Quality Assurance Analyst in Fort Worth, TX at MDI Group

Date Posted: 6/10/2018

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MDI Group is a premier IT workforce solutions provider with more than 25 years of expertise in finding “best fit” IT talent for mid-sized to Fortune 500 clients. We have established relationships with our clients and work directly with the hiring managers. Why MDI Group?...You can expect that we will learn what is most important to you in your job search and match that to the needs of our clients. We offer career coaching and resume services, skills certifications, interview preparation skills, health benefits and a 401K plan. We are currently interviewing for the following contract position:

Quality Assurance Analyst

Contract

Fort Worth, TX

We are a software development team (currently 20+ people) working on implementing and testing software to support Positive Train Control (PTC). We develop and test both server and client .NET applications, ASP.NET web sites, and embedded Linux software.

You will be working under the direction of our QA Manager. Your job will be to help improve the quality of our software in the shortest amount of time. This includes designing and executing tests, troubleshooting software problems, monitoring and maintaining lab infrastructure, software configuration management (ex. make software builds), field support, documenting software behavior with the assistance of a technical writer, etc.

Much of your work will be manual testing at the user interface level. Our group operates informally and with less documentation than we would like, so you will often be required to help ferret out requirements and design tests for them. Candidate must enjoy the challenge of a fast paced, technically complex project. Our schedule is challenging but this is not a death march. Overtime is not normal and unlikely and all the work is expected to be completed at the office and labs. Candidates are expected to be in the office during core hours (8am-5pm).

Qualifications: MUST HAVES

  • 7 years progressively responsible experience in software quality assurance developing and executing test plans and test cases.
  • Extensive experience writing manual test cases for and testing desktop applications (i.e. client), websites, and embedded system hardware.
  • Experience with Linux command line testing.
  • Experience and willingness to troubleshoot problems by analyzing logs.
  • Experience with configuration management and source code control.
  • Experience working in (and enjoys) a low process, medium documentation, high productivity team.
  • Experience and willingness to be a team player, working with and helping other team members, and seeking their knowledge and assistance as necessary.
  • Candidate must be a dynamic self-starter who can excel with limited direction. We are not looking for a tester who just wants to run manual or automated tests prepared by someone else. We need someone who can plan testing by engaging different stakeholders and development (including researching of requirements or other sources of information), designing and executing tests, and reporting results, with and without additional staff support, in order to make the biggest improvement possible in software quality.

The following experience is a plus:

  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio (VS) and Team Foundation Server (TFS).
  • Experience with Microsoft Test Manager (MTM), creating new test cases, test case execution and bug status.
  • Experience with SQL, especially MS-SQL.
  • Experience with PuTTY,
  • Experience with Wabtec Electronic Train Management System (ETMS).
  • Railroad experience.

Educational Qualifications:

  • Candidates are required to have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related technical field.
  • Candidates without such a degree but with exceptional extensive professional experience may be considered, but a degree is preferred.

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