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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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Project Manager III

Job Reference: 17-04425 Type: Contract

Duration: 6+ Months (Possibility of extension)
Location: Tempe, AZ
 
Job Description:

  • Manages overall coordination, status reporting and stability of project oriented work efforts. Assists in establishing and implementing project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations. Sets key project milestones and tracks execution against them to delivery against plan. Partners with senior management of the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing process reengineering and technology to achieve the goals of the enterprise.
  • Expert knowledge of project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and organizational change management techniques. Expert knowledge of plan development and execution, scope planning, schedule management, cost estimating and control, quality planning assurance, organizational planning, project communications, risk identification/ response control and management.
  • Expert knowledge of the business solution development process, including requirements gathering, analysis and design, development of tools, technology and supplemental materials, quality assurance, and deployment management.
  • Working knowledge of audit and regulatory practices; ensures that projects under their responsibility are fully compliant with corporate standards. Able to understand business needs and applications and apply these for competitive advantage.
 
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Power Systems Test Engineer - Aquila UAV

Job Reference: 17-04209 Type: Contract


Duties:
·         Test Aquila Unmanned Aerial Vehicle power systems equipment, including energy storage (batteries), motors, solar panels, and power control systems. Write test procedures; set up and execute tests; process data; and write reports. Ensure test lab procedures are followed, and maintain structured, organized documentation. These tasks will be conducted both independently and in collaboration with design engineers.
·         Stand up Power Systems Lab including electrical equipment, lab furniture, and safety equipment. Document working procedures as needed.
·         Maintain Power Systems Lab, including maintaining supplies and inventory, ensuring safety procedures are properly followed, and working with Facilities team
·         Solve equipment issues (software, mechanical, electrical).
·         Write and maintain test scripts
·         Collaborate with internal teams and external suppliers in the development, integration and testing of power system components and systems for internet-providing UAV.
 
Skills:
·         Candidates should be able to show examples of the following in their resume:
·         Must have 5+ years testing power components, subsystems, and systems >1 kW (especially batteries, motors, solar panels, and/or power control systems).
·         Experience with the safe testing and use of high-voltage electrical equipment.
·         Detail-oriented, with effective approach to problem solving technical issues Experience with statistical tools preferred
·         Lab software including automation and data processing tools (LabVIEW, MATLAB, Python, etc.)
·         Experience with setting up a lab (both equipment and procedures), ideally in a fast-paced or startup environment
·         Clear communication style, both verbal and written
·         Candidates local to the Bay Area only please
 
Education: Bachelor's or Master's degree in electrical or computer engineering

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Quality Assurance Analyst Senior

Job Reference: 17-04193 Type: Contract

Job Description: Work closely with QA Functional tester to run batch and load/update data to backend database.
• Designs and develops test plans and test strategy to support all QA testing activities with special emphasis on Informatica and batch
• Develops and executes test cases based on System Design documents, ORMs and other available documentation.
• Documents test results and develops metrics based on the various test phases for a project
• Prepares test summary results and notes for a release
• Provides guidance and quality assurance to all batch testing activities for all phases of testing
• Provides estimates for various phases of testing for each project
• Provides cross training of application/technical knowledge to other individuals within the QA and business organizations
• Queries the backend to troubleshoot any data related issues
• • Analyzes technical specifications
• Formulates test data strategies
• Creates test data for comprehensive test coverage
• Creates and tracks defects to resolution
• Reviews the data models, maps and documents to ensure that the design solution meets the requirements
• Participates in SWAT meetings to troubleshoot any defects arising out of testing, provides technical expertise in the area to get the issues resolved.
• Assures Batch quality in different environments
• Works closely with Development, QA and Business groups to understand their testing needs for various phases of testing (Unit, functional, Integration, UAT, regression, performance, etc.)

