QA Architect

in Cary, NC

Job #:268697

Practice Area: IT

Date Posted: 11/08/2018

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Job Title:  QA Architect
Location:  Cary, NC
Industry:  Logistics Software
Terms:  Contract-to-Hire
Compensation:  $50 - $55/hr W2
Requirements:  Prior experience as a Java developer, SQL experience, SOAP and REST Webservices testing experience (SOAP UI or alternative tool), non-functional test experience

For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message to Carson Gardner at 919-287-3975 with your full name, job title, and location.

Job Title Job Summary:

The QA Architect will primarily be the lead for Quality Assurance Infrastructure efforts including testing platforms, quality assurance tools, and testing frameworks. The QA Architect will be working within the Quality Assurance department supporting the development teams with their QA activities.  The QA Architect will also work on quality initiatives as directed by the QA Manager.


Job Title Job Responsibilities:
  • Implement QA infrastructure (tools, platforms, & frameworks) using recommendations based on cost-benefit analysis. Recommendations will include project proposals & plans. This includes acquiring new infrastructure and retirement of existing infrastructure.
  • Maintain an inventory of QA tools with upgrade roadmaps to be shared with software development teams.
  • Coordinate and plan QA infrastructure upgrades with IS&S and Development teams.
  • Work with Operations to manage and address issues with the supported QA Environment.
  • Implement scalability or performance enhancements or configuration changes to support QA Engineer testing needs.
  • Implement QA Integration changes with SDLC Process tools.
  • Conduct or facilitate QA Training & Workshops for QA Engineers,
  • Provide regular status updates to QA Manager regarding progress.
  • Disseminate QA Infrastructure changes to QA Engineers and development teams.
  • Responsible for resolving technical issues and help QA team members to move past the bottlenecks.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining standard QA practice across board, which should help increase test automation and give visibility on QA efforts.
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of Railinc’s test Frameworks.
  • Responsible for guiding team to strive automating all high ROI test automation candidate


Job Title Job Requirements:

  • Ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to explain concepts with technical and non-technical staff
  • Work efficiently within assigned project schedules
  • Work effectively with all co-workers; team player
  • Communicate effectively and in a professional manner
  • Exhibit ability to learn complex business functions with limited guidance
  • 7+ years - Basic Java
  • 3+ years - Selenium WebDriver with Java
  • 3+ years - SQL
  • 1+ years - SOAP & REST Webservices Testing (SOAP UI or alternate tool)
  • 2+ years of Non-functional Test Experience

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided by ettain group
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible, must work onsite with the team
  • Visa Sponsorship?  Not offered
  • Corp-to-Corp?  Not eligible

How to Apply:

For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message to Carson Gardner at 919-287-3975 with your full name, job title, and location.

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