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The boom in quality assurance jobs can be attributed to the rising standards in product delivery. If you’re looking for the best jobs in quality assurance, you can benefit from our services. With us, you can find the right job and establish great quality assurance careers.

Who is a quality assurance engineer?

A quality assurance engineer analyzes and inspects products to ensure that they meet customer specifications. He/she is also responsible for inventing new methods of testing products. A quality assurance engineer also makes improvements in existing methods of sampling, testing, or inspecting products. The quality assurance department of a company makes sure that it increases productivity by identifying the causes of defective products. A quality assurance engineer has to continuously evaluate the methods used to monitor the quality of products. View and apply from a range of Quality Assurance (QA) jobs present in this section.

What are the certifications required to become a quality assurance engineer?

Getting certified as a quality assurance engineer will definitely give an edge to the candidate’s profile. The American Society of Quality offers a certification in quality assurance engineering. In order to get the certification, the candidate needs to pass an exam and should also possess a prior experience of 8 years in this field. The candidates can get a waiver for the number of experience years required by getting a diploma, associate’s degree, master’s degree, or doctorate. The Certified Associate in Software Quality is a certification offered by QAI Global Institute. A college degree or at least 3 years of experience is necessary to be eligible for this certification and to get you the job of a quality assurance engineer.

What are the technical skill sets and qualifications required to become a quality assurance engineer?

Employers usually look for candidates with a bachelor’s degree in quality engineering or quality control. A candidate can also have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or information systems technology. A master’s degree program which gives knowledge of quality control standards like Total Quality Management (TQM), Statistical Quality Control (SQM), ISO 9000, and Six Sigma will definitely be beneficial in securing a job as a quality assurance engineer.

Programming Languages and Technologies:
A candidate who will be working for an IT company should have a good understanding of different computer operating systems and programming languages.

Experience:
A candidate can start as a quality assurance inspector and go onto become a quality assurance engineer.

What is the scope of a quality assurance engineer?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities for inspectors, sorters, testers, weighers, and samplers are expected to increase by 5.5 percent between 2012 and 2022. Since most companies have started using automated inspection equipment’s, the employment of quality control engineers has seen a slower-than-average growth.

What are the career opportunities for quality assurance engineers?

According to CBSalary.com, the national average salary of a quality assurance engineer was estimated to be $80,445 in the year 2010. Professionals in this field can expect employment growth as companies rely on internet and computer technologies to run their businesses. Candidates can be promoted to the post of senior quality assurance testers after gaining experience as a quality assurance engineer. A senior quality assurance tester is responsible for supervising junior team members, project management, and preparing reports on the progress of the team. According to PayScale.com, these professionals get an average annual salary in the range of $71,453 to $97,194.
Quality assurance engineers can also go on to become computer hardware engineers. In order to get employed in this sector, a candidate will need a bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering. These courses must be approved by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. According to the U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics, a computer hardware engineer is expected to earn a median annual salary of $100,920.
Quality assurance engineers can also work as computer programmers. A bachelor’s degree in a related field will be helpful in getting a job in this domain. This also opens the door for working in multinational IT companies. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary of a computer programmer is $74,280.

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Assistant, QA Validation Intern

Job Reference: 17-03492 Type: Contract

Aditi Consulting LLC. has an exciting opportunity for you to join a growing team with one of our direct client as an Assistant, QA Validation Intern! You will work with a dynamic team that supports and provides pharmaceutical services to the customers. This role is in an ever changing, energizing environment that provides you with the opportunity for learning new skills and continuing to grow your career.
 
Location: Madison, WI || Duration: 6 months’ contract
 
Job Role:
•             The Assistant, QA Validation Intern participates in the completion of milestones associated with specific projects and supports ongoing validation efforts and quality systems responsibilities in support of the manufacture, testing, and release of formulated drug substance.
•             This role contributes to the development of concepts and techniques specific to validation and risk management and completes tasks in a creative and effective way.
•             The Assistant, QA Validation Intern serves as the quality contact for quality projects and continuous improvement efforts regarding Validation and Quality Risk Management.
 
Minimum Requirements:
•             Current 3rd or 4th year undergraduate student in technical discipline (e.g. biology, biotechnology, engineering) or related life science program.
•             Ability to use Excel, Word, and other office systems.
•             Ability to understand and independently apply GMPs to everyday work with regard to documentation
•             Edits Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Batch Production Records (BPRs), and reports independently and accurately.
 
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Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page.

