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Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Description

A quality assurance engineer is responsible for ensuring the quality and reliability of a company’s products or services. They play a crucial role in the development process by designing and implementing testing protocols, conducting tests, and analyzing test results to identify defects or areas for improvement.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement quality assurance policies and procedures to ensure products or services meet established standards and customer requirements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, developers, and designers, to understand project requirements and specifications.
  • Create test plans, cases, and scripts based on project requirements and specifications.
  • To identify defects and ensure product quality, various types of testing, such as functional, regression, performance, and usability, should be performed.
  • Execute manual and automated tests using appropriate testing tools and frameworks.
  • Identify, document, and track software defects and issues and work with the development team to resolve them.
  • Analyze test results and provide feedback to the development team regarding product quality and performance.
  • Participate in designing and implementing continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) processes to improve testing efficiency and accuracy.
  • Collaborate with the development team to establish and enhance best practices and quality standards for software development.
  • Conduct root cause analysis and recommend corrective actions for quality issues.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and advancements in quality assurance methodologies and tools.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field. Relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Proven experience working as a quality assurance engineer or in a similar role.
  • Strong understanding of software development processes, testing methodologies, and quality assurance principles.
  • Proficiency in test planning, test design, and test execution.
  • Experience with test management tools and defect tracking systems.
  • Knowledge of automated testing frameworks and tools (e.g., Selenium, JUnit, TestNG).
  • Familiarity with programming languages (e.g., Java, Python, C#) and scripting languages (e.g., JavaScript, PowerShell).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Good communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum methodologies is a plus.
  • Relevant certifications, such as ISTQB, are desirable but not mandatory.