Software Quality Engineer

Location: Belton, TX (76513)
Company: CGI Group, Inc.
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 3 days ago
Software Quality Engineer

Position Description
This is an exciting Software Quality Engineer opportunity with one of the foremost IT Consulting firms in the US. The ideal candidate is an individual with the ability to work in a dynamic environment supporting multiple projects simultaneously; quickly adapt to new and complicated requirements and work closely with other functional and technical teams (eg, application, infrastructure, CMDB) to ensure software runs smoothly prior to product launches and meets client needs, while being cost-effective.

Responsibilities include the development and execution of regression, exploratory and automated tests to ensure quality on each product release in support of the Advantage ERP Product teams and Client engagement teams. The candidate's primary function will be to support development teams to maintain high quality in product deliveries by reviewing and designing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions while applying the CI/CD methodologies following already established standards and processes. In addition, on an as-needed basis, the candidate will provide support to client engagement teams to support performance testing of the Advantage products, potentially on-site. Each new implementation or upgrade, while based on the CGI managed services model and defined standards, must align to the client's unique business needs, which provides opportunities and challenges in order to meet client needs.

For this role, CGI is looking for an individual with 2-4 years of experience working on enterprise-scale, multi-tiered, multi-platform, integrated systems; excellent problem-solving skills; a strong work ethic; willingness to take full ownership of assignments; capability to meet target dates and be responsive to requests for assistance. You will be part of a geographically distributed team and must have the ability to work effectively with team members and other teams from around the world. This position has minimal travel requirements, potentially a few times a year for team meetings/training or for direct client support.

Preferably located in Belton, Troy, or Lafayette.

Your future duties and responsibilities
This CGI organization operates a high-quality delivery model and the candidate is expected to perform at "meets" or "exceeds" levels within that context for all deliverables. The Advantage program is presently engaged in Automation and internal process improvement initiatives, and the candidate will be an active agile participant in the implementation and utilization of automation. The candidate will report to one of the Quality Engineering - Product Owners and be responsible for the following:
Gathering requirements and documentation for creation of system use cases to drive out the detailed functional requirements for the different applications.
Work with key stakeholders within all Advantage products to align technology solutions with business strategies
Ensure that the requirements are aligned with the client's business objectives and stated expectations including managing requirements priority and maintaining team's backlog
Communicates with stakeholders of varying functional or technical ability and subject matter expertise
Produce process models and workflows, diagrams and provide input into data models
Define and document data management definitions including data attributes, validation rules, and data relationships
Collaborate with development teams to decide appropriate strategies on coordinating automation development, manual testing, and test data management across various applications
Construct and execute exploratory, system, regression, migration, back-end, and user acceptance tests and determine feasibility of automation as a solution to each test.
Design and develop Test Approaches, Strategies, and Plans.
Align test cases to requirements and user stories and identify any gaps in test coverage
Write clear and concise defect reports and work as an empathetic advocate for the user's quality experience.
Assist manual testing team and work with them to identify automatable test cases and reduce regression test workload.
Triage and prioritize defects for remediation with the Product Owner and development team.
Go above and beyond the traditional approaches to automate, and build unique automation scripts to test repetitive tasks, create test data or regression test high value test cases.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Computer Science or Diploma in IT with equivalent IT experience Undergraduate
2-4 years of experience with CI/CD concepts in software engineering.
Exposure to scripting languages, including Java and Python.
Minimum 2+ years of experience in architecting and building automated testing frameworks including making decisions on using data driven, keyword driven, hybrid or Behavior Driven Development (BDD) approaches.
Experience with development tools like Jenkins, Bitbucket/Git suite, Selenium, ROBOT, Cucumber, Maven, Eclipse/IntelliJ.
Experienced in JIRA, Confluence, and managing test cases and test plans using Jira plugins like X-ray or any other similar test management Jira plugin.
In conjunction with the development team, decide where to build automated and manual tests, develop/create test data, construct and execute exploratory, system, regression, migration, back-end, and user acceptance tests and determine whether to create automation frameworks.
Ability to work in non-conventional environment with virtual CGI and client teams spanning time zones across the U.S. and India.
Independent and self-motivated with the desire and work ethic to thrive and excel in this geographically distributed team work environment.
Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) to work synergistically with members from multiple teams and cultures.

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients' digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today - one of the world's largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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Skills
  • Java
  • Jenkins
  • Jira
  • Python


Web Reference : AJF/355902375-21
Posted Date : Sat, 06 Aug 2022

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