Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer

ResourceTek, a leader in technical support services, is currently conducting a search for a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer with retail (ERP) experience for our specialty retail client. This is a contract to direct hire opportunity in Nashville, TN.

As a Senior QA Engineer, you'll be at the forefront of ensuring the quality and reliability of their software products. Your role will involve developing and implementing robust QA strategies and best practices to guide the team towards excellence. You'll be responsible for creating a comprehensive test approach/plan, executing tests, and managing defects throughout the software development lifecycle. Automation will be a key focus, as you design and maintain automated test suites to streamline testing processes and increase efficiency. Collaboration with cross-functional teams will be essential, as you work closely with developers, and the product team to understand requirements and drive quality goals. Your expertise will also be instrumental in mentoring junior QA engineers and fostering a culture of continuous improvement and learning within the QA team. Overall, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring that our software meets the highest standards of quality, reliability, and performance, while driving innovation and excellence in our QA practices.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Define Test Strategy and Approach to ensure the delivery of quality software.
  • Develop comprehensive and detailed test scripts based on project requirements and specifications.
  • Create and maintain a library of reusable test cases to ensure thorough and consistent testing.
  • Lead and coordinate testing efforts for projects, collaborating with cross-functional teams including developers, product managers, and business analysts.
  • Utilize in-depth knowledge of retail and wholesale industry processes to ensure that testing aligns with business requirements and user expectations.
  • Implement and execute regression testing procedures to guarantee the stability and performance of existing software applications.
  • Identify and communicate potential risks associated with changes to existing systems or interfaces.
  • Perform regression testing to ensure existing functionality remains intact.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand requirements and align quality goals.
  • Mentor and coach junior QA engineers.
  • Drive continuous improvement in QA processes and methodologies.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or related field (or equivalent experience).
  • QA Retail background.
  • Proven experience as a QA Engineer or similar role, with at least 3 years in a senior or lead capacity.
  • Well-organized, efficient, detail-oriented, and able to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to analyze complex relationships and configurations and summarize results clearly.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced dynamic environment with changing priorities.
  • Understanding of the Software development lifecycle.
  • Hands-on experience with test automation frameworks such as Selenium, Appium, or similar tools.
  • Proficiency in test script creation and execution.
  • Leadership experience in coordinating testing efforts for complex projects.
  • Strong understanding of retail and wholesale business processes.
  • Ability to infer additional testing requirements to ensure comprehensive testing inclusive of edge-cases.
  • Experience with system testing, including test strategy development, and feature validation.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and test management tools (e.g., Jira, HP ALM).
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and/or Merchandising Systems.
  • SQL Proficiency is preferred but not required.

ResourceTek provides a market leading compensation and benefits package. Local candidates are encouraged to apply. Please respond directly to this posting with your current resume, availability and salary requirements.

ResourceTek is an equal opportunity employer.