Full Time
Karachi, Pakistan
Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer to develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality.

Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer responsibilities include designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions. You will also review system requirements and track quality assurance metrics (e.g. defect densities and open defect counts.) The Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer technician role plays an important part in our company’s product development process. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs, while being cost-effective. If you hold an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you should monitor all stages of software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards.

Responsibilities of Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer

  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
  • Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
  • Monitor debugging process results
  • Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
  • Coach and mentor Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer and QA Analysts in execution of testing efforts
  • Coordinate the work efforts of Engineers and Analysts in the execution of testing efforts
  • Lead effort to review product specifications and work with others to develop appropriate test strategies and detailed test plans and test architectures
  • Lead formal reviews of test plans, designs and requirements documents with cross-functional teams
  • Accurately predict the amount of effort required for projects and tasks. Develop plans and schedules based on these predictions
  • Architect, implement and manage automated suites of black-box and white-box test scripts
  • Identify product issues and write detailed bug reports during the product development cycle
  • Communicate and coordinate with peers and senior level individuals in cross-functional groups to articulate and compare alternative testing approaches
  • Lead defect management and maintenance. Review defects that escaped to the field to learn how they could have been prevented or detected
  • Lead documentation reviews during product release cycle to ensure quality and comprehensive product documentation
  • Lead monitoring of test execution across multiple code branches and multiple platforms
  • Research, Develop and/or Recommend tools to assist SQA Engineers and QA Analysts in test planning, execution and reporting
  • Utilize tools such as code coverage tools to assess the coverage of test suites and make recommendations for additional test cases

Requirements for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer

  • Proven work experience in software development
  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject.

Job Features

Job Category

Quality Assurance

Minimun Qualification

Bachelor

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