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Quality Assurance Engineer- Reston, VA

We are looking for a candidate with strong technical skills to develop and execute test strategies for telecom related programs. The QA engineer will be responsible for working with the QA manager and project leads to help develop, execute and automate test cases based on a published set of technical requirements. The candidate preferably has some understanding of the telecommunications domain.


  • Develops and executes test strategies and test cases for telephony network applications/infrastructure (e.g., web and API provisioning, routing, etc.).
  • Develops and maintains regression test suites for production products.
  • Communicates status regularly to management and/or project leads.
  • Possesses the ability to work with minimal supervision and/or independently.
  • Utilizes experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Write or modify existing scripts in Perl or UNIX to automate repetitive tests.
  • Create tests, scripts and defect reports using the team standards and best practices.   

Experience Required: 

  • 7 + years overall test experience
  • Minimum 5 years software testing experience of UNIX or Linux client server applications, including testing application installation/configuration, load/performance, and APIs   
  • Thorough understanding of test processes and ability to estimate task duration 
  • Excellent Linux/UNIX trouble shooting skills
  • Writing UNIX shell scripts and/or Perl scripts
  • Experience with test automation.
  • Experience with test tools such as Selenium and QTP
  • Basic knowledge of networking and TCP/IP
  • Oracle Database and SQL experience
  • Experience testing Web Technologies/GUI (e.g., WebLogic, apache, JBoss)
  • Ability to perform requirements traceability and create high level and detailed test plans and test reports.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Experience Desired: 

  • Experience in a telecommunications environment focusing on VoIP. 
  • Knowledge of SIP and ENUM protocols. 
  • Experience testing XML Interfaces and using API testing tools like Webinject.
  • Experience with LoadRunner

Education Qualifications: 

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related field.

If interested e-mail jay@DCTechRecruiter.com, text or call Jay at 202-596-5411 http://dctechrecruiter.com


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About Jay Perreault

Recruits for a full range of IT Services, which support every stage of the systems development lifecycle… SUMMARY Proven experience in leadership and operations within a corporate work environment, and foster internal growth for current employer of choice while improving individual chances for success. Proactive Recruiting Manager with more than 15 years of experience in training, managing and executing delivery for local and global organizations. Long record of achievement in the following industries: architecture, banking, corporate, commercial and most recently within the intelligence and information technology fields. KEY ATTRIBUTES • Talent Management • Cross Function Team Leadership • Succession Planning • Employee Relations • Work Force Planning • Career Counseling • Social Media Strategist • Project Planning • Enterprise Social Networking • Attrition Planning • P&L Budget Management • Retention http://tinyurl.com/Join-Networks-on-LinkedIn http://www.google.com/profiles/DCTechRecruiter202.596.5411