• Software Quality Engineer 1 - Automation (Java Developer)

    Job Locations (All) | US-CA-San Diego
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/12/2019 3:47 PM)
  • Overview

    Software Engineer in Quality (Software Quality Engineer)


    This position is critical to the growth and continued success of the organization with responsibility for quality assurance of the group's products and services.  The ideal candidate will apply his/her problem-solving skills to help develop cutting edge software that speeds up the medical trial process.

    • Must have a desire to learn/grow in the Quality Engineering space—learning best practices and helping the overall department increase the volume of test automation.
    • Perform a variety of tasks. Work under general supervision; typically reports to a manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.


    • Collaborate with engineering team to plan and manage agile software development sprints for multiple customers, simultaneously.
    • Execute test scripts, evaluate and troubleshoot to detect errors and bugs and recommend bug fixes.
    • Coordinate testing activities with additional QA testers
    • Conduct integration, regression, and end-to-end testing
    • Ensure that quality issues and defects are appropriately identified, prioritized, documented, tracked, and resolved in a defect tracking system. 



    • 2+ years of object-oriented programming (Java, C#, Ruby, or similar language)
    • 1+ years of SQL
    • 1+ years of any scripting language (JavaScript, Python, or similar language)
    • 1+ years of experience testing web applications
    • Ability to work cross-functionally with strong attention to detail
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to communicate fluently in English (written and verbal)
    • Education - BS/BA in related technical field (or equivalent)
    • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with Ruby programming
    • Experience with Java programming
    • Experience with JavaScript programming
    • CI/CD experience
    • Experience with REST API Testing using Postman or similar tool
    • Experience with UI Automation using Selenium
    • Experience with testing mobile applications
    • Experience with an Agile-based team

    PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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