IT QA (Temporary) in Egg Harbor Township, NJ at Spencer's and Spirit Halloween

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Come work with us at Spencer's & Spirit Halloween, where you’ll be working with the best and brightest colleagues as you help us deliver the most fun experience and product possible to our guests. We’re fast-paced and take our work seriously, but we always have a good laugh at the end of the day. Walk through our stores or the halls of our corporate office and you’ll see firsthand that we’re laidback and irreverent. We’re firm believers in being true to YOU, so tattoos and piercings are as common as water cooler convos.  Whether it’s critiquing our new exclusive costumes or quality testing newly implemented software technology, our teams understand the importance of working collaboratively to challenge status quo and achieve our goals. We keep pushing ourselves to go above and beyond and are looking for top talent to become a part of our team!

CHECK OUT OUR BENEFITS!
• Competitive salary & incentive opportunity
• Career advancement
• 30% discount on merchandise POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible for improving, maintaining, and implementing the Ecommerce portal Application/IT quality assurance processes. This includes developing testing procedures for all Ecommerce portals Application Software and other IT software as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

•       Familiarity with software testing methodologies, testing approaches and planning, QA processes, defect and metrics tracking.

•        Perform QA engineering tasks for testing components of a complex web-based application and its associated components.

•        Participate in business requirements and functional specifications reviews early in the software development lifecycle with Agile and SCRUM process.

•        Collaborate with key developers, analysts and project managers to understand, develop, test, and document the QA plan for new releases.

•        Analyze and understand requirements, devise a test strategy to adequately cover the requirements, develop high-level test scenarios that implement the strategy, elaborate scenarios into detailed test cases.

•        Perform various types of testing including exploratory, automated, black box, regression, security, Integration, end-to-end, Sanity and user acceptance testing.

•        Document software defects in an issues tracking system and proactively communicate issues with developers and product managers. Use automation tools to reduce QA time and standardize testing.

•        Manage scheduling to ensure efficient and effective product testing; identify and reports risks to project schedule and product quality and proposes new methods to control and/or mitigate risks.

•        Update automation tool scripts as required due to software changes.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of Internet/web technologies, such as web browsers/servers, HTML/XML, CSS, XPATH etc.
  • Good understanding of web-based service-level interaction a plus, for example, Java, ability to debug/trace low level HTTP(s) data interchange.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical personnel
  • Technologies desired: TFS, JIRA, SharePoint, SQL, Office                                               
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B. S.) in Computer Science or Engineering from four-year College or university; at least four years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.