Software Quality Assurance Engineer
Job Opportunity at Pitisci & Associates

Posted on Dec 8


Location: Tampa, FL
Job Type: Contract
Job ID: W4146107

Software Quality Assurance Engineer


The Software Quality Assurance Engineer’s primary responsibility is to validate the functionality of new or enhanced product features against established acceptance criteria using a combination of automated and manual tests.  The Software Quality Assurance Engineer (SQA Engineer) is a core member of an agile/scrum product team and works collaboratively with other team members and product owners to define user stories and associated acceptance criteria in the Gherkin test specification format.

During product feature development, the SQA Engineer is responsible for designing, documenting, and developing test plans, test suites, and test cases, which will typically consist of a combination of fully automated test applications and manual test cases.  During test execution, the SQA Engineer works closely with the other members of the product team to report, triage, and resolve product defects prior to release.


  • Extensive experience conducting software quality assurance for consumer-facing or enterprise web applications
  • The ability to debug the configuration and integration of complex back-end systems
  • Demonstrated understanding of core Behavioral Driven Development (BDD) principles
  • Demonstrated experience documenting acceptance criteria and test specifications (preferably in a business readable, domain specific language such as Gherkin)
  • Demonstrated experience managing test assets in Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) or TFS in an agile setting
  • Demonstrated experience creating and communicating effective test metrics
  • Desired technical skills for this role
    • Visual Studio Test Professional / Microsoft Test Manager
    • Visual Studio Team Services / Team Foundation Server
    • C# / .NET
    • NUnit, xUnit, MSTest, Jasmine, or similar test frameworks
    • SpecFlow
    • Gherkin
    • Selenium & Coypu
    • Cross-platform testing solutions (e.g. BrowserStack, DevTestLabs, CrossBrowserTesting.com, etc.)
    • General familiarity with event-based publish / subscribe (Pub/Sub) architectures
    • General familiarity with Azure and Azure PaaS Services
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