QA Engineer

Posted on October 7, 2019


Madison, WI

Position Details


Job Summary

Beacon Technologies is looking for a QA Engineer to work in Madison, WI.

Job Description:
The purpose of this position is, but is not limited to, providing quality assurance processes and procedures to the company's applications development to ensure quality software processes and a quality end-user experience. This is a 6 month consulting position working Monday through Friday with core hours from 8:00am to 5:00pm CST. The position will report to the Manager of Application Mobile Development. 

Responsibilities are:

  • Assist with and lead aspects of software quality assurance for applications 
  • Triage, diagnose, report, track and resolve quality issues
  • Assist with and lead in root cause analysis work for complex software and data issues 
  • Assist with the defining strategy for and creating detailed test plans, test case development, test execution and results documentation
  • Assist with all aspects of system testing, regression testing and UAT testing 
  • Support and drive the Automation Framework / Maturity Models by developing test suites with automation tools (record and play back and via use of scripting) as needed
  • Support and drive the Automation Framework / Maturity Models by partnering with development teams early in the development phase to create/perform automated testing 
  • Assist with and lead major testing initiatives at the project level


  • Experience with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and QA Processes  
  • Experience developing automated test suites coupled with expert level experience with manual testing 
  • Experience with QA tools and techniques, including but not limited to test suite software, automation tools, defect tracking systems, business requirement documentation systems, etc.  
  • Experience taking requirements and creating test suites with the ability to see the bigger impact of systems changes across multiple systems  
  • Experience testing integrated environments and troubleshooting across an integrated platform  
  • Experience testing various platforms/enterprise applications including financial funds flow and disbursements  
  • Experience with browser and server-side test automation tools
  • Ability to utilize database queries  


  • Associates or Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent work experience required  
  • Prior knowledge and/or experience in a software testing/quality assurance role, including strong UI testing automation, designing test strategies.  Performance and security testing tools and strategies required  
  • Experience with developing Selenium and/or Protractor JS test suites a plus
  • Experience with JavaScript UI testing frameworks a plus 
  • Experience with Angular JS testing frameworks a plus 
  • Experience testing financial systems including funds flow a plus 
  • Experience with AWS services a plus 
  • Experience with Typescript, HTML, XML, Groovy, Protractor, JMeter, BlazeMeter, Spock, or SoapUi a plus  
  • Experience testing with iOS devices
  • Experience testing with Android devices
  • Experience with Jira/Atlassian a plus
  • Experience with Practitest a plus
  • Experience with Cypress a plus

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