Mitchell International, Inc.

  • Software QA Engineer 2

    Job Location US-CA-San Diego
    Job ID
    18-8606
    Type
    Regular Hire
  • Company Overview

     

    Mitchell International, Inc. is a leading provider of information and workflow solutions to the Property & Casualty Claims Industry and their supply chain partners. We solve interesting and complex problems that directly affect the customers our clients serve. We are constantly adapting to stay on the forefront of emerging technologies and we work diligently to maintain our position as a thought leader within our industry.

     

    Job Description

    POSITION SUMMARY:  We are looking for a Software QA Engineer 2 to design, develop, and implement test plans. They will perform acceptance test requirements for existing applications and perform debug and corrective actions where applicable. The candidate must have a broad understanding of computer systems and software standards. They must be detail-oriented and adept at anticipating user behavior and solving problems efficiently and creatively.

     

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Reviews and provides analysis on requirements, functional and design specifications in support of Agile Software Development process.
    • Develops general test plans in accordance with good software engineering and quality systems practices, and with adequate sophistication to assure test coverage.
    • Follows and executes manual and automated integration, acceptance, regression and smoke test plans.
    • Contributes to the development of test harnesses for testing component parts and services.
    • Analyzes the test data. 
    • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts.
    • The ability to execute automated test scripts, analyze results and provide feedback.  
    • Documents system defects using the defect tracking system and according to company guidelines.
    • Provides feedback and input to continuously improve the integration test procedures, keeps them accurate and up-to-date.
    • Supports system configuration and test environment set up.
    • Collaborates effectively with project team members, other quality systems engineers, IS, Software, and Configuration Management.
    • Relies on interim guidance from more senior staff.
    • Other duties as assigned and/or required

    Qualifications

    Education, Training & Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related and specialized field.
    • Two or more years’ experience of software development and/or testing experience in Microsoft and/or UNIX and Java technologies. 

    Technical Competencies & Skills:

    • Proficiency with Windows development environment.
    • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
    • Working knowledge of testing applications developed with Microsoft tools (such as Visual Basic, C#, etc.) or other platforms and tools (such as Java, J2EE, database technologies, etc.) .
    • Working knowledge of testing tools like, Selenium, TFS, MTM, or other similar tools is a plus.
    • Working knowledge of file comparison tools.
    • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
    • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases.
    • Strong oral and written communications skills.
    • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
    • Ability to meet deadlines and be flexible.
    • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
    • Ability to self-motivate and be proactive.
    • Willingness to work with off-shore teams.  Able to work off-hours when required.

     

    Mitchell International, an equal opportunity employer, values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.  Mitchell will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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