Lead Quality Engineer

Lead Quality Engineer – Contract – Saint Louis, MO - $1.00 - $43.00 / Hr.
The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

Cognizant is seeking a Lead Quality Engineer in Saint Louis, MO.

Role Description

Your main responsibilities would be to develop, publish, automate, and maintain test plans and test cases to meet QE specifications. You would also configure, package, and install software systems under test. This role often works on a cross-functional software delivery squad, taking functional ownership of problems within own area of knowledge.
• We are frequently asked to work with others with various specializations in order to facilitate end-to-end testing. Decisions taken are made within guidelines set by the program or global team.
• You would oversee software releases and related issues with Developers, BA, QE, Project Management, and Operations.
• Research and evaluate various testing tools.
• Solve problems and evaluate bugs and weaknesses before the software is released to the production environment.
• Provide assistance to 3rd level support.
• Report, document, and track software issues.
• Document test results and provide status reports
• Frequently are responsible for co-ordination of the work of others. Works under general supervision, carries out procedures to ensure that all information systems products and services meet minimum company standards and end-user requirements.

Contracting at Cognizant will see you working with the world’s leading companies to improve everyday life. Unlike many IT gigs, Cognizant’s unique consultative approach will see you help clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses with the latest tech, not just deliver a standard project.

Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant serves 177 of the Fortune 500, and has enjoyed consecutive years of growth, so you’ll never be short of finding your next gig with them. Plus you’ll enjoy many of the perks you’d expect from one of the most admired companies in the world.

Skills & Requirements

• 5+ years minimum testing, automation or other software development experience
• Experience of formal software development lifecycle, with a solid grasp of manual and automated software testing methodologies and tools
• Experience with Linux and Windows Operating Systems, as well as AWS cloud infrastructure
• Superb communication skills (written and oral)
• Solid focus on collaboration and partnership (including virtual and matrix)
• Strong analytical, problems solving and interpersonal skills
• Vocal and supportive member of the team
• Knowledge of TCP/IP & UDP Multicast fundamentals and solving problems
• Self-starter with excellent initiative and an ability to encourage others to a higher standard
• Ability to establish successful working relationships with a diverse set of personalities and functions
• Dedicated teammate capable of working in global dynamic environments.
• Ability to work under tight schedule with high stress tolerance
• Deep knowledge of Agile and Waterfall methodologies
• Strong experience developing and running tests in an automated environment
• Experience with cloud deployment orchestration
• Experience with JIRA, TestRail, Confluence, Jenkins
• Knowledge of scripting languages Python/PyTest, Perl, Unix or PowerShell shell scripts desirable
• Advantage for other language such as JavaScript, Node.js
• Experience with real-time programming
• Adept at software design and architecture
• Proven focus on continued learning and development
• Understanding of financial markets, market data
• Experience with object-oriented development, in particular C+ or C#

Why Hays?

As Cognizant’s chosen recruitment partner we have this role exclusively, so you will work with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of Cognizant, the role, the Information Technology industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers and so can keep you in mind when future gigs like this come up with Cognizant. 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.

Additionally, this position is a contract role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical, dental or vision benefits.

• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• 401K
• Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran.

In accordance with applicable federal and state law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays U.S. Corporation will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570

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Job Type
Technology & Internet Services
Saint Louis
Software Development
$1.00 - $43.00 / Hr.