Software QA Specialist III

    • Job Tracking ID: 512657-712580
    • Job Location: Richardson, TX
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: December 05, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Exempt/NonExempt: Exempt
    • Relocation Available: No
    • Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
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Job Description:

Under general direction, debugs complex software products through the use of systematic tests to develop, apply and maintain quality standards for company products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This position includes the following duties. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

  • Develops, publishes and implements test plans.
  • Defines and tracks quality assurance metrics such as defect densities and open defect counts.
  • Reviews, analyzes and evaluates business systems and user needs.
  • Performs a variety of tasks.
  • Consults with development staff in resolution of problems. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
    • Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.
    • Interacts with senior internal and external personnel.
      • Maintains documentation of test results and execution.
      • Analyzes test results to ensure existing functionality and recommends corrective action.
        • Relies on prior experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
        • May provide assistance for consultation on complex projects and is considered to be a valuable and knowledgeable contributor/specialist.
        • Assists with development of quality assurance standards.
        • Code, maintain and execute automated test scripts. May also be required to design automated test scripts based on the project.
        • Assist with preparing reports and documentation updates.
        • Must work independently with minimal supervision
        • Must be able to design  and document test strategy for complex projects


Experience and Skills:


  • Must have a working knowledge of quality assurance methodologies.
  • Familiar with Windows, UNIX and/or Solaris environments.
  • SQL skills are required.
  • Prior experience with enterprise ERP systems is preferred
  • Prior experience working in projects using Agile or Waterfall methodology, iteration and user stories is preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in directly applicable functional QA role
  • Prior work or coursework in C, C++ , .NET or Java is required. Prior work experience with JUnit is a plus.
  • Prior experience in automated function testing using tool such as Selenium or equivalent is required.
  • Prior experience with enterprise ERP systems (high-volume transaction processing) is preferred

Educational Requirements:

  • 4 year degree required in a related field, such as computer science, business administration or engineering.