues found, and see issues through closure
  • Report issues in accordance with Predictive bug reporting methods and testing guidelines
  • Stay informed on customer and industry trends regularly integrating into on-going testing
  • Solid understanding of SQA methodologies & practices
  • Build automated test tools & reporting mechanisms
  • Be a vocal proponent for quality (internally and externally) in every phase of the development process
  • Take responsibility for monitoring product development and usage at all levels with an eye toward improving product quality

You have:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of SQA or System Test experience, preferably on SaaS products
  • BS/MS EE/CS or technical degree with relevant experience (MS preferred)
  • Experience in developing automation using scripting or other languages (C/C++, Perl, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, Objective-C, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to own a complete functional area of an application or product
  • Good understanding of SQA methodologies & practices, including leveraging Lighthouse App to track and drive issues to resolution
  • Ability to think creatively, problem solve, and innovate
  • Excellent communication and report-writing skills