Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VT) | Blacksburg, VA, 24062, US
Salary Range:$63,000 – $76,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Senior management: Vice President for Research
Department: Research/Interdisc. Prog. - Admin
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Information Systems / Technology, Other, Research / Scientific

Job Description

This position is with the Electronic Research Administration (ERA), which is developing a customized system to provide online tools for university researchers, business managers and administrators to manage funded research activities at Virginia Tech. The position requires directly interacting with other testers, application developers, project leaders, end users and vendors, and the successful candidate must possess the ability to effectively and professionally communicate with each.

In this position, the successful candidate will:
• Work with the development and functional teams to write test plans and schedule testing according to sprint schedules and application release dates.
• Write test scripts, develop and execute automated regression tests, and carry out manual testing of research administration applications.
• Develop testing standards and procedures for ensuring the software products meet organization standards and end-user requirements.
• Write and maintain Quality Assurance (QA) and testing documentation.
• Report, track, and communicate software bugs and enhancements to the project team and management
• Collaborate with the project team to provide feedback towards application design, functionality and navigational improvements.

Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

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Salary Information

Commensurate with skills and experience

Review Date

March 3, 2023

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Sandra Burks at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: February 17, 2023
Applications close: Open until filled