QA Architect

  • Location: Dallas Area
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #7387

Location: Dallas, TX

Job Summary: The QA Architect position is responsible for applying skills in a dynamic work environment while developing well-rounded quality engineering and quality control competencies for our client's products and services. As a member of the Product Development team, the QA Architect will lead quality engineering and quality control efforts for products through the creation and management of testing, automation and related documentation. The position exposes individuals to the complete Software Development Life Cycle.

1.0 Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Architect efficient and repeatable testing strategies and guidance for quality engineering and quality control efforts including test plans, automation, and documentation.
  • Develop and execute test plans for web-based UI products, RESTful APIs, and data intensive processes
  • Design and execute functional and regression testing using automation at the application and systems level
  • Identify, adopt and utilize test tools and best practices in a fast-paced environment
  • Create and maintain software quality metrics
  • Research and develop new ways to improve quality engineering and quality control efforts
  • Proactively analyze and bring forth ideas for continuous improvement
  • Mentor other team members and review their work as necessary
  • Provide recommendations to management on performance scores, compensation and promotions
  • Model an environment of strong collaboration and teamwork
  • Embrace Agile Scrum principles to consistently deliver high quality work product
  • Support and participate in the organization’s Continual Improvement Program to conform to ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 requirements by complying with the Quality Policy procedures and meeting QMS and ISMS objectives
  • All employees have a professional duty to provide any information related to security issues, incidents or situations that present a potential security risk to the ISO Team, Management or their Supervisor
  • Other tasks and projects as directed by supervisor

2.0 Requirements
2.1 Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field from an accredited university and/or equivalent work experience

2.2 Knowledge and Skills

  • 7+ years’ experience in software testing
  • Experience in creation of test plans, test cases and test reports
  • Experience using Microsoft Test Manger/QC or similar tool is required
  • Experience using Selenium or similar tool is required
  • Experience using JMeter or similar tool is required
  • Experience using Postman or similar tool is required
  • Proactively complete tasks and escalate issues appropriately
  • Understanding of the SDLC and how it applies to QA
  • Ability to work effectively on strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to create and update object repositories
  • Skills and knowledge that are preferred, but not required include:
    • Experience in automated testing using QTP or similar tools
    • Experience writing automation scripts and creating automation framework
    • Experience with programming (C#, VB, JavaScript)
    • Experience writing and execute SQL statements
    • Experience using Azure DevOps, Team Foundation Server, or similar work-tracking tools
  • Demonstrated personal initiative and leadership skills
  • Solid analytical and problem solving ability
  • Desire to assume increasing levels of leadership responsibility
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail



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