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Senior QA Engineer in Chicago, IL at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior QA Engineer with our industry-leading client in Chicago. The focus of the Senior QA Engineer will be to build technical expertise in our applications. The ability to build technical relationships with Application Development staff is a strong requirement for this position.

This is either a two year contract, or a contract to hire position. Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a [Public Trust/Secret/Top Secret] Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

  • Lead the creation of test plans and develop test data strategy
  • Identify risks and prepare mitigation plans
  • Assist QA and Release Leads in preparing implementation timelines and in determining appropriate test environments
  • Create test cases according to standards
  • Identify root causes of issues when defects occur and determine how to mitigate them, engaging application development in the resolution
  • Participate on continuous improvement efforts within the QA organization
  • Become technically competent in all technologies used by Application Development organizations, while researching and evaluating new technologies and tools
  • Play leadership role during test plan and test case reviews, providing direct feedback to Quality Engineers
  • Provide guidance around automation strategies, working with the QA Architect and App/Dev
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience (Military education or experience may be considered)
  • 5+ years’ experience in the technology field (academic or direct)
  • Solid understanding product lifecycles as well as how technical systems work and interact
  • Must be able to act as a subject matter expert role for various projects and initiatives
  • 2+ years’ experience managing small-to-medium sized projects
  • Financial services experience and client support

Keywords: Senior QA Engineer, QA Engineer, QA Architect, client support, App/Dev

Job ID: 319104

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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