Project Software Quality Engineer PHT
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Position Summary:
The Project Software Quality Engineer performs the role of SQE on a team of quality engineers responsible for validating mobile device-based software applications specifically developed for PHT?s clients. This individual will take ownership of projects, review requirements for clarity, plan the testing approach, and design test cases.
Write validation plans, traceability matrices, test scripts and validation reports in accordance with application development efforts and pertinent SOPs and Work Instructions.
Assign and coordinate tasks to an offshore team of SQEs and monitor their efficiency.
Collaborate with software engineers to understand the changes in a new build and identify the appropriate set of functional and regression tests needed to verify new features work as designed and do not cause any undesirable behavior.
Provide software quality feedback to the project team, including the project manager and software engineers.
Recommend quality improvements or changes to development processes, procedures, and systems and software products to correct known or potential deficiencies.
Provide accurate and timely input into the time reporting system.
Attend project meetings and manage SQE effort for multiple assigned projects running simultaneously.
Participate in requirements and design specification reviews.
Conduct integration, functional and stress tests for database, web-based and handheld applications and hardware.
Achieve certification as an Internal PHT Auditor.
Education Minimum: BS, BA, or equivalent
Required Skills and Experience:
Minimum of 3 years of software quality assurance experience including creating test plans, performing ad hoc and scripted testing and maintaining detailed documentation.
Experience finding, reproducing, logging and verifying software defects.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Experience working on projects for demanding clients and a commitment to meet tight timelines while helping the team produce high quality software.
Ability to carefully examine requirements specifications to anticipate quality issues and provide timely feedback when specifications are incomplete or inaccurate.
Ability to learn quickly, work in a team environment, and demonstrate a quality attitude.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Highly Desirable Skills or Experience:
Experience testing handheld devices with hardware and software components.
Experience testing web-based software applications.
Experience testing software for clinical trials or the pharmaceutical industry.
Software testing experience in a regulated environment (ISO 9001, FDA 21 CFR Part 11).
Working knowledge of software tools such as a Visual SourceSafe and Rational ClearQuest.
Experience with Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Experience with applications that use a relational database back-end such as Microsoft SQL.
Self-starter with the ability to work with little or no direct supervision, as well as the necessary communication skills to interface directly with the development staff and communicate effectively about project issues.
Experience providing and seeking peer reviews of test plans to improve quality.
||Boston, MA |
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