Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Role Overview:
As a Quality Engineer, you will perform a wide range of quality control tests and analysis to ensure that the software meets or exceeds specified standards and end-user requirements. You will collaborate with the development team to establish testing strategy, acceptance criteria, and to develop/ execute automated and manual testing.

Key Role Responsibilities:
  • Deliver and occasionally lead test execution activities
  • Participate in artifact review / inspection meetings, identifying issues and providing feedback
  • Identify QA Process Issues and escalate appropriately 
  • Coach others on correct QA processes at a basic level 
  • Author basic Test Matrices from Business/Technical Requirements with some supervision 
  • Take ownership of basic QA Planning Tasks with some supervision 
  • Translate the 'Big Picture' of an application and business needs into personal work
  • Create, edit, and update automated test scripts with some supervision (if applicable)
Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:
  • Understanding of QA activities in relation to systems development lifecycle
  • Reading business requirements, creating test cases, test script libraries, tracking bugs, assisting in creating test frameworks
  • Manual test execution tasks related to test scripts/cases and defects
  • Developing software applications in Microsoft environments
  • Programming, scripting, performance testing
  • Development standards and SDLC processes/methods
  • Third-party controls that help with the requirements gathering, documentation, system and design process
Preferred Education:
You likely possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice.

Accountabilities & Metrics:
  • Up-to-date knowledge of Microsoft products
  • Ability to gain an understanding of customer process and issues, and communicate them back
  • Ability to work in teams and individually when needed
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with global teams on projects
  • Experience working with offshore teams to facilitate project work
  • Demonstrated excellence in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form

What we offer you
Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee share purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay.

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 56,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

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