Quality Assurance Engineer III – Performance Tester at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Quality Assurance Engineer III – Performance Tester
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent combination of education and experience
•Three (3) + year of Software development experience
•Three (3) + years of Performance/Load testing experience
•Experience with Source Control Applications and Software Configuration Management promotion processes.
•Knowledge of networking and databases
•Exposure to internet security products or test automation or performance testing
•Must have software development experience
•Visual Studio IDE knowledge
•Written and verbal communication skills
Special Requirements: •Testing methodologies and theory
•Knowledge of Automated testing techniques
•Knowledge of Performance testing techniques
•Microsoft SQL Server
•Microsoft development tools (VS6/VS.NET)
•TSQL knowledge
•Windows Operating Systems knowledge
•PC hardware configuration knowledge
•Microsoft Office proficiency
•Internet Technologies
•Development defect tracking tools
•Software life cycle
•Web-based applications
•Labor Market Information & National Employment Systems
Preferred Skills: •Experience with Team Foundation System, VSS, Va
•Knowledge and use of Telerik Test Suite desired
Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check

Job Description:
Under limited supervision, carries out procedures to ensure that all information systems products and services meet minimum company standards and end user requirements.
Duties and Responsibilities: •Tests software to ensure proper operation and freedom from defects.
•Documents all problems and works to resolve them; reports progress on problem resolution to management.
•Devises improvements to current procedures and develops models of possible future configurations.
•Performs workflow analysis and recommends quality improvements.
•Responsible for team understanding of Quality Methodology and process creation.
•Work with developers and DBAs on test projects.
•Utilization of defect tracking tools (BugTracker, DevTrack, Quality Center, etc).
•Utilization of Performance Testing Tools.
•Utilization of Telerik Test Suite Tools.
•Limited use of MicroFocus TestPartner Testing Tools.
•Development experience in the creation of Performance Testing and metrics.
•Act as lead for all Performance Testing.
•Experience and development of automated testing scripts.
•Experience and understanding of software and hardware performance factors. Work with other development team members to diagnose performance issues and will lead those efforts.
•Understanding of Quality Methodology and process creation in an IT environment.
•Manage both testing projects and tracked bug fixes.
•Develop Test Cases and Test Scripts for the large software modules, and oversees the execution of these scripts by other team members.
•Utilize technical knowledge of application architecture, operating environment, strengths and weaknesses of both, and how these factors affect product quality.
•Design & Review all SQL scripts and coding.
•Assess functionality and be a knowledgeable resource of several software applications for the team.
•Mentor SQA Analysts and SCM on all software applications.
•Primarily responsible for ownership of projects from a QA standpoint.
•Test all software releases from development department.
•Conduct tests of packaged installations and deploy applications to various test environments.
•Documenting and tracking of all software defects.
•Evaluation and assignment of all trouble tickets to development team members.
•Reviewing and assisting in the creation of software documentation in conjunction with the technical writer.
•Recommendation and review of development department policies and procedures related to source code integrity, testing procedures and implementation of software releases.
•Maintain technical project documentation.
•Act as the principal point of contact to IT Management, Vendors and Customers on behalf of the project team.
•Provide technical guidance and assistance to project team members as needed.
•Act in role of project resource as assigned.
•Participate in the determination of installation instructions for software releases.
•Act as lead for all SQA Test Environments and Tools.
•Depending on project size, may be required to be on multiple team/projects.
•Adhere to company policies.
•Conduct to reflect professional attitude and actions.
•Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Work Environment:
We offer a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with a casual dress code

Hiring Process:
Email resume. Provide EF resume online.
In order to apply to this position, please click “How to apply for this job” located at the bottom of the job order page, and you will receive the employer contact information. Employer has indicated the means listed are the only means they will accept to apply.

Days & Hours:
Monday thru Friday, full-time position

Pay:
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

See full details and apply at https://www.geographicsolutions.com/careers-current-openings-geographic-solutions.asp