Stamps.com

  • Quality Assurance Software Analyst - Server

    Category
    Technology and Software Development
  • Overview

    The Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst - Server understands all aspects of our product, thinking outside to box to eliminate any potential issues. It is about monitoring each step of the software development process to ensure that high-level quality standards are maintained. This position reports to the Manager, Quality Assurance.

     

    Quality Assurance at Stamps.com takes a whole team approach to software quality. Our Testers are an integral part of our community, helping to set priorities and implement bug free ware. You'll continually learn, experiment, try new technologies and techniques, and collaborate to solve business and technical problems. If you are passionate about developing the best possible quality software product you’ll enjoy working here.

     

    **We are currently not offering visa spopnsorship for this opening.**

     

    Stamps Company Overview:

    Stamps.com (NASDAQ: STMP) is the leading provider of postage online and shipping software solutions to over 725 thousand customers, including consumers, small businesses, e-commerce shippers, enterprises, and high volume shippers. Stamps.com offers solutions that help businesses run their shipping operations more smoothly and function more successfully under the brand names Stamps.comEndicia®, ShipStation®, ShippingEasy® and ShipWorks®. Stamps.com’s family of brands provides seamless access to mailing and shipping services through integrations with more than 475 unique partner applications.

     

    Company Perks
    Competitive pay, 401k with company match, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Educational Reimbursement, Commuter benefits, Discount programs, Inventor patent bonuses

    Responsibilities

    Primary Position Goals

    1. Read, review, and understand the Product and Technical Specs.
    2. Effectively design test strategies, based on specs or dev notes.
    3. Efficiently implement test cases through test tools.
    4. Execution test plan through manual testing, performances testing, or automated tools.
    5. Accurately identify and document defects.
    6. Maintain QA environment, from deploying builds to DB patches.

     

    Essential Position Duties

    • Partner with development, product and other team experts to gain a clear understanding of requirements.
    • Scrutinize the Product and Technical Specs by asking the right questions, challenging the design, and identifying any QA concerns.
    • Effectively design test strategies, based on specs or development notes, functional and/or technical specifications, and other documents. Utilize testing methodologies such as white/black box, integration, system, regression, etc.
    • Prepare test automation scripts/suites using SoapUI, Groovy, C#, Java, etc.
    • Write database queries to retrieve crucial data from DB for validation.
    • Track requests through multiple server applications/interfaces and follow backend service logs.
    • Communicate defects found with reliable steps to reproduce and appropriate severity and priority.
    • Deploy builds onto Virtual machines through SCVMM.
    • Analyze and install database patches and scrubs.

     

    Qualifications

    Education and/or Experience                                                                

    • BS in Computer Science or equivalent years of relative work experience.
    • Minimum of Two (2) years’ experience testing Web Services required, SOAP preferred.
    • Minimum of Two (2) years’ experience with SQL Databases required.
    • Experience in load and stress testing methodologies required.
    • Continuous testing experience preferred.

    Skills and Knowledge

     

    Familiarity with AWS, Strong SoapUI/ReadyAPI or Postman knowledge, Strong understanding of constructing/executing SQL queries, Deep understanding of the SDLC processes, Review and understand programming languages (C# or Java preferred), Mentor quality assurance team members, Fast and focused learner and able to apply QA concepts and techniques in everyday testing.

     

    Computer/Software/Application Proficiency                                                  

    • SoapUI
    • MS SQL IIS Manager
    • JIRA
    • Visual Studio
    • C# or Java preferred

    EOE / M / F / Vet / Disability

     

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