Test Engineer

Somos is an innovative technology company that provides an expanding portfolio of products and services related to number administration for the toll-free, messaging and wider telecommunications industries. As an enabler of innovation, Somos is taking the lead in promoting the technological and market evolution taking place in these industries as well as building products that support and fuel such evolution.  We are looking for forward-thinking, innovative people who have proven track records of taking ownership and making things happen. 

The Test Engineer is responsible for leading the quality assurance strategy and execution in support of multiple strategic products. The Strategy includes but not limited to quality standards, processes, tools, automation, resource planning, and executions.

In this role, the individual will lead quality assurance function for the organization within the Engineering and product development functions. The scope will include, but not limited to, defining the level of testing necessary, define and / or review the test cases and the test results at all levels of testing which may include Regression testing, Integration testing, End to End testing, UAT testing, and Performance testing.

This role with require experience in solution Change Management, Release Management and version control, hands on Test Automation, Scripting, a/o light development. The successful candidate must show great management and technical skills and leadership.

Core Responsibilities and Accountabilities 

  • Work on complex and highly visible program supporting multiple sub-programs
  • Develop Testing strategy that included – infrastructure, quality standard, processes, communication plan and execution
  • Identify reusable testing components, regression testing, code, and Devops release quality controls
  • Strong understanding and hands on experience with cloud infrastructure.
  • Develop system test plans for large scale application implementation.
  • Define test objectives and test cases at all levels of testing, which may include Regression testing, Integration testing, End to End testing, UAT testing, and Performance testing.
  • Participate as part of an Agile team, attending scrum calls and assisting the team in the definition of test requirements.
  • Produce testing status reports for system changes and identify project & program risks based upon test results.
  • Responsible for testing automation and integrating automation into test suites.
  • Write, revise, and verify quality assurance standards and test procedures for program design and product evaluation.
  • Review, evaluate, and approve test results from testing performed by other teams.
  • Writes documentation and reports status to management on program testing and any associated risks.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a highly-complex technical environment.
  • Attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills are critical.
  • Experience working on a large scale modernization effort where parallel run results between legacy and modernized system are evaluated is desired.
  • Experience with reviewing requirements and developing test plans
  • Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills are a must.
  • Must be able to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced start-up like environment.
  • The ability to work as a team player is essential.
  • Desire a person who can display Initiative and the ability to make decisions while working with little direction.
  • Ten or more years of testing experience required.
  • Experience in testing Telecom OSS/BSS solutions preferred
  • A four year degree in a technical field is preferred.
  • Proficient in Test Automation, Test management, QA, QA processes and UAT
  • Hands on experience in the Agile / SAFe software development life cycle.
  • Track record of delivering testing projects with quality on schedule and within budget

Somos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we embrace and celebrate our employees’ differences.  We are committed to building a team that is diverse and represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and experiences.  Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

 

 

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