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Position: Java Software Engineer
Company: Audatex, a Solera company
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Please Visit: http://www.audatex.us
staffing AT audatex.com

Join the leading global provider of software and services for the automobile insurance claims processing industry! Audatex, a subsidiary of Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH), delivers market-leading claims solutions to more than 50,000 insurance companies, collision repair shops and automotive recyclers worldwide. This global reach, combined with a strong financial position, enables us to continually invest in our technology, our clients and, our employees.

Audatex is currently seeking a Java Software Engineer in Ann Arbor, Michigan to help expand and redefine our growing portfolio of software services.

SUMMARY
Actively participate in the design, development and implementation of Audatex Systems. These systems are the foundation upon which Audatex products and customer solutions and applications are developed. This position primarily focuses on developing our new Java based web application, Repair Status, which allows body shops and insurance carriers to keep their customers informed on the status of their repair process. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about software development, has a proven record of writing innovative and elegant code and can take an active role in the design, development and maintenance of this product.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Perform system analysis, design, development and implementation of enterprise software and scalable solutions in a high transaction environment.
•Work collaboratively with Customers, Upper Management, Development Managers, Architecture, QA and other Software Developers in producing quality software products utilizing best practice methodology and technology.
•Collaborate with different development teams throughout the US and other international locations.

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
•Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information systems is required.
•At least 5 years of experience in Software Development.
•A thorough understanding and experience with writing Java based web applications.
•Experience with the following web technologies: XHTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, JSON and XML.
•Experience writing and consuming web services.
•Knowledge of Scrum and Agile development methodologies.
•Effectively communicate with others at all levels of the Company both verbally and in writing.
•Ability to perform special assignments as requested by the Management team of Product Development.
9 years ago
Audatex is looking for senior level Java Engineers to join us in San Diego. (Multiple Roles)
Visit us @ http://www.audatex.us or send your resume to: staffing@audatex.com


Java GUI Engineer (Full-Time)
Actively participate in the design, development and implementation of Audatex Systems. These systems are the foundation upon which Audatex products and customer solutions and applications are developed. This position focuses on developing Java business applications for AudaNet . It will focus on client-facing technology (UI components).
• Minimum 5 years experience in software development.
• Hands-on experience utilizing Java.
• Knowledge of client-side technologies, including HTML, CSS, AJAX, Javascript and JQuery.


Senior Backend Services Software Engineer - B2B (Full-Time)
Actively participate in the design, development and implementation of Audatex Systems. These systems are the foundation upon which Audatex products and customer solutions and applications are developed. Further develop and continuously optimize our software services for AudaNet, our electronic workflow solution platform. This includes external SOAP services as well as internal Java services in the AudaNet common services layer/services API.
•3+ years of full lifecycle software development within Java, J2EE, JSP, Servlets, Beans, EJBs and using
•Java programming experience involving design, development and implementation.
•3+ years server-side development experience: Web Services, AXIS 1.X and Involving quartz framework.
•N-Tier architecture experience.


Senior Software Engineer (HEMI) (Full-Time)
Actively participate in the design, development and implementation of Audatex Systems. These systems are the foundation upon which Audatex products and customer solutions and applications are developed. Further develop and continuously optimize our internal service and persistence layers of AudaNet, our electronic workflow solution platform. This includes extending and maintaining our Oracle database, writing upgrade and migration scripts as well as the design and development of services in Java in the AudaNet common services layer/services API.
• Minimum 8 years’ experience in Software Development
• 5 years of professional experience in Server-Side Java development on an enterprise system
• 5 years of professional experience in database design and development, preferably on Oracle
• Experience in working with JDBC, JPA, TopLink/EclipseLink or Hibernate.
• Hands-on experience utilizing Java, J2ee, Weblogic, Oracle, web services, and other web tools.


Senior Software Engineer (Sync) (Contract)
Actively participate in the design, development and implementation of Audatex Systems. These systems are the foundation upon which Audatex products and customer solutions and applications are developed. Further develop and continuously optimize the integration layer between two internal systems with the goal of seamless integration between them.
• Minimum of 10 years experience in Software Development.
• 5 years of professional experience in Server-Side Java development on an enterprise system
• 5 years of professional experience in database design and development, preferably on Oracle.
• Experience in working with JDBC, JPA, TopLink and/or Hibernate.
• Hands-on experience utilizing Java, J2EE, WebLogic, Oracle, web services, and other web tools.
• Practical understanding of message-based integration. Hands-on experience with Service Bus tools
9 years ago
Position: Java GUI Engineer
Company: Audatex, a Solera company
Location: San Diego, CA
Please Visit: http://www.audatex.us
staffing @ audatex.com

Join the leading global provider of software and services for the automobile insurance claims processing industry! Audatex, a subsidiary of Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH), delivers market-leading claims solutions to more than 50,000 insurance companies, collision repair shops and automotive recyclers worldwide. This global reach, combined with a strong financial position, enables us to continually invest in our technology, our clients and, our employees.

Audatex is currently seeking a Java GUI Software Engineer for San Diego, CA.

SUMMARY
Actively participate in the design, development and implementation of Audatex Systems. These systems are the foundation upon which Audatex products and customer solutions and applications are developed. This position focuses on developing Java business applications for AudaNet . It will focus on client-facing technology (UI components).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Work collaboratively with Customers, Upper Management, Development Managers, Architecture, QA and other Software Developers in producing quality software products utilizing best practice methodology and technology.
•Collaborate with different development teams throughout the US and other international locations.

EDUCATION, SKILLS and EXPERIENCE
• Minimum 5 years experience in software development.
• Hands-on experience utilizing Java.
• Knowledge of client-side technologies, including HTML, CSS, AJAX, Javascript and JQuery.
• Knowledge of server-side technologies including Servlets.
• Knowledge of unit-testing frameworks (such as JUnit).
• Knowledge of Object-oriented Programming and Design Patterns.
• Nice to have: Knowledge of Source Control systems (such as SVN or Perforce).
• Nice to have: Knowledge of processes such as Agile and Test-driven development.
• Nice to have: Practical understanding of continuous integration (CI) process and “best practices”.
•Ability to effectively communicate with others at all levels of the Company both verbally and in writing. • Demonstrates a courteous, tactful and professional approach with employees and others.
•Ability to accurately establish the length and difficulty of tasks and projects, set reasonable objectives and goals, anticipate and adjust for problems/roadblocks and measure results against goals.
•Ability to perform special assignments as requested by the Management team of Product Development.
9 years ago
Position: Sr. Backend Services Software Engineer
Company: Audatex, a Solera company
Location: San Diego, CA
Please Visit: http://www.audatex.us
staffing @ audatex.com

Join the leading global provider of software and services for the automobile insurance claims processing industry! Audatex, a subsidiary of Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH), delivers market-leading claims solutions to more than 50,000 insurance companies, collision repair shops and automotive recyclers worldwide. This global reach, combined with a strong financial position, enables us to continually invest in our technology, our clients and, our employees.

Audatex is currently seeking a seasoned Sr. Backend Services Software Engineer for our San Diego office.

SUMMARY
Actively participate in the design, development and implementation of Audatex Systems. These systems are the foundation upon which Audatex products and customer solutions and applications are developed. Further develop and continuously optimize our software services for AudaNet, our electronic workflow solution platform. This includes external SOAP services as well as internal Java services in the AudaNet common services layer/services API.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Perform system analysis, design, development and implementation of enterprise software and scalable solutions in a high transaction environment.
•Work collaboratively with Team Lead, Development Manager, Architecture, QA and other Software Developers in producing quality software products utilizing best practice methodology and technology.
•Work in an Agile environment.

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
•Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information systems is required.
•Minimum five (5) years’ experience in Software Development.
•3+ years of full lifecycle software development within Java, J2EE, JSP, Servlets, Beans, EJBs and using development environment Eclipse.
•Java programming experience involving design, development and implementation.
•3+ years server-side development experience: Web Services, AXIS 1.X and Involving quartz framework.
•N-Tier architecture experience.
•Experience with SOAP 1.1 Extensible Protocol Frameworks, SOAP S/MIME and MIME Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions, SOAP Async Messaging, SOAP RPC and SOAP Encoding.
•An understanding of Base XML Technologies such as XML, XSD, XMLDSIG, XLINK and WSDL.
•Familiarity with Base Protocol Technologies such as TCP, SMPT, FTP and HTTP.
•Experience with Java Messaging Service (JMS).
•Oracle 10g Server PL/SQL development experience.
•Hands on development of JUnit Test Scripts.
•Experience designing class models and sequence diagrams.
•Working knowledge of architectural concepts: Publish-Subscribe, Content-Based Routing, Service-Oriented Architecture and Workflow.
•Excellent debugging and diagnostic skills, demonstrating an ability to isolate difficult problems in distributed application architecture.
•Oracle Toplink, Hibernate or any other Java Persistence API (JPA) work experience is desirable.
•Knowledge of Scrum/Agile methodology.
•Ability to analyze tasks, assess difficulty of solution and size the effort.
9 years ago
Position: Mobile Applications Developer (Contract or Fulltime)
Company: Audatex, a Solera company
Location: San Diego, CA
Please Visit: http://www.audatex.us
staffing @ audatex.com