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SIEM Engineer

Job Reference: 17-04161 Type: Contract

Job Title: SIEM Engineer
Location: Ashburn, VA
Duration: 4+ Months on W2

Job Details:
•    Would like to open this position to include folks with experience with Arcsight, Splunk, Logrhythm, Nitro, RSA Security Analytics, Alienvault or any other SIEM platform. Please note they need to have extensive experience *tuning* use cases (coorelation rules or alerts) and not just monitoring or using these platforms. Qradar isn't a hard requirement anymore so long as candidate has extensive experience tuning *any* SIEM platform. 
•    Qradar SIEM Engineer (SSE) reviews the customers platform configuration and provide recommendations, as appropriate; validates the initial set of log sources required to achieve steady state; begin Use Case development; and confirm and review customers intelligence feeds. 
•    During steady state, the SIEM Engineer will focus on tuning existing Use Cases and developing additional Use Cases. 

Required Experience, Education, and Skills: 
•    Hands-on experience with Qradar SIEM use case creation and tuning 
•    Must have experience in a security monitoring/incident handling position 
•    Clear and concise written and oral English, including the ability to create technical and procedural documentation 
•    Strong communication skills and ability to engage with customers to understand their requirements 
•    Capability to effectively multi-task, prioritize work, and handle competing interests 
•    Proactive in following up on customer issues TCP/IP networking skills to perform packet and log analysis 
•    Experience with multiple attack vectors such as Malware, Trojans, Exploit Kits, Ransomware and Phishing techniques 
•    Unix/Linux command line experience 

Preferred Skills:
•    Linux, Perl, Python scripting 
•    SANS or other Security industry certifications such as GIAC, GSEC, GCIA, GCIH, GREM, GPEN or OSCP 
•    College Degree preferred May also perform QA functions to ensure quality ticketing practices across the team

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Systems Analyst II

Job Reference: 17-04149 Type: Contract

Job Title                            : Systems Analyst II
Contract Duration            : 06 month to begin with
Location                            : Austin, TX
                                                                                     
Job Description:
Production System Analyst
The Global Billing & Payments (GB&P) Production System Analyst will be responsible for managing and monitoring production activities on its Billing and Payments Platform. This is a large scale, full-cycle system support.
The candidate will be joining a global, fast-paced environment, where cross-functional teamwork, high standards, and precise execution will be critical to their success. He/She will interact with a variety of teams such as Product Management, Product Development, Quality Assurance, Billing Operations, Optimization, and others, and will serve as the functional and operational subject matter expert in the area of billing, payments, collections and financial postings. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, process-oriented, persistent, persuasive, willing to learn new systems/technologies and have both product development and production support background, in addition to strong written and verbal communication skills.
Responsibilities
•        Manage invoice and payment processing activities within given SLA’s, ensuring stability and continuity of operations and adherence to all Sarbanes Oxley IT controls;
•        Establish and manage daily, weekly, and monthly production workflows for the Billing & Payments system and deliver goals and objectives;
•        Work daily with Production Supervisors and Managers for optimal efficiency, meeting the needs of internal and external customers;
•        Communicate effectively with Operations and Management when schedule adjustments and delays occur;
•        Perform impact analysis on capacity and schedules relating to changing volumes and new projects in order to support efficient and timely delivery of all business needs;
•        Perform first-level troubleshooting & coordinate resolution of production issues;
•        Provide recommendations and guidance for performance tuning and optimization of our supporting systems;
•        Perform or participate in periodic reviews, audits and updates to the hosting standards, process controls and technologies;
•        Create and maintain documentation related to the production environment for new projects and ongoing issues;
•        Support new product rollouts by providing appropriate time window & smoke testing;
•        Support and execute month-end close activities; and be involved in other ad hoc projects.
·         Our Client Values & Team Culture
·         We are Courageous
•        Be Bold, Confident, Nimble, Not Afraid to Take Risks
·         We are Driven.
•        Relentless Focus on Customers, We Play to Win. Deliver on Time
·         We are Inventive
•        Creative, Innovative, Obsessed with finding a better way
·         We are Our Brand
•        We Buy, Sell & Give on Client with passion for our Brand
·         We are Richly Diverse
•        We value inclusion & diversity of Thought, Ideas, Talent & People
·         Skills/ Requirements:
•        Strong analytical skills, results-oriented and effectiveness in problem solving;
•        Excellent English communication skills;
•        Ability to author technical specifications, presentations, and other documentation;
•        Good background and understanding of the UNIX operating system, as well as strong knowledge of Oracle, PL/SQL, Shell/Perl scripting;
•        Functional experience with Kenan/Comverse Billing System or similar enterprise solutions is a plus;
•        Experience on workflow scheduling as well as knowledge in SAP FICA/FICO is a plus.
•        Normally, you will work a standard 40-hour week. This role requires weekend & off-hour support of production activities based on an on-call schedule.
•        Fluency in English is required.
•        BS +5 yrs or MS +3 yrs
 
