Kforce Quality Test Engineer III in Evanston, Illinois

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Quality Test Engineer III in Evanston, Illinois (IL). Summary:Our client has a very dynamic QA team with some of the best talent working with us. They are always looking to learn and are continuously spending time to improve current processes to work more efficiently. They are looking to bring someone who is very passionate about technology and QA. Our client is looking for candidates that are keen on learning and sharing their findings with their team to encourage a very collaborative environment.This is a position in Quality Assurance responsible for developing and executing performance and automation tests. This position plans and executes effective and efficient performance and automation testing to accomplish on-time and efficient delivery of high-quality software products and / or data. Essential Functions:

  • Develop and execute automated and performance testing for assigned projects to successfully and consistently enable delivery of high-quality software products and services on time, on budget, and to specification

  • Interact with Product Management, Project Management, Engineering, and Operations teams to plan testing for delivery of products and enhancements and to assure products meet product requirements and quality standards

  • Maintain flexibility to react quickly to changes in priorities or circumstances to meet the needs of the business

  • Work with QA / Testing Staff, Project Managers, Technical Leads, and Subject Matter Experts to plan and execute automated and performance tests

  • Report issues and results, researching and identifying root causes as appropriate, documenting accordingly

  • Ensure that testing addresses requirements as agreed with other Stakeholders

  • BS Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent experience required

  • 3 years of QA Test Engineering experience

  • Experience (US only) and Education

  • Skillset must have - Testing, Java, Selenium WebDriver and Web Services

  • Technical Skills

  • Strong understanding of QA methodologies

  • Strong knowledge of process improvement

  • Strong knowledge of the software development process

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Solid QA testing skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Proven ability to develop and execute automated and performance testing

  • Basic understanding of working within budgets

  • Understanding of industry trends

  • Ability to identify and implement continuous improvement practices

  • Strong research skills (tools / root cause analysis)

  • Good oral and written communication

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours