Aclara

QA Engineer

IN
Job ID
2016-1373
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering

Overview

Come work with us on the cutting edge of technology and be part of a dynamic and rapidly growing organization!

 

ACLARA understands that a quality team will help us lead the way. We provide an environment that supports professional growth and opportunity for advancement. We offer competitive benefits to such as medical, dental, vision, flex-spending, 401k, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holiday and PTO.

 

Company Description:


As the leader in smart grid technology and service, Aclara integrates modern communications, electronics and analytics for use by utilities to increase data gathering that enables more refined control, management and automation in efforts to improve efficiency, reliability and overall performance of electric, water and gas networks.

 

Position Overview:

 

We are currently looking to hire mutiple Software Engineers who will be responsible for the design, test, maintenance and the enhancement of multi-tier hosted web applications. The candidate will actively partake in all facets of the software development life cycle as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Development, Test and Product Management to design and implement test and validation strategies.
  • Co-ordinate with design teams to understand testing related issues, dependencies and be aligned with their releases/timelines.
  • Understand the testing effort by analyzing the requirements of project.
  • Execute and manage test cases and results; report on test and defect metrics.
  • Create, execute and troubleshoot automated test scenarios across the systems.
  • Contribute to build robust, scalable, and high quality test automation solutions for functional, regression and performance testing
  •  Contribute to the building of a continuous Integration (CI) environment and ongoing process improvement activities.
  • Ensure content and structure of all Testing documents / artifacts is documented and maintained.
  • Work with teams including development in an Agile Scrum environment to test software in a rapid, iterative way.
  • Keep track of the new requirements / change in requirements of the Project.
  • Support UAT and Production testing efforts and assist with Customer queries and concerns.
  • Coordinate with offshore teams to get status and assist in resolving issues with requirements or environment.
  • Ensure the timely delivery of different testing milestones.
  • Review various reports prepared by Test engineers.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 5+ years’ experience in manual and test automation using QTP / Selenium, Coded UI.
  • Exposure to enterprise software applications and .Net applications using WPF technology.
  • Exposure in designing automation frameworks.
  • Experience in automation script execution using Quality Centre, knowledge on creating continuous integration environment between Hudson and QTP.
  • Expertise in automating third party controls
  • Write wrapper classes in C# or .Net to resolve problems like tool not recognizing the controls used in the application.
  • Knowledge on SDLC / STLC processes.
  • Good knowledge on bug life cycle.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies.
  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills, including multi-tasking and prioritization.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including mentoring and performance feedback.

Preferred:

  • Working knowledge of or experience with the AMR/AMI industry.

 

Physical Demands:

  • Frequent sitting.
  • Negligible travel may be required.

Affirmative Action and EOE

Aclara is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

EOE Statement

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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