Software Test Engineer


North Chicago, Illinois

11 days ago

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Job Description

Title: Software Test Engineer
Location: North Chicago, IL
Duration: 6 months
Job Description:
  • Perform manual testing of software applications to ensure they meet user requirements.
  • Extensive experience on different types of testing that includes Functional testing, System Integration testing, Regression testing and UAT.
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum Environments on multiple Projects.
  • Experience in developing test plans, strategies, and test Scenarios.
  • Create, execute, and maintain test cases and test scripts. Collaborate with the development team to address and resolve identified issues in a timely manner.
  • Expertise in using JIRA/Excel for writing the Test Cases and tracking the Defects.
  • Hands on Experience using SQL queries.
  • Participate in Defect Triaging during Major releases and tracking the Defects.
  • Perform Smoke testing to ensure that new changes or updates do not affect existing functionalities.
  • Good Knowledge on qTest.
  • Excellent Communication skills-Verbal and written.
  • Are you open to look at candidates willing to relocate? No
  • Years of experience/education and/or certifications required: 6-9yrs as a software Test Engineer.
Good to have: ISTQB Certification.
What are the top 3-5 skills requirements should this person have?
  • Hands-on experience and strong understanding of SDLC and STLC on Agile Scrum environments
  • Experience on clinical data management systems. Quick understanding and self-ownership
  • Hands-on experience in Agile and Waterfall Methodologies.
  • Hands-on experience with JIRA and Similar systems
  • Hands on experience in Healthcare/ Pharma background is preferred.

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Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $50.00/hr.