FREEMAN Quality Assurance Engineer - Arlington Heights, IL in Arlington Heights, Illinois
Encore believes in the growth and development of every employee. From Driver to Director, you'll see it a hundred times. We believe that our greatest asset is our people, and in that we are serious about preserving the knowledge and expertise that our employees bring and acquire working for our company.
Creating an event is a journey. From concept to presentation, production to post event follow-through, Encore is with you all the way. We pride ourselves on having one of the largest networks in the industry. We have global partnerships with the world’s leading hotels and enable them with latest technology to make their conferences, productions, and events a success.
You have an opportunity to join Encore Event Technologies as we expand our digital products organization. Individuals at Encore will develop and implement exciting new technology in a fast-paced and challenging environment. We firmly believe in using the best tools for the job. We highly value unique perspectives brought by diverse experiences and backgrounds, and are proud to utilize them when creating our solutions. The growth and development of every member of the team is core to what Encore is all about. Our mission is more than designing and developing world-class software, it’s to transform our company and our industry.
The Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for developing and executing formal manual and automated test cases, to ensure the delivery of quality software application modifications. Owns the testing of web and mobile applications following Agile methodology. Responsible for working with the Management and Team Members to establish, implement and/or refine quality assurance and compliance processes and plans for the IT organization.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for test planning, writing test cases/scripts, test case automation and test execution. Testing may include:
Owns ongoing maintenance of manual and automated test cases and test bed
Provides test case management for test scenarios, test cases, test results, evidence and traceability
Defines and tracks quality assurance metrics such as defects, defect counts, test results and test status
Shares knowledge inside and outside the Team
Collects and analyzes data for software process evaluation and improvements, and works with the Business Analyst and/ Business Support Analyst to integrate them into business processes to address the needs of the business
Delivers quality process and policy training to technical staff and acts as an internal quality consultant to ensure quality standards, procedures and methodologies are being followed
Makes recommendations and carries out improvements to the software development lifecycle process as it relates to quality assurance
Maintains currency, accuracy and relevance of information within areas of responsibility. This includes reporting known errors or inconsistencies to Team Leads and/or Management
Diligently complies with and consistency enforces Information Security and Confidentiality policies and procedures.
Performs demonstrations of the latest release items
Interacts with Production Support team to ensure preparedness
4+ years’ of systems development, testing, documentation and business experience in agile lifecycle development and quality management methodologies
1+ year experience with web test automation tools (e.g. Selenium, JS with Protractor), basic knowledge in REST API automation (e.g. Soap UI, JMeter)
Prior experience working on projects with moderate to high complexity within one or more development environments
Prior experience working on multiple programs/systems related to order management
Familiarity in the use of JIRA ticketing systems
Familiarity with TestRail
Familiarity with Atlassian Suite
Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications, including Visio
Works with minimal supervision
Strong verbal and written communication and human relations skills
Encore, a Freeman company, is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status or any other protected status.
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Encore Event Technologies is the leading provider of unique, creative and innovative in-house audiovisual services for hotels, conference centers, and resorts globally. As part of the Freeman family, Encore Event Technologies partners with hotels and event planners to develop optimum ways to deliver event experiences with maximum impact, utilizing cutting edge technology. Encore Productions, the production division of Encore, is a full-service creative production and event execution company creating large scale events worldwide. With state-of-the-art equipment and hospitality-minded technology professionals, Encore sets the event technology pace for all competitors in the industry, helping clients tell their stories around the world.