Join the leading global provider of software and services for the automobile insurance claims processing industry! Audatex, a subsidiary of Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH), delivers market-leading claims solutions to more than 50,000 insurance companies, collision repair shops and automotive recyclers worldwide. This global reach, combined with a strong financial position, enables us to continually invest in our technology, our clients and, our employees.

Audatex is currently seeking a Mobile Applications Developer (Contract or Fulltime) for San Diego, CA specializing in mobile application development.

SUMMARY
Actively participate in the design, development and implementation of Audatex Systems. These systems are the foundation upon which Audatex products and customer solutions and applications are developed. This position focuses on developing mobile business applications for AudaNet .

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work collaboratively with Customers, Upper Management, Development Managers, Architecture, QA and other Software Developers in producing quality software products utilizing best practice methodology and technology.
• Collaborate with different development teams throughout the US and other international locations.

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
• 5 years experience in Mobile Software Development.
• iOS Platform Experience
-iPhone and iPad development
-Objective-C
-Xcode
•Cross-platform development
-Titanium
-PhoneGap / Cordova
-Google Web Toolkit
•HTML5
• Java Experience
-Java Frameworks: J2ME and J2SE
-Knowledge of server-side technologies including Servlets and JSON
• Client-side technologies, including AJAX, JQuery, Javascript and HTML/CSS.
• Unit-testing frameworks (such as JUnit).

• Experience with Eclipse or other IDE.
• Knowledge of Object-oriented Programming and Design Patterns.
• Knowledge of Source Control systems (such as SVN or Perforce).
• Knowledge of processes such as Agile and Test-driven development.
• Practical understanding of continuous integration (CI) process and “best practices”.
• Ability to accurately establish the length and difficulty of tasks and projects, set reasonable objectives and goals, anticipate and adjust for problems/roadblocks and measure results against goals.
9 years ago
Position: Senior Java Software Engineer
Company: Audatex, a Solera company
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Please Visit: http://www.audatex.us
staffing @ audatex.com

Join the leading global provider of software and services for the automobile insurance claims processing industry! Audatex, a subsidiary of Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH), delivers market-leading claims solutions to more than 50,000 insurance companies, collision repair shops and automotive recyclers worldwide. This global reach, combined with a strong financial position, enables us to continually invest in our technology, our clients and, our employees.

Audatex is currently seeking a Senior Java Software Engineer in Ann Arbor, Michigan to help expand and redefine our growing portfolio of software services.

SUMMARY
Actively participate in the design, development and implementation of Audatex Systems. These systems are the foundation upon which Audatex products and customer solutions and applications are developed. This position primarily focuses on developing our new Java based web application, Repair Status, which allows body shops and insurance carriers to keep their customers informed on the status of their repair process. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about software development, has a proven record of writing innovative and elegant code and can take an active role in the design, development and maintenance of this product.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Perform system analysis, design, development and implementation of enterprise software and scalable solutions in a high transaction environment.
•Work collaboratively with Customers, Upper Management, Development Managers, Architecture, QA and other Software Developers in producing quality software products utilizing best practice methodology and technology.
•Collaborate with different development teams throughout the US and other international locations.

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
•Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information systems is required.
•At least 5 years of experience in Software Development.
•A thorough understanding and experience with writing Java based web applications.
•Experience with the following web technologies: XHTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, JSON and XML.
•Experience writing and consuming web services.
•Knowledge of Scrum and Agile development methodologies.
•Effectively communicate with others at all levels of the Company both verbally and in writing.
•Ability to perform special assignments as requested by the Management team of Product Development.
9 years ago
Position: Sr. Software Engineer (Contract)
Company: Audatex, a Solera company
Location: San Diego, CA
Please Visit: http://www.audatex.us
staffing@audatex.com

Join the leading global provider of software and services for the automobile insurance claims processing industry! Audatex, a subsidiary of Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH), delivers market-leading claims solutions to more than 50,000 insurance companies, collision repair shops and automotive recyclers worldwide. This global reach, combined with a strong financial position, enables us to continually invest in our technology, our clients and, our employees.

