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Manual QA Engineer

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Manual QA Engineer FOR HIRE




Virtual Advantage, LLC develops software and service solutions to simplify investigation management for enterprise-level organizations. Our core product Scout is a cloud-hosted web application designed to support corporate investigations teams by equipping them with workflow, data, and business intelligence management systems

What will you work on?

  • Review functional specifications, business requirements, and use cases and translate these requirements into test cases.
  • Ability to write test plans from development documentation, seeking information from developers when documentation is vague.
  • Understanding of QA processes and methodologies, and the ability to adapt or identify when a new approach is required.
  • Design, execute and document test cases for Windows-based and web-based applications, across multiple computer environments through manual and automated procedures.
  • Identify, reproduce, and document software defects, and follow up using a defect tracking system.
  • Work with software developers and test leads to clarify product specifications and defect reproduction.
  • Provide feedback for software improvements.

What skills and experience are we looking for?

  • You have a bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in manual software testing.
  • You are skilled in bridging the communication gap between teams, contributors, and leadership within a larger organizational ecosystem.
  • You are a creative and proactive problem solver and feel comfortable proposing multiple solutions to a variety of issues in a real-world environment.
  • You are highly organized and are known for driving projects from start to finish.
  • You break down complex problems into concrete deliverables.
  • You bring order to a system characterized by disorder.
  • You are self-motivated and have experience maintaining your workflow independently.
  • You are enthusiastic about the details of how different parts of a complex software system fit together and becoming an expert in those details.
  • You persevere through challenging obstacles to meet your goals.

Are there any other requirements?

  • Be able to pick up new technology and concepts quickly.
  • Be passionate about quality and technology.
  • Have a knack at finding edge cases, bugs, flaws, gaps etc. in systems, programs, and processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization.
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines.
  • Knowledge in Test Automation tools.
  • At least 2 years of experience in QA.


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