Monday, December 26, 2011

Distinguished SQA Engineer required in Karachi

Vacancy for a “Distinguished SQA Engineer” in the Technology Department/Karachi

Vacant position: Distinguished SQA Engineer

Location: Karachi, Pakistan

Timings: 0900 – 1800 PST

No of Position: 01

Key Responsibilities

· Generate test cases per requirements, functional specifications, and test case templates.

· Test applications across multiple Operating Systems and browsers for GUI, functional, and scenario defects.

· Record and update defects, and verify defect fixes, using the JIRA defect tracking tool.

· Any other testing/ planning task given by the SQA Project Manager.

· Perform hands-on testing according to the testing plan provided by the SQA Project Manager.

· Have complete functional knowledge of current project assigned.

· Advise and help SQA team in matters related to testing.

· Adhere to SQA Methodology document during the testing cycles.

· Review requirements and functional specifications to provide testability and implementation advice.

· Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise QA Team members, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.

· Make recommendations, accept direction, monitor and motivate SQA Team to excellence.

· Provide suggestions for improvement of QA efficiency.

· Identify potential crises and devise contingency plans.

· Develop test cases for new improvements.

· Calculate testing effort LOE for improvements.

· Lead the automation of the testing of the application.

· Attend all appropriate design meetings with SQA DEs to give (recommend quality improvements, testability issues) and receive/disseminate (inform QA Team and QA Manager) test and project information.

· Participate in requirements de-briefing and requirements gathering and formation of the SRS.

· Ensure the User Interface provided is complete and consistent with the application.

· Keep components updated in JIRA according to new improvements.

· Keeping track of all test cases for their application.

Interface with other department DEs to identify and resolve issues and conflicts

Educational & Experience Requirement

  • Must have at over 10 years’ of hands-on Software Testing and Quality Assurance experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree (BS/BCS/BE) from accredited college-level institution in the software field
  • MS/ MCS in software field (preferred)
  • QA Certification (preferred)

Required Skill Set

  • Individual who naturally looks for flaws, and is driven to suggest improvements.
  • Have an understanding of automated testing, load testing & stress testing.
  • Should be familiar with SQL.

Required Behavioral Traits

  • Dependable, Enthusiastic, Motivated, Team Player, Detail Oriented.
  • Excellent team player with ability to work independently and in time sensitive environments
  • Motivated self-starter with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be highly organized and result oriented.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced business environment with adoptability to change.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and speed are required for completion of every project.
  • Must be a team player and should have skills to coordinate with cross cultural teams.
  • Must have excellent problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Ability to stay calm and perform well under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines and follow up and follow through project schedules.
  • Promote positive tone and high standards of quality within the group or department, and serves as a model to other team members
  • Ability to learn new tools quickly to get the job done.
  • Good Communication Skills.
  • Must be willing to take additional responsibilities.

Individual is required on urgent basis, candidates fulfilling the above requirement criteria and can join immediately are encouraged to apply.

Note: This is a full time permanent position. Interested candidates should send their application/resumes to by Friday, December 30th, 2011 and ensure the vacancy applied for is mentioned in the subject line.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.