Quality Engineer

Kansas City, Missouri Valorem Reply, US - Enterprise Technology Full Time

Valorem Reply is seeking an individual with strong test automation skills and a desire to work in the testing industry for the position of Quality Engineer. The Quality Engineer supports the development, testing, and deployment of applications across several cross-functional teams. This role is responsible for the technical implementation of all aspects of the application lifecycle. This includes the administration and customization of all aspects of Azure DevOps Server, including establishing and maintaining the infrastructure, defining and automating processes, and training engineers to utilize the toolset as part of the SDLC. Support and build out pre-production server solutions. Branch planning and configuration management. Development of test automation and test harnesses.  Develop automated builds and deployments to support code promotion and production releases. 

* Plan, develop, and collaborate on test automation tools, frameworks, and test suites utilizing a variety of testing methods in both positive and negative scenarios
* Create test plans, test cases, and other testing artifacts as necessary to ensure a systematic approach to the quality of a new product or service 
* Collaborate with Architecture to implement the key tenants of the MS Application Lifecycle management including programming, testing, change management, and release management 
* Document and report status on manual and automated test cases for functional, API, and end-to-end tests
* Ensure comprehensive test coverage of unit tests, automated smoke, and regression test suites
* Participate in research, selection, and implementation of new tools

Placement Criteria & Requirements

  • Solid knowledge of various QA methodologies including performance testing
  • Strong experience in testing web applications, including code reviews
  • Experience with semi-structured data & ingestion from API sources
  • Experience with development in the Microsoft tech stack:
  • - C#
  •  - WCF
  •  - SQL Server
  •  - ASP.NET MVC
  • Windows Azure 
  •  - Proven experience planning, developing, and collaborating on test automation frameworks and test suites
  •  - Review complex design specifications and focus on testability, test automation, and quality improvements
  •  - Experience with or knowledge of Azure DevOps
  • Setup, installation, and configuration
  • Solid understanding of the ADO configuration and warehouse databases
  • Source Control
  • - TFS, SVN, Git
  • - Code merging, promotion, shelvesets, changesets, labels
  • Work Items and Queries
  • - Field, state, workflow customization
  • - Project and Project Collection administration
  • Build and Deployment
  • - Release Manager
  • - Build controller and agent setup
  • - Web Deploy, Azure SDK, Drop folders
  • Tests
  • - ADO test setup
  • - Test automation setup
  • - Selenium, Unit test development

  • Preferred Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related Computer Engineering field
  • Kansas City, Missouri

    Quality Engineer