5 years of experience as a Systems Analyst with a billing system

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Revenue Management Business Analyst

Job Reference: 17-04148 Type: Contract

Location: Miramar FL
Duration: 06 months Contract +
 
Scope of work:
Demonstrate solid experience with system implementation in a Business Analyst & Testing role. Partner with both business and technical teams to assist during integration, regression and acceptance testing activities for the New ECC project. Develop and execute test plans, test design specs and test cases to match business requirements and thoroughly test software to ensure proper operation. Assist Business partners in resolving IT issues and facilitate working through issues with other IT teams.
 
Required skills/competencies:
4-8 years of Business Analysis (BA) experience (capturing requirements from business stakeholders, translating requirements into functional specifications, managing traceability matrices, serving as liason between business and development team, etc.). 4-8 years of testing experience (integration, regression, acceptance). Ability to multi-task with limited supervision in a fast-paced project environment. Solid skills in written and verbal communication such as status reports, progress reports and documentation to IT and business partners. Experience in performing data validation via SQL queries. Experience in the use of quality software, such as HP Quality Center, to document and track resolution of system bugs and enhancements. Experience with Agile software development methodology.
 
Preferred Skills:
Cruise industry experience a plus.
 
Preferred Education:
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, or related discipline.

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SDET Billing

Job Reference: 17-04070 Type: Contract

The selected SDET candidate will be fully responsible for quality assurance of billing applications built on Java EE and Ab Initio ETL technologies. Candidate must be flexible and willing to switch tasks based on team’s needs.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Requirement analysis to understand scope and requirements of project to create test plan and test data. Create scenarios and scripts, and manage test artifacts/deliverables.
• Code data extraction scripts and data comparison scripts
• Design and develop automation scripts for regression testing
• Perform quality assurance testing inclusive of unit, systems, integration and regression testing
• Data analysis and comparisons to identify anomalies and research the cause
• Develop test plans, schedules, metrics, data needs and scenarios for end to end integration testing including areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, or usability
• Manage QA environments and perform application deployment and troubleshooting.
• Work with project managers to provide inputs into schedule planning and providing status updates.
• Log software defects in the client standard defect tracking tool (JIRA) and work with development team on defect resolution
• Participate in design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems
• Participate in code reviews with team members.
• Provide support to User Acceptance Testing in terms of data set up and support activities. Perform walkthrough of QA test results with finance business partners
• Developing new tools and processes to ensure quality goals are met
• Work collaboratively with other QA teams for integration testing activities

Skills
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or relevant field required
• 8-10 years of testing experience with at least 5 years of experience in leading the QA activities of complex web applications integrated with backend database(Db2) & Batch process. At least 8 years hands on (development and test) experience on Ab Initio ETL Tools
• Strong understanding of QA Concepts & methodologies and experience in supporting UAT.
• Experience with data analysis, comparison and validation as part of QA
• Strong knowledge of database query tools and able to write and run complex queries in DB2 database for data validation
• Knowledge of UNIX and shell scripts
• Knowledge of test management tools such as JIRA etc
• Background in Financial Applications (preferred);
• Strong interpersonal, facilitation, and leadership skills along with effective communication (both written and verbal) skills and the ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise way.
• Candidate must be able to proficiently multi-task and be able to work independently or in a team environment.
• In-depth knowledge of software development life cycle 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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ACX QA Engineer (506690)

