RELX Group Sr Quality Test Engineer in Raleigh, North Carolina

Sr Quality Test Engineer

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Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

This is a position in Quality Assurance responsible for leading the development and execution of performance and automation testing solutions. This position works with management to apply automation strategy and to plan and execute effective and efficient performance and automation testing to accomplish on-time and efficient delivery of high-quality software products and/or data.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years of Quality Test Engineering experience

  • BS Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience required

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Strong understanding of QA methodologies.

  • Strong knowledge of process improvement.

  • Strong knowledge of the software development process.

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experienced QA testing skills.

  • Ability to develop and execute complex automated and performance testing.

  • Basic understanding of working within budgets.

  • Understanding of industry trends.

  • Strong research skills (tools/root cause analysis).

  • Exhibits innovative approaches to process improvement.

  • Strong written and oral communication.

  • Administration of testing tools/environments.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Innovate process improvements that enable efficient delivery and maintenance with consistent direction.

  • Research available tools and lead or participate in initiatives to identify and implement those that will cost-effectively enhance testing capabilities and product quality.

  • Identify areas for cooperation with other teams to improve overall quality and, with peers or others, implement initiatives improving testing capability and efficiency.

  • Configure, maintain, and/or administer testing tools or environments.

  • Develop and execute automated and performance testing for assigned projects to successfully and consistently enable delivery of high-quality software products and services on time, on budget, and to specification.

  • Interact with Product Management, Project Management, Engineering, and Operations teams to plan testing for delivery of products and enhancements and to assure products meet product requirements and quality standards.

  • Maintain flexibility to react quickly to changes in priorities or circumstances to meet the needs of the business.

  • Plan and execute automated and performance tests working with QA/Testing staff, project managers, technical leads, and subject matter experts.

  • Report issues and results, researching and identifying root causes as appropriate, documenting accordingly.

  • Ensure that testing addresses requirements as agreed with other stakeholders.

  • Research available tools and participate in initiatives to implement those that will cost-effectively enhance testing capabilities and product quality.

  • Identify opportunities to apply existing automation or other tools to meet testing needs.

  • Research and identify root causes of performance issues in partnership with architects, developers, and network and system engineers.

  • Maintain awareness of the state of the industry and evaluate emerging trends/developments that may benefit the organization.

  • Conduct project reviews, ensuring review criteria are defined, and implementing procedures for ensuring quality control of project deliverables.

  • Cooperate in the enhancement of the methodologies employed for test planning and execution, defect tracking, and metric and status reporting.

  • Lead or participate in continuous improvement initiatives and implementation of best practices.

  • Maintain framework for record retention in order to support internal and external IT audits.

  • Work across teams to enhance quality assurance/testing and help to develop/execute performance and automation testing throughout the business as appropriate.

  • Identify areas for improvement and, with leadership, peers, or others, implement initiatives improving overall capability and efficiency.

  • Ensure results of root cause analyses are addressed.

  • Maintain flexibility to react quickly to changes in priorities or circumstances to meet the needs of the business.

  • All other duties as assigned.

LexisNexis Legal & Professional (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis- and Nexis- services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of RELX Group plc, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide. LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.