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Software Tester Class C - III - Bellevue, WA

Job Reference: 17-03352 Type: Contract

Description:
The Sr. Quality Analyst owns the task of assessing and validating the testing scope with a small test team determined by scope and scale. This person creates and maintains the test plan, and test suite of tests for Regression, E2E, UAT and BVT scenarios for web and mobile applications with focus on business flows on multiple projects.
Enterprise Core Competencies: Leadership, management skills with core competency software testing life cycle not limited to test plans, test case designing and defect tracking tools like JIRA, Rally, Quality Center and Agile Methodologies.
 
Responsibilities:
·         The Sr. Quality Analyst is responsible for overall quality of the given scope of the application and be part of the project from day one till release to production.
·         Responsible for gathering all the business requirements affecting the project and reviewing them for any gaps, testing feasibility and test data needs.
·         Acts as a POC for activities related to testing and works closely with business owners, business analysts and dev team.
·         Creates the test plan to cover all needed testing types with clear specification of in scope and out of scope items.
·         Coordinates with internal and external stakeholders to define entry and exit criteria.
·         Defines all deliverables per the T-Mobile Quality Management process and tracks against the milestones.
·         Participate in grooming / requirement analysis sessions and understand all requirements and acceptance criteria.
·         Create all testing scenarios from user stories and BRD’s.
·         Work with Data team to create test data needs.
·         Design user acceptance test cases to validate the application changes with customer focus.
·         Validate the application against UAT scripts.
·         Log defects and track them for resolution with in sprint team.
·         Identify and contribute test scenarios to regression test suite.
·         Participate in Black Box, Functional, and Regression, End to End testing for web application on desktop and mobile.
·         Validate mobile apps on various make and models based on business needs and provide recommendations for forced upgrades.
·         Communicate effectively the daily status – risks / issues / dependencies, track progress and manage issue workflow to resolution.
·         Provide test summary report upon completion of project release.
·         Escalate things to manager / senior manager which impacting the release / product launch.
·         A results-oriented, “can-do” attitude.
 
Required Qualifications:
·         7-12 years’ experience as a quality analyst / business analyst or similar role
·         2-3 years’ lead experience in leading teams.
·         Project Management experience is desired.
·         Experience in telecommunications industry preferred
·         Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work, multi-task across many assignments, and create deliverables with some direction.
·         Hands on experience developing regression and unit test plans, managing issues/defects, and test execution of web applications.
·         Experience with cross-browser system testing.
·         Experience with Agile methodologies.
·         Mobile browser and native apps experience is a plus.
·         Must have the desire for delivering excellence in product quality, and reliability.
·         Excellent problem solving, interpersonal communication, project and time management skills a must.
·         Must be extremely detail-oriented in concerning verbal and written documentation and communication.
·         Ability to work flexible hours, with occasionally on weekends.
·         Capability and willingness to support Sunday morning, night of deployment testing.
·         Identification and implementation of continuous improvement in process and standards for the entire team.
·         Experience of using JIRA / Quality Center / Rally / Confluence
·         Proficiency with MS Office Tools (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio)
 
Education
·         BS/BA in computer science, engineering or business related discipline
·         Equivalent work experience
 
Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page
 

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Administrative Assistant II

Job Reference: 17-03497 Type: Contract

Job Description:
The main purpose of this job is to provide high quality, efficient, administrative project support to the Global Research & Development Quality Assurance (R&D QA) and Pharmacovigilance (PV) Departments as required.

This position is contract position that will report directly to the Senior Director, R&D QA, with dotted line accountability for support to the Vice President, Pharmacovigilance.

Principal Accountabilities:
1. Departmental Project Task (Percent of Time Spent (75%):
  • Establishes and maintains complex departmental filing and archival systems (both paper and electronic documentation) according to applicable processes and system requirements
  • Manage and track departmental vendor contracts and invoices and may act as primary contact for departmental budget reporting
  • Maintenance of systems and databases used in or owned by R&D QA and Pharmacovigilance, as well as the assignment and tracking of departmental trainings, to include serving as department administrator for applicable Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Support regulatory authority inspection readiness projects as directed, including on-site logistical support during GCP, GMP and GVP inspections
  • Performs administrative project work that includes researching and gathering information from various sources, formatting, analyzing, and summarizing results.
  • Organizes and prepares technical departmental presentations and graphs in Miscrosoft Powerpoint.
  • May represent manager or department at client meetings and committees

