Quality Engineers (Senior & Mid-Level)

Raleigh, NC

Full-Time salaried

SMART IT People has multiple full time salaried opportunities for Quality Engineers (Senior to Mid-Level) in Raleigh, NC to help ensure product quality, through the planning and execution of product testing, and/or process/product standards compliance.


Bachelor's Degree in a relevant Program of study required
Relevant post graduate qualifications and professional memberships desired
Proactive maintenance of knowledge of test and/or quality standards to improve product or process quality

Experience level:
Senior: 4 to 8 years experience

Midl:  2-4 years of experience

Experience with manual testing (functional, exploratory, regression, and integration, and creating and working with test cases/procedures.  Experience with software development lifecycle, testing methodologies, quality control, and quality assurance.  Familiar with a variety of industry concepts, practices, and procedures.  Agile experience is a plus.  Experience working with enterprise class software or healthcare IT is highly desired. 

This person may have direct involvement in manual or automated test efforts or in developing and managing compliance to standards for process or product quality. Depending on the need and skill level, there may be more technical and/or planning and leadership dimensions to this role.

Job description:

Assure product quality through the development of 'net-new' manual or automated test scripts. This effort should maximize the ROI while minimizing quality risks. Output consistent with department's guidelines
Assure process quality and consistency through development or adherence to guidelines and standards appropriate to product and industry and/or development life cycle
Leverage (if necessary, develop) metrics-based governance, relevant reporting and audit mechanisms. Assist project manager in identifying data to maintain, and KPIs to analyze and report against
When involved in testing, Ensure test design is traceable to requirement and achieves a high level of requirement and test execution coverage. Continuously improve test scripts and product coverage. Complete all updates test cases, test scripts, test harnesses, test guidelines according to schedule
Execute all assigned testing, whether manual or automated, according to schedule and any productivity targets committed
Support root cause analysis exercises against target areas, propose corrective approaches for measurable improvements, Track and report progress; communicate the plans and results effectively to drive change. Collect and analyze data and other findings, according to plans
Produce reports that are clear, effective, insightful, and traceable whether for defects discovered during test or non-compliance issues found during a process review or audit. Utilize existing tracking systems, report mechanisms, agreed conventions, and metrics when preparing and providing such reports
Escalate concerns about project/product/process quality in clear, timely, collaborative, constructive way
Knowledgeable and conversant in defect prevention and associated tools and methodologies
Participate in improvement initiatives. Develop Quality Assurance plans or Test Plans and embed appropriate activities as part of project/product development plans
Objectively evaluate processes and products against applicable standards, and procedures
Participate in defect reviews or other project efforts, providing clear status when needed

To apply, please send your resume in MS Word format to michael@smart-itpeople.com with job title in subject line.