ACCOUNTABILITIES Works closely with Product Development, Product Management and the Customer Support teams to insure product quality and customer satisfaction.
Develops, revises and maintains test plans, test cases and automated test scripts that include resource requirements, schedule assumptions and scope based on pre-
determined product requirements. Interfaces with other internal QA organizations to develop comprehensive test plans and test coverage across Dell’s broad product portfolio.
Develops and conducts performance and scalability testing. Executes test plans, logs defects to an agreed upon severity rating and makes recommendations to address defects to product team.
Retests software corrections to ensure defects are resolved. Drives continual process improvements in the evolution of testing procedures for future replication.
Works with customers and applies customer feedback to drive product improvement through the development process. REPONSIBILITIES Provides solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.
Use tools appropriately with technical guidance and complete tasks and assignments under normal supervision. Understands and adheres to cost / delivery / quality targets established during regression and testing phase.
Software development expertise from a coding perspective. This is required for building test automation. Contribute to test automation activities through knowledge of coding / programming in current languages.
Follows standard engineering / test practices. Uses judgment within defined practices and procedures. Implements work-plans and schedules as assigned.
Seeks assistance when needed, demonstrates self-initiative. Sphere of influence primarily limited to immediate work group.
Proficiency in the design, implementation, and maintenance of a test environment, including necessary equipment, configuration, and software.
General knowledge of at least one mainstream language, (preferred proficiency in C, C++, or JAVA). Familiarity with scripting language, Perl or Shell Scripting in open systems and JCL in mainframe environment.
Ability to read a specification (hardware, software or network) and develop appropriate test methodology. Ability to learn and apply new tools and applications.
Full use and application of standard engineering principles, theories, and concepts. Executes test cases and testing methodology for manual and / or automated tests.