Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Temporary) Mirum San Diego

Technology San Diego, California


Description

Position at Mirum

Our Senior Quality Assurance Engineer works as part of the development team to release products that have been quality approved, are usable, and meet or exceed customer expectations. Is responsible for providing and promoting quality standards, methods and practices; this includes quality planning, test management, and complete evaluations of scalable quality processes and procedures relating to the development of Web-based solutions. Able to create & maintain automated testing scripts/suites leveraging JavaScript-based Cypress.io.

What you do:

SQA Methodologies, Practices and Processes

  • Works with Project Manager in project scoping and estimating project work
  • Works with other project leads to establish and develop strategy, approach and planning on account projects
  • Participates in requirements and use case reviews, code walk-throughs and internal design reviews
  • Participates in analysis and testing activities, as required by project/resource allocations
  • Participates in the evaluation and selection of tools and applications
  • Works alongside Front-end Developers to create and expand JavaScript test automation scripting/suites, utilizing Cypress.io application
Risk Identification, Assessment and Mitigation
  • Meets regularly with Project Manager to identify and assess project risks and identify mitigation strategies
  • Reviews project artifacts to prevent defects in final project deliverable(s)
  • Collaborates with other project team leads to develop and implement project risk mitigation strategies
  • Reviews defect reports for completeness; identifies and communicates possible trends and patterns

Leadership & Team Management

  •  Coordinates activities of testers according to test plans
  • Manages all phases of project test cycles, including configuration, functionality, UI, ad hoc and regression testing
  • Leads, mentors, coaches and trains QA Testers

Client Relationship Management

  • Attends and participate in client project kick off meetings
  • Collaborates successfully with client QA Team, as necessary
  • Communicates test results to client team, as necessary

What you need:

  • BA/BS or advanced degree a plus
  • 5+ years Web-based quality assurance experience
  • Proven ability to monitor adherence to QA methodologies, standards and software testing practices in development and implementation to ensure compliance with business requirements; test management and evaluation
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, including strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Proven ability to manage people and projects, including prioritizing, mentoring, budgeting, estimating, process implementation
  • Experience collaborating directly with senior-level managers and practice directors
  • Well-versed in Web technologies (CMS Platforms, Test Automation Tools, etc.)
  • Statistical analysis and auditing experience highly desirable
  • Test Automation Experience –JavaScript coding experience essential for intended initiative.
  • Proofreading skills a plus

This position is currently a temporary need. We anticipate work for this role to go through the end of the year and possibly beyond that time frame.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.