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Test Engineer

Location: Maryland Heights
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:


Responsible for documenting and executing formal test plans to ensure the delivery of quality products. Involved in test planning, writing manual and automated test cases/scripts and test execution. Responsible for analyzing manual and automated test scenario results. Involved in projects of moderate to high complexity within one or more development environments. Participate in multiple programs and systems as a project team member. Considered a subject matter expert for a single program/system.


Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Define and track quality assurance metrics such as defects, defect counts, test results and test status.

Minimize noise around defects by doing additional analysis of scenarios, ensure defects are well-written and have all required diagnostic information and drive defects to resolution.

Ensure product quality conforms to documented requirements and / or enhance customer satisfaction.

Perform both back end system and front end UI triage and troubleshooting when identifying defects.

Determine manual test cases that are candidates for automation.

Script test scenarios using the automation tool s UI test creator and basic scripting.

Delivers quality process training to technical staff and acts as an internal quality consultant to advise or influence business or technical partners.

Performs quality audits across the various IT functions to ensure quality standards, procedures and methodologies are being followed.

Ensure alignment between business operational strategies and quality assurance of our products.

Diagnose complex issues, evaluate, recommend and execute the best resolution.

Develop, modify, enhance and implement test plans designed to support new or existing business initiatives.

Identify improvement opportunities (process / tools / duplication) and work with cross-functional teams to bring in testing efficiencies.

On an ongoing basis, analyze existing test scenarios to ensure accuracy, relevance and necessity.


Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Detail-oriented and should be able to identify and tackle technical issues, creating test cases or writing defects

Ability to see beyond the obvious to help identify and troubleshoot defects in different scenarios

Results-oriented and have the drive to meet targets and deadlines

Ability to communicate up to key stakeholders

Experience with automation scripting languages like Python, JavaScript, Ruby or similar

Proficient in test tools (HPQC, TestRail)

Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables

Ability to work well with shifting priorities

Ability to work with cross-functional team of internal and external resources

Effective attention to detail

Display professional, positive, and approachable attitude/demeanor and discretion

Critical thinker, ability to negotiate with key stakeholders and maintain positive attitude

Effective organizational skills

Understanding of database schemas and querying tools

Demonstrated in-depth understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC)

Creative solving of technical problems to ensure the ability to translate technical requirements into test plans

Ability to track multiple test efforts simultaneously and to be able to synthesize the results in fast paced environment

Demonstrated in-depth analytical and problem solving skills

Demonstrated in-depth understanding of test automation framework and tools

Required Education

BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent work experience

Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years

3 System development and/or business experience with testing, coding and design


Office environment

ISW382 318311 318311BR

Keywords: SPECTRUM, Springfield , Test Engineer, Engineering , Maryland Heights, Illinois

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