Job Reference: 17-04050 Type: Contract

6 Months contract

Description:
ACX Audiobook Quality Assurance Associate tasks
Review submitted audiobooks to ensure adherence to requirements
Communicate with internal teams to push titles further along towards retail
Communicate with and advise providers who’s submitted titles do not meet our requirements
Communicate with and advise providers who submit samples for our review. Provide recommendations for achieving better quality productions.
Respond to ACX Producers and Rights Holders with audiobook production-related questions
Process and track audio revision requests
Update internal tracking documents
Provide metrics to internal teams
Contribute to content that supports our producer educational efforts

Basic Qualifications
Three to five years’ experience working within a media production environment
At least two years of experience in project-flow management is a plus
Expertise on PC computers
Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Familiarity with networked systems
Strong organizational, interpersonal and communications skills
Ability to manage multiple projects at once
Ability to handle rapidly changing scheduling on a daily basis
Experience summarizing data for business executives
Experience in voiceover recording, editing, or producing audiobooks a major plus
Passion, energy, and creativity

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree preferred
Audiobook production experience strongly preferred
Advanced Excel/VBA
Software development experience
Experience teaching VO production techniques and/or explaining the complexities of audio production to the uninformed

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Operational Data Steward

Job Reference: 17-03986 Type: Contract

Position:   Operational Data Steward
Location:  Plainsboro, NJ
Duration:  6 months contract

Job Role:
•  Data Steward for Healthcare Customers (including Professionals and Organizations) which includes, but is not limited to:
•  Consolidation of duplicate records
•  Ensuring all required identifiers are listed on the consolidated records
•  Investigating potential affiliations between both HCP and HCO
•  Addressing field force data change requests
•  Assist Data Management functions within the team
•  Organize and analyze multiple data sources
•  Data Quality Assurance
•  Conduct UAT (User Acceptance Testing) for various system releases
•  Provide ad-hoc assistance to various team members
•  Proficient written and verbal communication skills
•  Strong Attention to detail
 
Minimum Requirements:
•  Minimum of 2 years of coursework towards a degree in Business Administration, or other applicable Business areas
•  Proficient computer skills using
•  Microsoft Excel - ability to create and edit pivot tables, experience in using ‘vlookup’ and ‘if’ statements.
•  Must be able to work independently and have excellent communication and writing skills.
•  Organized and Detail Oriented
•  Ability to multi-task, and transition between assignments quickly
•  Experience in Customer Master and Data Analysis a plus, preferably in Pharmaceutical / Health Industry Professional and Organization customer data (IMS Health HCPS / HCOS data).

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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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Systems Analyst II

Job Reference: 17-03781 Type: Contract

Duration: 6 Months
Location: Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Description of Role:

  • Works with development, operations, innovation, new business and customer experience teams to define necessary requirements for new initiatives/products.
  • Translates customer requirements into detailed technical requirements and user stories for new or existing products.
  • Quickly gathers and digests domain knowledge about existing systems, capabilities, and limitations.
  • Develops full set of technical requirements for a product which interfaces with existing support systems (including billing, provisioning, authentication/ authorization, etc).
  • Works with development and other technology teams to refine specifications for technical designs and non functional requirements.
 Responsibilities:
  • Provides complex analysis on medium projects.
  • Participates on x-functional teams to assess functional requirements.
  • Translation of requirements into technical user stories.
  • Creation of all artifacts needed including but not limited to technical requirements document and data flow diagrams.
  • Work closely with development and UX to gather knowledge for acceptance criteria. Provide project overview to operational and QA team.
 Required Skills:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to create and deliver presentations.
  • Experience in creating technical documentation to be utilized by programming staff, QA and Operational staff including creation of use cases and technically-focused specifications, data flow diagrams, etc.
Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or a related field and 5-8 years of related experience is 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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