Beta Tester Intern

DOMINIEREN CORPORATION - Los Angeles, CA (30+ days ago)


Beta Tester

US

Dominieren Corporation is a small but growing company, and we are on the lookout for top talent to bring on board now, during our early phases, and help build an exciting company from the ground up!

Dominieren Corporation is a parent company that encompasses several other enterprises. These include a software application company and a media and marketing company. At this time, employees and interns of Dominieren Corporation will spend significant time working for some of the enterprises we are in the process of launching, and will have a "start-up" feel as we build everything from marketing strategy to technological platforms from the ground up.

The position

The Beta Tester’s primary function is to translate business-driven acceptance criteria into manual tests of applications and systems. This position works in close partnership with all team members to design and execute tests, ensuring high-quality software results.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct software compatibility tests with programs, hardware, operating systems, or network environments.
  • Develop and defines major and minor characteristics of quality including quality metrics and scoring parameters and determines requisite quality control resources.
  • Create or maintain databases of known test defects.
  • Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures.
  • Design or develop automated testing tools.
  • Develop or specify standards, methods, or procedures to determine product quality or release readiness.
  • Develop testing programs that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability.
  • Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report errors to software developers.
  • Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes.
  • Document test procedures to ensure replicability and compliance with standards.
  • Evaluate or recommend software for testing or bug tracking.
  • Identify program deviance from standards, and suggest modifications to ensure compliance.
  • Identify, analyze, and document problems with program function, output, online screen, or content.
  • Install and configure recreations of software production environments to allow testing of software performance.
  • Install, maintain, or use software testing programs.
  • Investigate customer problems referred by technical support.
  • Monitor program performance to ensure efficient and problem-free operations.
  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.
  • Perform initial debugging procedures by reviewing configuration files, logs, or code pieces to determine breakdown source.
  • Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.
  • Provide feedback and recommendations to developers on software usability and functionality.
  • Test system modifications to prepare for implementation.
  • Update automated test scripts to ensure currency.
  • Collaborate with field staff or customers to evaluate or diagnose problems and recommend possible solutions.
  • Conduct historical analyses of test results.
  • Provide technical support during software installation or configuration.
  • Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, or completeness, or to mitigate risks.
  • Visit beta testing sites to evaluate software performance.
  • Assist the sponsor in the evaluation of software and associated documentation.
  • Participate in formal and informal reviews to determine quality.

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a similar discipline is required. A master’s degree in information management or similar discipline is preferred.
  • 3+ years’ experience in software development and testing
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and the ability to work well with people are essential
  • Also, prefer industry certifications (e.g., CompTIA Network+)
  • Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Systems Analysis — Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

Job Type: Part-time

Education:

  • Bachelor's

Location:

  • Los Angeles, CA 90069