The Division :
Vortx is part of FOG Software Group which is a division of Toronto-based Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. Vortx solution helps retail and wholesale companies grow by solving their complex need for a growth-oriented eCommerce presence.
Vortx is proud to offer two flagship products, AspDotNetStorefront, a Software-as-a-Product solution that is simply the best customizable storefront on the market and EnnyWare a revolutionary new tool for successful, social selling.
Headquartered in Ashland, OR, the company employs a diversely-skilled staff of developers, designers and search-engine specialists along with the infrastructure to support them.
We are looking for
strong SQA Analysts with in-depth hands-on experience and expertise in manual testing. The successful hire will be located and work out of the Contour Software Karachi / Lahore / Islamabad offices (preferably Lahore), working as part of the resource-center team, as an extension of the onshore R&D team.
Required Qualification & Skills :
University degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline.
3-5 years of professional testing experience with customer-facing enterprise applications.
Desirable skills and experience include :
Foundation ISEB or ISTQB qualification.
Experience using Postman
Requirements for Manual QA :
Knowledge of software testing : S hould have a proper understanding of the main concepts and processes the whole bug life cycle, different testing levels, methods, and types;
test estimation techniques.
Fast learning : Ability to quickly understand requirements and the purpose of the software, considering the recent changes.
Ability to meet deadlines : E fficiently plan work in a way and deliver allocated tasks on time.
User-oriented perspective : Design more real-time scenarios, should clearly understand who the end-user is, what purpose the product serves, and how it will be useful to the customer.
Communication and collaboration skills : Should have good communication and teamwork skills, ability to interact with project team members, clients, and stakeholders.
Curiosity : C onstantly questioning the quality of the product. Often working with incomplete requirements, s / he need to ask meaningful questions that will yield more information and help perform testing effectively.
Self-organized with no monitoring required : Should know how to prioritize and estimate task execution without any assistance.
Communication tactics to work closely with a development team : Ability to collaborate with developers : from reproducing the reported issue and emphasizing the fix for critical bugs to understanding how the bug has been fixed.
SQL experience is required to verify the test data, insert, update, and delete the test data values in the database. Distinguish the database types
Connect to the database using SQL clients
Understand the relationship between database tables, keys, and indices
Write a simple SQL statement along with more complex join queries
Interpret more complex queries
Manual QA Engineer Responsibilities :
Contributing to test planning, designing, and estimation : Provide inputs on high-level test scenarios, challenges, risks, resources, etc.
during test planning meetings. should also help in test designing and structure high-level test scenarios into medium-level test cases.
Daily status reports : Inform onshore QA lead about the testing activities performed via daily status reports.
Detailed defect reports : Skilled in how a specific AUT (application under test) works.
Listing improvement areas : While having a fresh eye on the product, the QA is expected to have ideas on ways to improve the product's usability.
Test cases documentation : Document test cases in a specific format depending on the project.
Requirement analysis : Understand requirements sufficiently to identify and / or clarify issues beforehand.
Test effort estimation. Ability to evaluate efforts required to complete the task efficiently.
Manual QA Engineer tools :
Must have a decent knowledge of Test management tools (TMTs), Defect tracking tools (DTTs), MS Excel, Project management software (w ith features like time tracking, wikis, task lists, Gantt charts, and more is a must-have for Agile projects JIRA and / or similar tools), and SQL clients
Exciting Benefits we offer :
Medical Coverage Self & Dependents
Parents Medical Coverage
Employee Performance-based bonuses
Home Internet Subsidy
Profit Sharing Plan Tenured Employees Only
Child Care Facility
Company Provided Lunch / Dinner
Professional Development Budget
Recreational area for in-house games
Sporadic On-shore training opportunities
Friendly work environment