Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

About the role

As a Quality Assurance Consultant, you’ll ensure high quality, low defect software is delivered to production. You’ll participate in multiple areas of the software development process including interpreting designs, analyzing solutions, upfront discovery and prevention of defect introduction. In addition, you’ll design testing requirements and verify test plans, cases and scripts with an emphasis and focus on usability and automated workflows. From there, you will analyze failed tests and manage defects accordingly.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Build and update documentation relating to the quality assurance processes and procedures using tools such as Confluence, Jira and Team Foundation Server (TFS)

  • Participate in User Acceptance Testing (UAT) phases with customers, including local and remote test run use of relational and NoSQL database queries

  • Optimize testing scenario combinations for maximum automated test coverage, working with legacy scripts, Cucumber, etc

  • Maintain the test suites in current projects with new or modified features, tracking script versions in Git source control systems

  • Design, build and maintain web services tests with tools like Postman, SOAtest, and SoapUI

  • Travel, as needed.

About you

You’re passionate about testing to ensure the production of high-quality software. You’re personable, have a great attitude, and looking to join a friendly and highly capable team.

In addition, your professional skillset includes:

  • Experience developing unit tests using C#, Java or JavaScript

  • Familiarity with context-specification (BDD) tools like Cucumber

  • Developing automated integration and smoke tests for modern front-end automation tools (like Selenium) and automated service test tools (like SoapUI)

  • The use of relational and NoSQL database queries and scripting to validate backend functionality and prepare test data

  • Experience using TFS or GIT source control systems

  • Experience with test management tools like Azure DevOps Test Plans, Microsoft Test Manager (MTM), Zephyr or Rally

  • Client-facing responsibilities

You likely have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering and 2 or more years of Quality Assurance experience.

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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at