2. Administrative Support (20%):
  • Organize domestic and international meetings, teleconference with multi-zone for respective Heads or manage their calendar
  • Organize domestic and international travel arrangements
  • Management of expense reports for R&D QA and Pharmacovigilance Leadership Teams
  • Set up new employee workstations (e.g. computers, logins, network access, etc.)
  • Provide assistance with meeting organization, including room bookings, catering requirements and other relevant resources
  • Formats and types confidential and non-routine correspondence and documents
  • Scanning/copying of documents
  • Maintaining department directories, calendars and organization charts
  • Management of stationery office equipment and supplies e.g. toner cartridges, coordination of new equipment, stationery order, etc.
  • Be proactive with issues that arise and impact on business activity and ensure that senior management is notified

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of three years' experience of progressively advanced administrative and general office experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and take on special, complex projects
  • Advanced computer literacy including advance Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio
  • Ability to organize Shared Drives
  • Ability to create Flow Chart presentations
  • Ability to coordindate international/cross country meetings/travel plans
  • Must be detail oriented, able to work independently, proactive, flexible, organized
Education:
  • High school diploma, completion of a secretarial training program, or equivalent preferred. Two years of college preferred

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QA Analyst

Job Reference: 17-03279 Type: Contract

Description:
 
Location: Miramar, FL || Duration: 12+ months contract to hire

Scope of work:
The QA Analyst provides the means and also the measures for testing all the aspects of a software solution, both functionally and technically, in order to meet the requirements and overall quality for the intended use of the solution. The Analyst is responsible for creating an end-to-end test plan; executing the plan and managing all activities in the plan to ensure that all the objectives are met and that the solution works as expected. The solution should be tested in terms of functionality, performance, reliability/ stability and compatibility with other legacy and / or external systems. This position employs testing and collaboration with technical peers to accomplish assignments. Familiarity with Agile and DevOps methodology is highly desirable.
Required skills/competencies:

  • Accountable for the execution of assigned tasks and tasks of others related to testing of existing computer systems and software applications.
  • Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.
  • Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts like the test data, data validation, harness scripts and automated scripts.
  • Performs the testing and certification process.
  • Schedule and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members.
  • Identify and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management.
  • Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
  • Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes.
  • Interprets, refines and applies methods and procedures in accordance with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Information Technology industry standards and best
  • practices as defined by Client.
  • Performs other duties as required. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.
  • Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.
 
Preferred Skills:
  • Working knowledge of Quality testing and business process analysis, concepts, practices and procedures in the Agile / DevOps environment. Ability to demonstrate a certain
  • degree of creativity combined with analysis, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Experience with JIRA and Zephyr testing tools.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with technical peers and business partners
  • Capable of working independently and as part of a team. May assist and guide junior staff as necessary
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Preferred Education:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 4- 8 years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • 1- 3 years of experience with Agile / DevOps
Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page.

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Software Engineer - II

Job Reference: 17-03172 Type: Contract

Overview:
As an End-to-End Software Validation Engineer and Software Automation Engineer in Client's Internet of Things Group, this individual will be responsible for the full cycle of validation and automation activities within an Agile/Scrum environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Functional test case development and documentation for a browser-based user interface which accesses a development platform and exposes a variety of developer tools.
- Security test case development, including confirming to all aspects of the security life-cycle (code reviews, threat validation, and validation reporting).
- Automation of the above test cases within an existing automation environment and improvements to the current automation environment.
- Validation reporting, defect reporting and first level triage, defect validation and regression test inclusion.
- Interfacing with software developers as part of the Agile Scrum team as well as software program management, build engineers, and software architects to report results and drive resolution of issues.

The ideal candidate has the following skillsets and characteristics:
- Software validation experience, including an understanding of validation strategies and approaches, how to write a clear bug report, and how to report results
- Software development or validation automation experience, including an understanding of existing frameworks (Robot Selenium desired). Experience creating automated unit tests as well as functional tests.
- Python and JavaScript development experience required.
- Continuous build/integration environment knowledge required. Team City experience highly desired.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Proven history of successfully influencing a product team required.

*** Minimum required 7-10 years of experience, 3-4 years SW Validation Experience required, 5-7 SW Development/Automation experience required. 

Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page 
 

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Business Systems Analyst I

Job Reference: 17-03115 Type: Contract

Primary Job Responsibilities
Searching for a bright, adaptable, and passionate taxonomist to join its backend metadata classification team to support a global initiative aimed at identifying global listing inventory.
The Classification specialist is in charge of running different types of research initiatives and projects centred around defining metadata that described items on our US platform listing flows.
Work in a global group focused on standardizing the language of multilingual metadata backend for key descriptors.
The Classification specialist will receive, prioritise and implement change requests to the classification structure.
Work with local business units to communicate changes and mitigate change management risk.

