Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Job at Ampcus Incorporated, Chantilly, Loudoun County, VA

  • Ampcus Incorporated
  • Chantilly, Loudoun County, VA

Job Description

Ampcus is seeking a Senior Software Testing Engineer/Quality Assurance Specialist with demonstrated experience in software testing in agile and waterfall development lifecycles.


Define testing strategies for specific projects/releases to ensure that it is up to best practices and company standards

Create test plans and test execution plans, ensuring that the team meets the deadlines outlined in those plans.

Evaluate projects thought the life of the project and identify areas where improvement can be made

Report to upper management, including report progress, plans, risks and issues.

Evaluates, generates, executes, and maintains a full test library with test scenarios to ensure requirements coverage and regression coverage with positive and negative testing in line with Ampcus processes and procedures.

Author test cases (manual) for internal and external clientele.

As directed, lead meetings including defect management calls.

Execute tests (manual)

Distributes, Communicates, and Manages QA project(s) across the QA team

As requested, writes End User Release Notes and Technical Documentation generated with accuracy, completeness, and overall quality.

Provide estimation of tasks, and on-time delivery against stated schedules

Required Skills and Qualifications

Bachelor Degree or higher in Computer Information Systems or related field and/or an ISTQB certification

At least 3 year s worth of leading projects and 10 years quality assurance experience

Ability to evaluate, write test cases, test plans, and test scenarios

Detailed oriented. High defect/bug finder when it comes to executing manual tests of software applications.

Experience in working in an agile SDLC.

Experience in writing test cases for end users, user acceptance test participants and/or or business. Must have a strong command of the English language and writing acumen.

Must be able to read and interpret business requirements and read/write technical specification documents.

Should have a basic understanding of source control/configuration management.

Must understand Software Quality Assurance best standards and practices.

Must be able to demonstrate individual and teamwork effort in collaborative processes.

Requires the ability to read and interpret technical documents and write a variety of business and technical documents. May include doing presentations on team activities.

At least 10 years experience in:

Creating Test Plans

Creating Test Scenarios

Creating Test Cases to be used as part of User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for external clientele

One of these industries or equivalent: Capital Markets, Mortgage Backed Securities, Financial

Tools: JIRA, Microsoft Office

Extreme Proficiency in the English Language is a MUST : Must be able to independently write materials for publication on public websites and use by client stakeholders and end users.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

Data Testing including SQL

Certificates in Agile, Project Management or ISTQB

Desired Skills and Qualifications

Experience in an Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) team

Knowledge of Azure, AWS

Knowledge of PeopleSoft

Microsoft Visio/Diagramming Solution

Automation Testing

Job Tags

Permanent employment,

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