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QA Engineer in Richmond, VA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

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QA Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a QA Engineer for an opportunity in Richmond, VA. The QA Engineer will perform all tasks appropriate to role, including technical analysis, creation of manual test scripts, maintenance of test suite, system and regression testing, and providing mitigation strategy and guidance as required. He or she will be responsible for the security, quality, and coverage of developed test scripts.


  • Apply and acquire business and product knowledge in the performance of assigned efforts
  • Provide direct input into the on-going improvement of standards and processes
  • Incorporate innovative ideas and approaches to test development and product quality
  • Maintain automation regression suite and coordinate with appropriate team if any issues
  • Identify the test scenarios to be automated and good understanding of common test automation patterns
  • Create and execute automated tests
  • Create and execute test scenarios based on business requirements or user stories, architectural requirements
  • Provide testing effort estimation at project level.
  • Design Test Strategy.
  • Participate in QA/Development professional group
  • Provide ideas to optimize the existing automation code (test coverage & efficiency)
  • Interpret and communicate automation test results
  • Participate in peer code reviews
  • Manage test cases, defects, test runs within test tracking tools (MTM, ALM, RQM) and generate project level reporting
  • Prioritize and execute tasks
  • Update and maintain product documentation
  • Escalate issues and impediments in a timely manner
  • Maintain test metrics


  • 3+ years of QA Testing or other related professional IT experience
  • Quality assurance principles
  • Branching, merging and version control
  • Leadership abilities within a project
  • Creating and executing manual and automated tests
  • Working knowledge of databases (Oracle or MS SQL Server) and related SQL tools
  • Fluent in SQL for data validation
  • UAT coordination
  • Object oriented programming
  • Performance testing is a plus
  • Mobile application testing is a plus
  • Web APIs testing is a plus
  • Agile methodology
  • Software configuration management skills desired
  • Continuous integration and deployment knowledge is a plus
  • Communicate effectively with Business Stakeholders
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent listening and feedback skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and consensus-building skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Team-oriented and collaborative working environments

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit


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