Webaction, Inc. Senior QA Engineer Job in Palo Alto, CA | Glassdoor

Senior QA Engineer

Webaction, Inc. – Palo Alto, CA

Job Description

Create comprehensive test plans and test cases for a Big Data distributed software platform. Automate testing wherever possible for this exciting 35-person 1.5 year old well-funded start-up!

Do the following:
• Develop automated UI, front-end, back-end testing
• Design and develop automation infrastructure. Reduce execution times and improve coverage
• Develop load/stress/performance testing
• Develop functional testing and performance monitoring and alerting
• Design a data generation mechanism, DB testing, and feed data verification
• Provide smoke, sanity and regression testing, test results verification and research
* Use Selenium, JUnit, Eclipse, Jira to automate and run tests
• Create bug reports, bug tracking, and do retesting and follow-up
* Design/execute test plans, test cases, test run reviews, and deployment reviews

Expertise Desired:
• Strong knowledge of white box testing including API testing, debugging, developing test harnesses, automated test scripts and suites
• Proficient in black box testing and utilization of test automation tools; writing test plans, test cases, test specifications, check lists, etc.
• Experienced in load/performance/stress testing, testing distributed systems on node clusters
• Capable of identifying software anomalies and making them reproducible
• Led QA teams

Preferred Skills:
• OS: UNIX (Linux, BSD, Solaris), MacOS, NSK
• Programming: Java, C/C++, Perl, Shell Script, SQL, HTML, XML
• Testing: black box, white box, automated, GUI, functional, regression, API, system, end-to-end, load/performance, front-end, middle-tier, back-end, unit tests, integrated suites
• Test Automation: Selenium, JUnit, JMeter, Chorus
• Databases: Oracle, MySQL, PostGres, SQLMP/SQLMX, Enscribe
• Version Control: Git, SVN, CVS
• Bug tracking: Jira
• IDE systems: Eclipse
• Continuous Integration: Jenkins

* BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
* 2+ years professional experience

Contact: ben@webaction.com