Junior Software Tester Irvine, CA Short Term Contract
Description: As an entry level Software Tester, you will be responsible for manual testing of the (Clients) content and software features. You will be responsible for finding and reporting bugs and glitches. You must have a keen eye for detail, excellent communication skills, and a passion for quality. You will be evaluating test cases with respect to requirements and will be responsible for the execution of smoke, regression and functional tests.
Critical Functions: Test legacy and new test cases with the use of formal test cases or scripts. Execute smoke, regression and functional tests Interpret test cases and compare them to established specifications Be able to go beyond the specification and anticipate problem areas in the product design and document test cases results and compare to expected results
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in a field such as Math, Science, or Computer Science is preferred Ability to show exceptional attention to detail, and be able to interact well with others Strong oral and written communication skills are essential, as well as follow-up and follow through skills to ensure issues are resolved in a timely manner Ability to follow instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job Ability to adapt to changes in priorities and new situations as it comes Excellent interpersonal and time-management skills Ability to work independently, and in a team is imperative
A successful candidate may: Demonstrate knowledge of standards of excellence for products and services within own area Demonstrate understanding of how own role contributes to the team; seek clarity in assigned responsibilities when necessary Communicate clearly and concisely with others Recognize routine customer issues while understanding relevant project implications Demonstrate knowledge of the skills, tools and requirements needed to support projects within the domain; seek opportunities to build domain knowledge Analyze information in order to help identify the root causes of problems occurring at the project level Collect and summarize raw data to determine risk probability Demonstrate experience working in agile development environment