Software QA Engineer

Quality Assurance Hollywood, California


Position at j2 Cloud Services

The Software Test Engineer position will perform software testing duties for a variety of systems at j2 Global including, but not limited to, web applications, customer billing, back-end database systems, back-end inbound/outbound messaging, and emailing systems. This position will work on QA tasks throughout the life-cycle of a project and will work with various departments, thus strong interpersonal and communication skills are required.


Job Duties:


  • Review business and functional specs to create comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Execute test cases, report and track issues through resolution.
  • Hands-on participation in the project lifecycle, from reviewing requirements through release and post-launch support
  • Work with the development team during and after development to ensure full test coverage
  • Functional, system integration, regression, user acceptance and production deployment testing
  • Reproduce production bugs and validate bug fixes
  • Submit descriptive and concise bug reports in defect tracking system
  • Demonstrate ownership and accountability with assigned tasks
  • Provide accurate and timely estimates for QA timelines and effort



Job Requirements and Experience:


  • 4 to 6 + years of experience in software test
  • Experience with Oracle database, basic SQL programming, and Subversion version control a plus
  • Experience with Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Experience with bug tracking software
  • Knowledge of Continues Integration Tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.)
  • Ability to learn new technologies and tools
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Firm understanding of software QA methodologies and software development life cycle
  • Must be goal and detail-oriented
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Be flexible with changing priorities and simultaneous projects; strong ability to multitask
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and work well with every department in the company
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent software engineering QA experience is required.
  • Ability to automate manual test cases is a plus.