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Software QA Test Engineer

Bucuresti, Romania
Environmental Protection, Health & Safety

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English (UK)

Job Description

Siemens Process Safety Consulting, a unit of Siemens Energy, Inc., located in Houston, Texas, USA, has an immediate opening for a mid-level Software QA Test Engineer in support of its commercial software product portfolio. The qualified candidate will be a key contributor in the testing of complex engineering software built on the Microsoft.NET framework. The successful candidate should possess a mix of manual and automated testing experience with .Net Windows applications and .NET web applications, as well as a demonstrated ability to create detailed test specifications, test strategy and test plans. Candidate will develop and conduct functional and non-functional tests by working with business stakeholders, development teams and the project manager.

Your new role – challenging and future – oriented:

  • Participate in technical discussions and review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback to product and software development teams
  • Provide QA testing estimates based on the requirements
  • Create and maintain detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test strategy/test plans and reports
  • Develop test cases and test acceptance criteria; develop test data necessary to execute test cases as well as execute test cases
  • Define and report on meaningful test metrics to support decision making by the project manager and software development manager; thoroughly identify, record and track defects
  • Participate in the ongoing development, maintenance and refinement of internal quality control and reliability programs (continuous improvement)
  • Work on software testing activities to meet defined schedules and focus on continuous quality improvement
  • Establish and maintain criteria for identifying good test case candidates for automation (repetitive tests, regression tests, performance/stress tests, data-driven tests, etc.)
  • Identify and track meaningful quality assurance (and development) performance metrics such as covered requirements, recycle/root cause, and open defects
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools, strategies and best practices
  • Interface with key customers, R&D, Software Support, Project Management and Product Management with regard to quality assurance process and quality related issues.
  • Follow software test procedural directions per Siemens PLM process and contribute to test planning activities
  • Collaborate with other team members and train them as needed
  • Other work-related duties as assigned

Your Qualifications – Solid and Appropriate:

  • 3-5 years of experience of QA in fast paced software development environments
  • BS in engineering, computer science, information systems or other related science degree or commensurate relevant work experience
  • Experience testing in a Microsoft .NET environment including Windows Applications, WinForms, WPF, ASP.NET, C# and VB.NET
  • Expertise of ad hoc database queries using SQL
  • Experience testing web interfaces, data interfaces and reports
  • Experience setting up and testing in virtualized environments (VMWare, Oracle VirtualBox, HyperV, etc.)
  • Experience with Cloud technologies (AWS and/or Azure) is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technical writing skills necessary to produce formal test specifications and test plans (and other documentation as needed)
  • Hands-on experience using test automation tools such as Silk Test, Selenium, etc. is a plus is
  • Experience with testing software deployment packages
  • Experience with different test design methods such as black box testing or grey box testing
  • Hands-on experience using different issue tracking tools such as Visual Studio Work Items is a plus
  • Experience with Agile SDLC methodologies
  • Analytical, complex problem solving, time management, priority allocation and task management skills
  • Strong presentation skills to present test results to individuals and groups
  • Ability to review and interpret requirements documentation;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Approximately 10% travel required



Job ID: 82996

Organisation: Process Industries and Drives

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time





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