Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Tobii Dynavox, part of the Tobii group, is the world leader in eye tracking and speech generating devices - products that help individuals with speech and motor impairments live a richer and more independent life. Headquartered in Stockholm Tobii covers a global market with offices in USA, Germany, Norway, Japan and China. If you want to work with meaningful products and solve interesting problems, we might be the right company for you!
Take a look at this video that shows how we impact lives and give people with disabilities the power and ability to express who they are: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zh2UMK8xf0
Our Pittsburgh office is located in the South Side. We offer our full-time employees a generous benefits package including health/dental/vision, 401K with company match, paid vacations, 10 paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, free parking, relaxed work environment, free on-site gym, free bike rentals, and various company events.
The Senior Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for performing manual testing of new products developed by the R&D Web Development team to ensure compliance with quality standards and customer needs. Software testing is conducted in a cross-platform environment on various operating systems, browsers, and mobile devices, including our Tobii Dynavox speech-generating devices.
- Test complex mobile applications and web-based system in a cross platform and browser environment
- Create test plans and test cases based upon project needs
- Execute and maintain test plans and test cases to ensure products meet quality standards
- Document, track, and validate defects in bug tracking software
- Track deficiencies and re-test products after quality fix has been applied
- Analyze testing results and other data to ensure continuous improvement in quality and efficiency
- Collaborate with project team and other staff by utilizing technical skills and creativity to ensure that products function properly and meet the needs of clients
- Participate in program, design, and document reviews
- Estimate testing efforts for new functionality and bugs
- Foster collaboration between different teams for successful releases
- Mentor members of the team in software development, testing methods, and analysis
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
- BA/BS degree in computer science, QA or engineering equivalent -- OR -- 3+ yrs experience in SDLC process with a focus on test planning, test execution and defect management
- Minimum 5 years’ experience in Software QA/Test role
- Testing of mobile apps on iOS, Android, and Windows platforms
- Extensive manual testing experience including, but not limited to black box, regression, exploratory, functionality, and usability testing
- Thorough understanding of Software QA methodology, techniques, tools, and the Software Development Life Cycle
- Ability to self-direct day-to-day activities
- Methodical approach to problem solving
CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:
- ISTQB certification or another comparable QA/Test Engineering certification is a plus
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
COMPUTER OR TECHNICAL SKILLS:
- Extensive experience documenting, searching and validating issues in bug tracking software
- Mac OS X versions and Microsoft OS Windows 10, 8, and 7, and Microsoft Office Suite
- Experience with Jira, TestRail and Agile software development methodology is a plus
- Experience with automated testing tools, particularly in relation to mobile applications and performance/load testing is a plus, as is an understanding of how these tools work within a QA environment
- Experience with load and performance testing experience is a plus
OTHER SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS:
- Excellent Analytical skills and attention to detail
- Ability to work collaboratively with project team and other members of organization, or independently on project tasks
Working at Tobii Dynavox:
Working at Tobii is like being in the heart of innovation. Here you get to work on cool creative projects, together with passionate colleagues from all around the world.
Our technology brings a voice to people with speech impairments, it helps us understand human behavior and it is revolutionizing the way we interact with technology.
Life is short so we choose to spend it building high tech products that matters!
If you want to build a company rather than just work for one. If you take pride in honest, hard work and want to perform freely in an open environment where you can be yourself, you will feel right at home.