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Working As A Software Quality Assurance

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  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
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  • Deal with People

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  • Repetitive

  • $83,637

    Average Salary

What Does A Software Quality Assurance Do At Schlumberger

* The candidate may work on any of the following:
* Builds unit and integration tests, test rigs and mocks suitable for validating the correctness of service API implementations.
* Follows best practices associated with DevOps and value-driven development – ensuring quality from concept to production.
* Works well in a small team and capable of collaborating with other teams to align objectives and share expertise throughout the broader organization.
* Identifies and keeps abreast of novel technical concepts and markets.
* May author technical reports, papers, articles, patents and presentations

What Does A Software Quality Assurance Do At IHS Markit

* Define the test automation strategy in collaboration with technical leadership and QA management.
* Pro-actively analyzes current processes and practices and suggests/drive improvements.
* Define new processes as needed.
* Drive quality across all disciplines, provide guidance to improve quality practices across development and engineering teams.
* Helps to define and implement quality gates for all levels of the application development.
* Owns the data testing strategy.
* Recommend and drive the test approach for enterprise-level data changes.
* Establish the appropriate level of testing required at each tier/layer of the application, verifying data mapping and transformation from raw file/feed all the way through to UI presentation.
* Act as a consult to the individual testers/teams responsible for verifying application-specific data.
* Responsible for the development and enhancement of scalable test automation frameworks.
* Contribute to approach for all levels of test automation (unit, middle tier, API, functional/UI, performance).
* Coach teams in implementing effective test automation techniques.
* Influences technical direction and use of technologies after making necessary evaluations.
* Responsible for selection and adoption of new test tools.
* Produce metrics and reports to quantify and showcase automation coverage, defect escape rates, ROI, etc.
* Champions an Agile methodology and guide teams in how to most effectively approach and structure testing within two-week sprints.
* Works with technical architect and developers/engineers to implement Continuous Integration.
* Collaborates regularly with offshore and onshore resources

What Does A Software Quality Assurance Do At Wolters Kluwer

* o Work closely with business analysts, software engineers, and product owner as part of a highly effective agile development team
* o Analyze and dissect system requirements and technical specifications to ensure testability
* o Define test methods and create test plans for new or updated software projects to determine if the software will perform accurately and reliably according to documented requirements as well as established standards under both normal and abnormal conditions
* o Select an appropriate testing approach/strategy and effectively communicates approach to project team
* o Run both manual and automated test plans to find bugs, defects and regressions in product functionality
* o Design, develop and maintain test automation systems, tools, and scripts
* o Conduct software compatibility tests with programs, hardware, operating systems, browsers, or network environments
* o Document software defects and report defects to software engineers
* o Follow processes or procedures outlined for capturing data necessary for metrics reporting.
* Determine appropriate metrics that enable the team to understand and continuously improve their processes, techniques and technologies from a quality perspective
* o Assist in the management, maintenance and monitoring of test environments
* o Write and execute load and performance test cases and scripts
* o Provide regular on-time completion of tasks, efficiency in the completion of work, and the ability to easily identify all outstanding work and the status of each work item
* o Work in a continual test mode in our Agile-based development process and collaborate effectively with team's Product Owner and Scrum Master on issues and conflicts that impact time, cost, scope, quality, and risk
* o Participate in all Agile ceremonies including Sprint Review, Product Backlog Grooming, Daily Scrum, Sprint Planning and Sprint Retrospective
* o Assist on team efforts in facilitating releases to environments, assist with validation of environments post-deployments, and represent QA in change control meetings
* o Execute dynamic web application vulnerability scans to ensure application code adheres to security standards

What Does A Software Quality Assurance Do At Leidos

* As part of the AGILE development process, perform daily testing responsibilities to complete technical testing tasks.
* Responsible for developing and coordinating operationally relevant test strategies and reviews on a release basis or as needed.
* Works directly with software developers, program management and operational user community to identify functional, usability and performance deficiencies and to provide recommendations for improvements.
* Ensure program management is continuously informed and up to date on the state of testing for the TONS program, including any known risks or pending milestones.
* Perform testing of the technical issues (development / production environments) to ensure that the release contains all elements as agreed upon by the customer.
* Conduct end-to-end system evaluations.
* Activities include technical document development and review, hardware/software configuration management and control, test execution, and deficiency reporting and analysis.
* Perform testing activities to ensure that the TONS application functions optimally and with minimum outage time.
* Provide support of customer needs and questions on a daily basis, both via phone support as well as in person at the customer site

What Does A Software Quality Assurance Do At Qualcomm

* Develop and implement tests and test plans in collaboration with development teams
* Integrate customer test applications to the test environment
* Operate, monitor and enhance automated build and test infrastructure
* Analyze test failures / regressions and report defects
* Provide input on tools requirements and design; particularly providing requirements bearing on testability
* Participate in development process improvement efforts
* All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
* Minimum Qualifications

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Real Software Quality Assurance Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Member of Technical Staff, Software Quality Assurance Vexata Inc. San Jose, CA Jul 18, 2016 $167,000
AVP; Consultant Systems/Software QA Bank of America Charlotte, NC Dec 20, 2016 $158,038
SR. Engineer-Software QA Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. San Jose, CA Dec 10, 2016 $157,477 -
Software Engineer QA Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company Sunnyvale, CA Jan 10, 2016 $152,880 -
Software Engineer Quality Assurance Tavant Technologies Inc. Santa Clara, CA Apr 14, 2016 $152,776
SR. Analyst, Software Testing & QA Populus Group LLC New York, NY Jun 06, 2016 $150,264
Software Engineer, Qa Automation (Member of Tech. Staff) Diamanti, Inc. San Jose, CA Sep 05, 2016 $150,000
Member of Technical Staff, Software QA Vexata Inc. San Jose, CA Aug 17, 2015 $150,000 -
Software Engineer, Qa Automation (Member of Tech. Staff) Datawise Systems, Inc. San Jose, CA Feb 23, 2016 $150,000
Member of Technical Staff, Software Quality Assurance Vexata Inc. San Jose, CA Sep 15, 2015 $150,000 -
Software Engineer Quality Assurance Hewlett-Packard Company Sunnyvale, CA Feb 02, 2016 $148,803
Software Engineer-QA and Automation Rivermeadow Software Inc. San Jose, CA Jun 22, 2016 $145,350
Software Engineer Quality Assurance Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company Sunnyvale, CA Nov 21, 2016 $145,350
Software Engineer Quality Assurance Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company Sunnyvale, CA Jan 01, 2016 $145,350
Software Quality Assurance Senior Advisor Dell Marketing L.P. Plano, TX Jan 14, 2016 $102,090
Software Quality Assurance Senior Engineer Boomi, Inc. Berwyn, PA May 04, 2015 $102,003
Senior Software QA Landmark Graphics Corporation Houston, TX Aug 08, 2016 $101,676
Software Engineer Quality Assurance Hewlett-Packard Company Austin, TX Feb 25, 2016 $100,661 -
Principal Engineer 1, Software QA Directv LLC El Segundo, CA Jun 03, 2016 $100,300 -
Principal Engineer 1, Software QA Directv LLC El Segundo, CA Jun 03, 2016 $100,100 -
VP; SR Cons Systems/Software QA Bank of America N.A. Calabasas, CA Jun 08, 2015 $100,000 -
Software Quality Assurance SR. Advisor Dell Marketing LP Plano, TX Nov 04, 2016 $100,000
Software Analyst-Qa Verinon Technology Solutions Limited Arlington Heights, IL Nov 19, 2015 $84,906
Software Engineer, Quality Assurance Rightside Operating Co Kirkland, WA Sep 05, 2016 $84,739
Software Engineer Quality Assurance Hewlett-Packard Company Sunnyvale, CA Jun 15, 2015 $84,501 -
Software Engineer QA Amr Technology, Inc. Bellevue, WA May 26, 2015 $84,000
Software Engineer QA Amr Technology, Inc. Bellevue, WA Apr 29, 2015 $84,000
Software QA Staff Engineer Dell Products L.P. Austin, TX Mar 09, 2016 $84,000
Software Quality Assurance Staff Engineer Secureworks, Inc. Nashville, TN Jan 25, 2016 $84,000
Software Engineer QA Verinon Technology Solutions Ltd. Peapack and Gladstone, NJ Jan 01, 2016 $84,000

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Top Skills for A Software Quality Assurance


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Top Software Quality Assurance Skills

  1. Test Plans
  2. Manual Test Cases
  3. Software QA
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Lead various Business Users in defining User Acceptance & User Experience Test Cases and Test Plans.
  • Created and executed manual test cases using Quality Center and reviewed test cases developed by other testers.
  • Participate in department quality improvement initiatives and actively apply software QA methodology standards.
  • Created various applications using Sql Server, Access and Excel for corporate applications, analysis and tracking needs.
  • Performed Functional, System Integration, GUI, Data Base and Regression testing for various Web applications.

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