Associate QA Engineer

  • Job type

  • Location

    Durham/ Hybrid
  • Profession

  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay

    $70,000 - $90,000

Associate QA Engineer – Permanant – Durham, NC / Hybrid – $70,000 - $90,000

The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s/applicant’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Visa sponsorship not available.

Our client is seeking a Associate QA Engineer in Durham, NC / Hybrid.

Role Description

We are seeking a highly skilled manual QA engineer who is knowledgeable in writing and executing test cases to verify the functionality of software. The ideal candidate will need a high level of understanding of software development and know different ways to test components in a range of scenarios. In this role, you will be highly analytical and have exceptional attention to detail, as well as strong communication and collaboration skills. This role reports to the Digital Solutions Manager and is required to be onsite 3 days a week at our Durham, NC headquarters.
• Conduct comprehensive testing of web applications to identify bugs, usability issues, and other defects.
• Develop and execute test cases and test scripts to ensure the functionality, performance, and security of web-based applications.
• Perform API testing using Postman or similar tools to validate API endpoints and ensure proper integration between different software components.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams including developers, product managers, and designers to understand requirements and effectively communicate testing results.
• Document and report defects, track issues to resolution, and verify fixes in a timely manner.
• Participate in Agile development processes and contribute to sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospectives.

Skills & Requirements

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
• 2-3 years of experience in software quality assurance with a focus on web testing and API testing.
• Proficiency in testing methodologies, test planning, and test case design.
• Hands-on experience with web testing tools such as Cypress, Playwright or similar.
• Strong understanding of API testing concepts and experience using Postman or similar tools.
• Familiarity with Agile development methodologies and tools (e.g., JIRA, Sprint, Kanban).
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.
• Effective communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment.

Benefits/Other Compensation:

Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, 401K.

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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Located in Raleigh, Suite 340, 2840 Plaza PlaceTelephone:  813.336.5570