Randstad Quality Engineer in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Quality Engineer

job details:

  • location:Bloomfield, CT

  • salary:$83 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, January 2, 2019

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:662897

job description

Quality Engineer

job summary:

People want to be treated like individuals. That's why we embrace and encourage peoples' uniqueness, helping to give them the strength and confidence to show the world who they really are. The coverage, expertise and services we provide are at the very core of how we help people achieve their full potential - and ultimately, improve their health, well-being and sense of security.

Before we can accomplish any of that, we have to have the right people in place. People like you. We are looking for Quality Engineer who is responsible for supporting the development and execution of comprehensive automation test suites at all levels of solution delivery.

We are looking for an individual that has technical mindset and has the ability to learn new technology and how it will impact the industry. Someone who can implement and maintain automation frameworks, continued evaluation of test cases for inclusion in regression, automation for newly integrated features, and development of toolsets to augment QA and Development testing. You will work closely with Software Developers, DevOps engineers and other quality engineers in scrum teams to deliver the highest quality products in a timely and cost-effective manner.

location: Bloomfield, Connecticut

job type: Contract

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


Specific duties and responsibilities include creating, maintaining and executing automated test bed against our hardware and software platforms, estimating test efforts, analyzing and communicating test results, defect tracking and participating in day to day testing activities in order to mentor other team members. You will also add to our company's performance and scalability testing efforts. This can also include the writing of specialized testing tools for use in testing our software platform



  • Drive automation pyramid and integrate with CI/CD tools for continuous validation.

  • Understands when to automate and when not to.

  • Drive the mentality of quality being owned by the entire team.

  • Can identify code smells and work with scrum team to address quality issues in product code.

  • Passion for finding bottlenecks and thresholds in existing code through the use of automation tools.

  • Passion for continuing education and improving code quality.


  • Extensive experience on test script development and automation on multiple platforms.

  • Good understanding and usage of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery

  • Demonstrated experience scaling and expanding existing automation frameworks built for Web Applications, Middleware and Backend, Desktop and/or Mainframe applications such as Selenium Cucumber, TestNG, JUnit, Rest Assured, JBehave or similar

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills to perform root cause analysis of complex issues

  • Ability to quickly grasp new technologies and tools.

  • Demonstrated experience in creating virtual services for emulation using anyone of the tools like DevTest, ServiceVPro, Parasoft or equivalent.

  • Demonstrated experience in tools such as FitNesse, Selenium WebDriver, HP UFT, Gitlab, DevTest, ReadyAPI, Jenkins, Gatling, TestComplete or similar open source tools

  • Demonstrated experience in database technologies such as MSSQL, Oracle, MongoDB or similar.

  • Building testing environments on demand through cloud technologies

  • 5+ years of experience in at least one scripting language like Python, Groovy, perl, Javascript

  • 5+ years of experience in at least one programming language like Java EE, .NET, Ruby

  • Experience in at least one of the Test case management and Defect Tracking using tools like JIRA, Rally, Quality Center, MS Excel.

  • Working knowledge of Unix/Linux environments

  • Good understanding of development and testing techniques

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

skills: Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of OS and Database engine internals are a plus.

  • Knowledge of Mainframe applications is a plus

  • Knowledge of Agile methodology is a plus

  • Expertise with DevOps and Test Automation

  • Innate ability to leverage data to drive decisions

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Master's Degree in Engineering or Computer Science.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.