Software Engineer, QA Mindspark
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Mindspark is a leading digital consumer products company that builds, markets and delivers fun and useful ?digital snacks? -- popular interactive products that cater to a range of interests. Mindspark?s groundbreaking products are viewed by millions of users daily, and include games, virtual worlds, and a broad range of online experiences. Whatever new digital snacks our users are craving, you?ll join an incredible team that innovates and consistently delivers interactive bytes of goodness to round out our consumers? daily digital diets.
As an IAC company, Mindspark is part of a family including many of the most successful media and Internet brands in the world, including Match.com, Vimeo and about.com. Recently ranked fourth in Fortune magazine?s world's most admired companies list in the Internet Services & Retailing sector, we provide incredible career opportunities for our team in a supportive, collaborative and fun work environment.
The QA tester, within Mindspark QA Technology Group, will conduct testing for to ensure the application is developed according to business requirements and system specification. The tester will ensure system integrity and quality by analyzing requirements, actively participating in all defect prevention and detection activities, developing test strategies and executing tests.
Accurately estimate QA work on the project throughout all phases
Provide acceptance and commitment of work based on realistic resource capacity plan
Provide project/product manager what they need when requested
Collaboratively work with project manager and team members to meet requirements, quality, and schedule
Proactively identify and communicate risks/issues to project/product manager
Validate test scripts contain required info to test and include traceability back to BRD, HLD, and Functional Specs (if present)
Define detailed tasks, durations, and predecessors for QA test deliverables
Drive and validate QA environment is installed correctly and on-time
Peer review of code in Dev environment from the functional point of view, prior to the installation of the integrated build
Manual Testing of all releases
Maintenance of the manual regression test suite
Usability testing and feedback to Marketing
Assistance with off-shore testing coordination (if needed)
Assistance with documentation for development team (creation and maintenance of documents by release)
Proactively manage defect resolution for QA opened defects through implementation
Previous experience as a Manual QA tester, minimum 4 years.
Understanding of Automated Testing Tools
Possess a firm understanding of Software Development Methodology
Ability to multitask
Graduate of an accredited program. Equivalent to completion of four years college-level coursework in computer science or information technology
Minimum five years of general IT experience
A commitment and drive for excellence and continual improvement and a strong sense of adventure, excitement and enthusiasm
Strong decision making and sound judgment capabilities
Excellent communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills
Solid technical understanding
Ability to deal with the stress of competing priorities
DID WE MENTION BREAKFAST IS ON US?EVERY DAY?
?Or how about the fact that we provide unlimited amounts of free soda, healthy snacks, bottled water and coffee to keep you going throughout the day? We also offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K, transit check vouchers, and tuition reimbursement, among many other cool perks. Add to that summer outings, team gatherings, softball/kickball/soccer teams, Nerf-gun battles, Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixin?s, cake on your birthday, and you?ve got yourself a pretty great deal.
This position is based at the Mindspark headquarters in White Plains, NY - a 5-minute walk from the Metro North White Plains station.
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED