Quality Assurance Analyst

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Job Title: Quality Assurance Engineer
Location: Miami, FL (Remote)
Job-Type: Contract 
Employment Eligibility: Gravity cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer directly (we are not open to contract or “corp to corp” agreements).

Position Overview:

Our client is looking for a Quality Assurance Analyst/Engineer to join their team to enable engineers to ship features while providing the best end-to-end user experience across their corporate website.  

The successful candidate will have experience with automated testing, manual testing, Java, and Selenium.

Our client is a leader in the cruising industry and the third largest cruise line in the world by passengers. They have been the premier innovator in the cruise line industry for over 54 years.

Primary/Essential Duties & Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the architect owner and engineers to test incremental development work
  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using selected tool suite
  • Identify, document, and track bugs
  • Execute cursory tests as needed to ensure quality thresholds are met on all deployments
  • Incorporate feedback of the SDLC into continuous improvement ideas
  • Investigate product quality in order to make improvements to achieve better customer satisfaction
  • Develop and apply automation testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
  • Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure consistent project execution
  • Escalate any testing-related risks to communicated timelines as early as possible
  • Participate in planning meetings, daily stand-up, and demos
  • Identify quality assurance process bottlenecks and suggest actions for improvement
  • Adopt a mindset of continuous improvement
  • Use data and experimental observations to drive ideas
  • Collect quality data and identify key KPIs for product quality
  • Prepare and present findings for improvement ideas to the team and stakeholders

Cultural Fit

  • Collegial and open communication style; fact-based
  • Devoted to continual communication and transparency
  • Resourceful and resilient; collaborative by nature
  • Demonstrates self-awareness

Required Qualification:

  • Experience in the following domains:
    • Travel or Cruise industry
    • Ecommerce
    • Search Engine Optimization
  • Exposure to cross-browser development
  • Familiarity with content management systems
  • Advanced Knowledge with Scala, Mobile tools, Apache, HTML, XML, Java, JavaScript, PHP, Drupal, JSON, MySQL, Lagom, Akka – for micro-services, Kafka. Angular is a plus.
  • Significant knowledge of client server and internet systems architectures along with experience maintaining and/or developing high-performance systems. 
  • Creates well designed, reusable objects and understands the benefits of the various programming languages.
  • Possesses demonstrated work experience with more than one relational database management system.
  • Ability to think beyond code to architecture and user experience.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with a strong commitment to excellent customer service. 
  • Strong initiative, priority setting, and collaboration skills.  
  • Ability to lead, motivate, influence and generate enthusiasm among team members. 
  • Ability to work on-call work rotations in order to provide after-hours support. 

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