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Test Engineer

  • Job ID:

    19-00981
  • Term:

    Right to Hire
  • Status:

    Open
    • City:

      Fort Mill
    • State:

      SC

Description

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Test Engineer for a temp-to-perm assignment with one of our premier healthcare services clients in Fort Mill, SC.

Responsibilities:
  • Helps formulate and develop effective test architecture based on organizational needs.
  • Leads teams to support testing strategies and activities.
  • Ensures overall integrity of testing strategy.
  • Leads or consults in short- and long-term planning efforts with team members, clients and other IT groups.
  • Develops cost/time estimates.
  • Supports the prioritization of requirements and matches resources with requirements.
  • Documents discussion and agreements.
  • Assists managers in keeping the team aligned to the correct priorities and goals.
  • Collaborates effectively and on an ongoing basis with all constituents involved in product development and release.
  • Owns the Performance Test Plan, which is the blueprint for the performance test projects for the release.
  • Maintains the Performance Test Plan document making updates and improvements as required and updates team on the changes.
  • Works with the Analysts and Ops to interpret testing needs as requirements are being developed.
  • Evaluates testability of business and technical requirements and reports to project team member's changes or additional information needed in requirements.
  • Consults/advises organizational leadership during test results reviews.
  • Creates and reviews test plans and test scripts developed by other test engineers.
  • Creates, communicates, and documents performance test results.
  • Provides root cause analysis around defects to communicate in review meetings to determine remediation status.
  • Informs project stakeholders of execution completion and status results.
  • Seeks to make continuous improvements to test coverage, execution and automation.
  • Provides end-to-end delivery support for testing engagements.
  • Ensures completeness and accuracy of all documentation for assigned work products.
  • Monitors and analyzes testing process metrics for continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrates technical leadership and provides mentoring to team members and ensures testing processes are followed.
  • Trains team members on performance testing tools.
  • Mentors and coaches team members in non-technical areas, such as communication, collaboration and teamwork.
  • Leads the evaluation of future technologies and makes recommendations for service, software and hardware upgrades.
  • Supports and participates in the formal reporting of project status.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or another related field. Or equivalent work experience.
  • Typically requires 10 or more years of related information technology work experience.
  • Typically requires minimum of 7 or more years of Performance Test experience.
  • Advanced expertise with the operational usage of Performance Center and/or LoadRunner.
  • Performance Scripting expertise with HTTP/True Client/Web Service protocols.
  • Advanced/expert level of knowledge on testing concepts, methodologies and processes.
  • Expert understanding of script execution and reporting.
  • Software analysis and design experience.
  • Expert test code troubleshooting, debugging and refactoring.
  • Ability to interpret policy based on facts and recommend proper course of action when situation demands.
  • Demonstrated experience documenting and executing testing policies and standards
  • Strong knowledge of relevant technology, tools and software; SDLC, Microfocus Test tools, or equivalent testing tools.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills
  • Excellent organizational skills; attention to detail
  • Ability to resolve enterprise level project issues effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to prioritize work load and consistently meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate at a leadership level
  • ** Experience in performance testing cloud-based solutions including AWS, Azure, and Salesforce **
  • ** Experience in leading a performance testing team, including on-site and offshore resource **
  • ** Experience in performance testing large, complex solutions **
SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply. To view all of our available job postings and/or to learn more about SGA please visit us online at www.sgainc.com.

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