QA Engineer

Sightline Systems Corporation - Fairfax, VA (30+ days ago)


QA Engineer

Sightline Systems is currently seeking an experienced QA Engineer to join our team in Fairfax, VA.

Who we are:

Sightline offers a real-time operations intelligence solution focused on analytics, root-cause analysis and correlation of data from any source -- critical IT systems, applications, storage, databases -- down to the process level. Sightline's powerful analytics go beyond point-in-time data to include over time and real time trend analysis, with abnormal behaviors or events dynamically communicated for appropriate actions.

About the role:

QA Engineer responsibilities include performing daily smoke testing of new code builds, authoring new test cases based on functional enhancements or additions to our software, build and maintain automated test cases, and performing regression testing prior to any software releases. Our ideal candidate has a passion for software and enjoys solving problems through the innovative use of technology. If you have an engineering or technology background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, we’d like to meet you.

What you'll do:

  • Daily smoke testing of Sightline’s products.
  • Targeted testing to validate bug fixes, new features, and enhancements as they are completed by the development team.
  • Author and maintain written manual test cases for use during regression tests.
  • Build and maintain automated test cases.
  • Review results of automated tests as they run on each new build and triage any failures.
  • Perform manual regression testing prior to each new release.
  • This role will report to the Director of QA and Program Management

Our ideal candidate:

Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in information technology, business, or a related field
  • 0-3+ years of work experience (post-college)
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Solid understanding of the software development process, tools, and technology
  • Experience contributing to a team

Skills and abilities:

  • Organizational and task management skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products
  • Attentive to details
  • Fluency in English (written and oral)
  • Able to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

What we offer:

Sightline provides all employees with medical, vision, dental, life and disability insurance, a 401k plan and free parking. The QA Engineer position pays a competitive annual salary based on level of experience and with the opportunity for annual performance-based bonuses.

Job Type: Full-time