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Software QA Engineer III

Experienced

AGDATA | Product Development | Charlotte, NC

For over 30 years, AGDATA has been a technology partner that delivers data solutions and insights for companies in the Agricultural and Animal Health industries.  From manufacturers to distributors and retailers, AGDATA has unrivaled experience in turning data into solutions to power businesses.  Quite simply: "We enable the people who feed the world".

We are looking to expand our current Quality Engineering team and are looking for a self-starter, motivated and experienced QA Engineer who has experience testing software products, creating & executing product test strategy, has excellent test design, test execution, and automated testing skills, and is able to mentor other QA engineers.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Complete ownership of the quality of the assigned product; Hands on test planning, test design, manual and automated testing
  • Develop, implement and refine product test strategy
  • Contribute in an agile team by driving user story analysis, designing and developing thorough tests using proven test design techniques (static testing, black box testing, white box testing, risk based testing etc.)
  • Ensure excellent application usability and user experience
  • Create and maintain automated tests in a continuous integration environment
  • Analyzes and measures the effectiveness of existing processes and develops sustainable and quantifiable process improvements
  • Train and mentor junior QA engineers; create and share best practices with other QA engineers.
  • Report defects and track defects to closure
  • Create testing status reports and metrics
Skills & Requirements

What you need:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • BS in Computer Science or Mathematics
  • 6+ years of relevant Quality Engineering experience with at least 5 on a software product
  • Experience being part of an agile/scrum methodology, use of tools like JIRA
  • Self-starter who can collaborate across different functional groups to ensure the highest quality standard of the production releases
  • Experience applying risk based testing techniques, black box test design techniques
  • Experience with automated testing for UI using tools such as Selenium WebDriver
  • Experience with automated API testing using tools such as SOAP UI, Postman
  • Experience with Integration and Unit testing using a unit test framework such as MSTest, NUnit etc. is a plus
  • Experience mentoring junior QA engineers; sharing best practices
  • Experience with backend testing and writing SQL statements for test data creation, manipulation and verification
  • Experience creating testing status reports and metrics

 

Who we are:

AGDATA is the premier provider of data collection and management, marketing program management, and analytical solutions for clients in the Crop and Animal Health industries. For more than 30 years, the talent at AGDATA has enhanced the technology and services that input manufacturers in the Agriculture world rely upon. Our clients trust us because of our data integrity, marketing program reliability, and our ability to optimize the analytics that inform their sales and marketing decisions. Backed by an entrepreneurial, creative and energetic work force, AGDATA is pushing the boundaries of technology to enhance our relationship with the leaders in Crop and Animal Heath.

 

What we offer:

  • Casual dress
  • In-house training seminars and resources
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Employee referral reward program
  • Annual Company Picnic and Holiday Party
  • Company provided Coke products
  • Partner discounts (Verizon/ATT)
  • Paid community volunteer opportunities
  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • Pet insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Competitive compensation
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Traditional 401(k)
  • 401(k) company match
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Family medical leave
  • Employee assistance program