Software Test Engineer Level 3 in Mequon, WI at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/24/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  838908

Seeking a Software Test Engineer! Please send your resume to Olivia at if you are interested. Thank you! 


This position will support software development and test execution activities, using both manual test methods and automated test tools for Rockwells software and hardware offerings. Document and report product defects using analytical domain skills and knowledge. Work with product stakeholders to ensure defects are characterized accurately and root cause is clearly understood. The scope of work is generally focused on complex test engineering tasks to ensure quality software and hardware products are developed.


* Develop test cases and prioritize testing activities.

* Work alongside developers in Agile environment

* Estimate, plan, develop, and execute tests: system, integration, performance, functional, etc.

* Execute all the test cases and report defects, define severity and priority for each defect.

* Carry out regression testing every time when changes are made to the code to fix defects.

* Complete test work with limited supervision under one- to two-week release cycles

* Participate in sprint and project kick-offs to properly assess/plan testing timelines

* Participate in peer reviews for test cases / automated scripts.

* Ensure test collateral validates documented requirements.

* Design & write automation to validate test scenarios.

* Utilize automated test tools and methods to ensure full functional coverage is attained.

* Balance adherence to defined standards, methods and procedures with attention to opportunities for process improvement; helps others do same




A 4-year degree, or equivalent.


Technical Skills

* Familiarity with using test automation software (ex. Test Complete, Ranorex, QTP/HP-UFT, Protractor, Selenium, etc)

* Ability to prioritize and execute multiple activities in parallel.

* Able to understand and design test cases (manual and/or automated) based on requirements.

* Experience in Windows and Mobile environments.

* 1 year of experience with Javascript, C#, WPF and/or other .NET based software

* Experience in Software Testing, or other Testing/Quality Assurance role.

* Ability to estimate test effort: test development and test execution

* Create and maintain test environment for manual & automated software testing.

* Understand interrelationship between processes across business units and functions

* Familiarity with repository control & version control (branching) systems such as Git or Team Foundation Server

* Ability to debug complex issues and perform ad-hoc testing to determine the root cause of issues.

* Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment

* Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills to provide detailed root cause analysis

* A passion for delivering the highest quality products.

* Using Virtual Machines for test purposes

* The desire to work in an agile environment with a continuous improvement process Other Skills

* Experience working in an Agile / Scrum team environment

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

* Creative thinking in designing test scenarios and test cases.

* Anticipates the implications of test engineering within the software industry.

* Seeks and accepts feedback

* Willing to embrace change when required.

* Self-motivated and quick to learn new areas

* Engages in continuous learning



A 4-year degree, or equivalent, preferably a BS in engineering, computer science.


* Familiarity with continuous integration and deployment environments and how to ensure quality within such environments

* Experience with using test automation software such as Test Complete, Ranorex or QTP/HP-UFT

* Familiarity with web and API software testing tools such as Selenium Webdriver, Protractor or other similar tools

* Direct experience in the use & configuration of automation hardware and software.

* Proficiency in the development and execution of risk based testing.

* Knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle

* Ability to gain and maintain the support of stakeholders and decision-makers required to achieve product quality goals

* Ability to convey thoughts and opinions to others with differing points of view.

* Ability to productively influence and negotiate successfully where there are opposing ideas

* Experience with repository control systems such as Git or Team Foundation Server

* Experience with Black Box & Grey Box style testing

* Experience working in and modifying a Continuous Integration environment









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