Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer

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We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer to join our software development team. As a QA Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring the quality, reliability, and performance of our software applications. You will work closely with the development team, project managers, and stakeholders to identify and resolve defects, verify functionality, and ensure a seamless user experience.

Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and execute comprehensive test plans and test cases to validate software functionality, performance, and usability.
  2. Collaborate with the development team and project managers to understand project requirements, user stories, and acceptance criteria.
  3. Identify, document, and track software defects and issues using bug-tracking systems, and assist in their resolution.
  4. Conduct thorough regression testing to ensure the stability of software releases and updates.
  5. Perform functional and non-functional testing, including but not limited to smoke testing, integration testing, system testing, and user acceptance testing (UAT).
  6. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement test automation strategies and frameworks.
  7. Continuously monitor and improve testing processes, tools, and methodologies to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  8. Work closely with UX/UI designers to ensure that the software applications meet usability and design standards.
  9. Collaborate with business analysts and stakeholders to gather feedback, analyze requirements, and ensure that software meets user expectations.
  10. Participate in software design and code reviews to provide input on potential quality issues and make recommendations for improvements.
  11. Provide timely and accurate reports on testing progress, test coverage, and defect metrics to project stakeholders.
  12. Stay up to date with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies related to quality assurance and software testing.

Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  2. Proven experience as a Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer or a similar role in software development.
  3. Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes.
  4. Familiarity with Agile/Scrum development methodologies.
  5. Experience in developing and executing test plans, test cases, and test scripts.
  6. Proficiency in using bug-tracking systems and test management tools.
  7. Solid understanding of software development lifecycle (SDLC) and testing phases.
  8. Knowledge of automated testing tools and frameworks is a plus.
  9. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with keen attention to detail.
  10. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  11. Ability to work independently and in a team environment, with a proactive and self-motivated attitude.
  12. ISTQB certification or any relevant testing certification is preferred.