The role will involve elements of the following tasks:
•    Research specific categories/products to identify standard and non-standard way of defining products.
•    Liaising with global counterparts to collaborate on designs.
•    Defining and documenting standards and alignment across metadata of descriptor aspects globally.
•    Working with global counterparts to co-ordinate the implementation of designs and definitions.
•    Create and execute query searches on inventory data via direct database searches and via UI search tools.
•    Working with Classification Managers to maintain the category change roadmap.
•    Understand selling flows and how data collected there translates to frontend user experiences.
•    Identify, develop and implement routines for ongoing data quality assurance.
•    Localising metadata for the US and other English language markets.

Job Requirements
•    Minimum: Bachelor’s degree from a top tier University or equivalent experience. Open to all degree backgrounds, but strong numeracy skills necessary.
•    2-3 years’ business experience preferred – willing to consider graduates.
•    Multilingual a big plus, especially Spanish, Italian, French, German, Dutch, Polish and Flemish, with bonus points for fluency.
•    Experience with SQL or query based search a must. Must be able to write SQL (My-SQL or PL-SQL) queries.
•    Analytical, organised and highly detail oriented.
•    Display efficient, data-based decision making.
•    Proficiency in MS Office suite (specifically Excel).
•    Knowledge of cloud based work services such as G Suite and Office 365.
•    Strong customer focus.
•    Ability to localise into US English.

Can you describe the team culture in your department? 
•    Team is split different time zone but work very horizontally with each other. The need to work independent but also be a team player

What are the three must have skills you are looking for?
•    Proficiency in MS Office suite (specifically Excel).


What are the soft skills that you believe candidates must possess to be successful in this position?
•    Presentation skills, clear in communication both written and oral, Strong customer focus.

What is your interview process?
Phone Screen - than two test will be given excel and design test – in person

Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page 
 

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Quality Assurance Engineer 2

Job Reference: 17-03077 Type: Contract

Develops, publishes, and implements test plans. Writes and maintains test automation. Develops quality assurance standards. Defines and tracks quality assurance metrics such as defect densities and open defect counts. Needs to be a native JAWS user. Familiar with the UI framework hence be able to suggest workaround or suggestions to improve AT users. Good understanding of Section 508 guidelines. Requires a bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of experience with software development and testing UI applications. Must have a working knowledge of quality assurance methodologies.

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QA Test Analyst 5

Job Reference: 17-03071 Type: Contract

The Senior Quality Assurance Engineer will play a pivotal role in our Merchant & Acquiring Processing department. In this mission critical role, it's an opportunity to design and implement test solutions and taking it to the production with high quality completing all testing phases, following an agile methodology. The responsibilities also include active scrum team participation, creation and validation of tests using SSDLC in an Agile environment. It is an opportunity to learn, lead and work on technologies for all Merchant & Acquiring Processing applications.

Must have skills    
10 years of overall experience. 5-7 years of QA Engineer experience with web applications, web services, Java, JavaScript, J2EE, XML, unit-testing, shell scripting and "Cassandra/Solr/NoSQL" is a must. The Cassandra/Solr/NoSQL is about 1-2 years. Manager will be focusing on their UI/API background. Using test automation tools like Selenium. Experience with web application security testing, firebug/fiddler testing, and browser caching. Must have a Bachelor's Degree

Qualifications
- 10 Overall years of experience
- 5-7 years of strong technical competency and experience with web applications, web services, Java, JavaScript, J2EE, XML, unit-testing, shell-scripting and Cassandra/Solr/NoSQL is a must.
- Experience writing and executing detailed test cases, test plans and test design documents.
- Experience using data driven tests to validate API calls in large J2EE n-tier architectures.
- Experience using test automation tools like Junit and Selenium, multi-browser testing is a must.
- Experience in debugging and troubleshooting problems in Linux/Unix based application servers such as JBoss, Tomcat, WebSphere environments is preferred.
- Must have experience testing in an AGILE environment and should have exposure to testing environment migration, DB and infrastructure/system upgrades.
- Experience in web application Security testing, firebug / fiddler testing, browser caching.
- Continuous Integration, Code/Test coverage working in different methodologies is a plus.
- Must have proactive and strong communications to work well across teams.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field.

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Software Design Engineer in Test 2 (Engineering)

Job Reference: 17-03026 Type:
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Business Systems Analyst I

Job Reference: 17-03000 Type: