Test Engineer in Pflugerville, TX at BCforward

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job Description

Test Engineer

BCforward is seeking a qualified Test Engineer, at Austin, TX.

Position Title : Test Engineer

Expected Contract length : 9 Months with possibility of extension or Permanent (depends on your client needs and your performance in the contract)

Location : Austin, TX

Job Responsibilities:

  • Capable of leading the Testing Team to complete tasks on schedule and on budget.
  • Coordinates all activities and all testers during each testing phase of a project or program.
  • Co-operates with clients/users and senior staff as required to agree on the testing strategy to be employed for development projects.
  • Maintains awareness of testing alternatives at a level where they can be analyzed and the most effective testing strategy selected and agreed on.
  • Utilizes testing knowledge and experience to assess and advise on the practicality of testing process alternatives.
  • Identifies improvements to the process and assists in their implementation.
  • Ensures that any risks associated with the agreed test strategy and the system test plan are clearly documented and described to the clients/users and colleagues.
  • Manages all risks associated with the testing and takes preventative action when any risks become unacceptable.
  • Provides authoritative advice and guidance to colleagues on any aspect of testing, including training for testers and other developers where appropriate.
  • Plans, arranges and controls meetings, workshops and relations with client/user staff during test planning and throughout subsequent development and testing activities.
  • Takes responsibility at a high level for the proper conduct of such relations.
  • Takes responsibility for all phases of testing and the management of the testing activities within a development project.
  • Plans or oversees the planning of the system and acceptance tests and coordinates the execution of these plans.
  • Takes responsibility for early life-cycle validation and verification.
  • Takes responsibility for the production and approval of all testing deliverables and achievement of testing milestones during a project.
  • Design test plans, scenarios, scripts or procedures.
  • Test system modifications to prepare for implementation.
  • Develop testing programs that addresses areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, or usability.
  • Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers.
  • Identify, analyze and document problems with program function, output, online screen or content.
  • Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes.
  • Create or maintain databases of known test defects.
  • Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.

    Skills:

  • Automation experience in Unified Functional Testing (UFT).
  • Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage one's time.
  • Basic mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.
  • Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology.
  • Knowledge of computer development software, such as Microsoft Visual Basic, Linux, JavaScript, etc.

    Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or relevant field required.
  • 5-7 years' experience required.

    Comments for Suppliers:

  • Experience with Unified Functional Testing (UFT) is required.

About BCforward

BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full-service personnel solutions organization. BCforward's headquarters are in Indianapolis, Indiana and operates delivery centers in 17 locations in North America as well as Hyderabad, India and Puerto Rico. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm headquartered in Indiana. With 14+ years of uninterrupted growth, the addition of two brands (Stafforward and PMforward) and a team of more than 1400 resources our teams deliver services for multiple industries from both public and private sectors. BCforward's team of dedicated staffing professionals has placed thousands of talented people over the past decade, with retention rates that are consistently higher than the industry average. www.bcforward.com

This posting is not an offer of employment. All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States and willing cooperate with a background check and drug screen, to the extent permitted by federal and local laws up to, and including, both criminal and financial reviews. The submission of intentionally false or fraudulent information in response to this job posting shall render the applicant ineligible for the position. BCforward is an equal opportunity employer. Any subsequent offer of employment shall be considered employment at will regardless of the anticipated assignment duration.

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 96613 when responding to this ad.