Remote Lead QA Engineer - Innovation Labs

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Description and Requirements

BMC Is looking for a Lead QA Engineer to join our growing team within BMC Innovation Labs to be based in Santa Clara. This individual will plan, develop, execute and automate tests to ensure product quality. Responsibilities include designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions. This person will also review system requirements and track quality assurance metrics (e.g. defect densities and open defect counts.) 

The QA Engineer will lead multiple projects in an agile team and be responsible for supporting the planning, design and execution of system testing.

The ideal candidate should have these characteristics:

  • Self-starter that requires minimal oversight yet demonstrates consistent involvement with flexibility and good follow-through skills.  
  • Shares BMC's passion for the customer
  • Embraces change and works well in a fluid environment
  • Ability to operate and communicate both verbal/written at all business levels
  • Expects, requires and demonstrates continuous innovation
  • Results oriented
  • Ability to think big and to inspire passion in others

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead quality assurance projects to ensure products are tested and validated based on customer needs and requirements.
  • To gain a thorough understanding and experience working in DevOps environment
  • Develop automated testing suites and tools for testing web products
  • Maintain awareness of industry trends and emergent technologies
  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design artifacts to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Develop and execute test plans, perform user acceptance testing of applications on multiple applications and platforms, and interact with business product owners and engineering to clarify requirements and ensure on-time quality product releases.
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements

Must-have experience/criteria for role:

  • Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Web Systems, or other related degree / or relevant time in QA
  • 8+ years of hands of experience working as a QA Engineer
  • Well versed in industry best patterns and practices around QA testing
  • Must have a solid understanding of the concepts of system, acceptance, regression, and integration software testing as well as quality processes, standards, and procedures.
  • Experience with various scripting languages/web technologies: JavaScript, Python, jQuery
  • 4+ years of experience with various Testing Tools: Selenium, Jasmine, Cucumber, RSpec, Postman
  • Experience with DevOps Deployment Practices: Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment and tools: JIRA, Github, Jenkins
  • Excellent Working Knowledge Testing Methods: White box, Black box, Integration testing
  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple, diverse projects simultaneously
  • Ability to visualize test cases and then codify those test cases into detailed steps that are repeatable from both a testing and testing data perspective.

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