Audatex is currently seeking a seasoned Sr. Software Engineer (Contract) for San Diego, CA.

SUMMARY
Actively participate in the design, development and implementation of Audatex Systems. These systems are the foundation upon which Audatex products and customer solutions and applications are developed. Further develop and continuously optimize the integration layer between two internal systems with the goal of seamless integration between them.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Perform system analysis, design, development and implementation of enterprise software and scalable solutions in a high transaction environment.
•Work collaboratively with Customers, Upper Management, Development Managers, Architecture, QA and other Software Developers in producing quality software products utilizing best practice methodology and technology.
•Participate in tool selection and design decisions.
•Collaborate with different development teams throughout the US and other international locations.

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
• Minimum of 10 years experience in Software Development.
• 5 years of professional experience in Server-Side Java development on an enterprise system
• 5 years of professional experience in database design and development, preferably on Oracle.
• Experience in working with JDBC, JPA, TopLink and/or Hibernate.
• Hands-on experience utilizing Java, J2EE, WebLogic, Oracle, web services, and other web tools.
• Practical understanding of message-based integration. Hands-on experience with Service Bus tools (ALSB/OSB, JBoss) is a big plus.
•Knowledge of Scrum and Agile methodology.
•Requires practical understanding of continuous integration (CI) process and “best practices”.
•Ability to effectively communicate with others at all levels of the Company both verbally and in writing. •Ability to accurately establish the length and difficulty of tasks and projects, set reasonable objectives and goals, anticipate and adjust for problems/roadblocks and measure results against goals.
•Ability to perform and orchestrate multiple activities simultaneously.
•Ability to perform special assignments as requested by the Management team of Product Development.
•Ability to coordinate the software development lifecycle processes with cost perspective.
9 years ago
Position: Backend Services Software Engineer
Company: Audatex, a Solera company
Location: San Diego, CA
Please Visit: http://www.audatex.us
staffing@audatex.com

Join the leading global provider of software and services for the automobile insurance claims processing industry! Audatex, a subsidiary of Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH), delivers market-leading claims solutions to more than 50,000 insurance companies, collision repair shops and automotive recyclers worldwide. This global reach, combined with a strong financial position, enables us to continually invest in our technology, our clients and, our employees.

Audatex is currently seeking a seasoned Backend Services Software Engineer for our San Diego office.

SUMMARY
Actively participate in the design, development and implementation of Audatex Systems. These systems are the foundation upon which Audatex products and customer solutions and applications are developed. Further develop and continuously optimize our software services for AudaNet, our electronic workflow solution platform. This includes external SOAP services as well as internal Java services in the AudaNet common services layer/services API.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Perform system analysis, design, development and implementation of enterprise software and scalable solutions in a high transaction environment.
•Work collaboratively with Team Lead, Development Manager, Architecture, QA and other Software Developers in producing quality software products utilizing best practice methodology and technology.
•Work in an Agile environment.

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
•Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information systems is required.
•Minimum five (5) years’ experience in Software Development.
•3+ years of full lifecycle software development within Java, J2EE, JSP, Servlets, Beans, EJBs and using development environment Eclipse.
•Java programming experience involving design, development and implementation.
•3+ years server-side development experience: Web Services, AXIS 1.X and Involving quartz framework.
•N-Tier architecture experience.
•Experience with SOAP 1.1 Extensible Protocol Frameworks, SOAP S/MIME and MIME Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions, SOAP Async Messaging, SOAP RPC and SOAP Encoding.
•An understanding of Base XML Technologies such as XML, XSD, XMLDSIG, XLINK and WSDL.
•Familiarity with Base Protocol Technologies such as TCP, SMPT, FTP and HTTP.
•Experience with Java Messaging Service (JMS).
•Oracle 10g Server PL/SQL development experience.
•Hands on development of JUnit Test Scripts.
•Experience designing class models and sequence diagrams.
•Working knowledge of architectural concepts: Publish-Subscribe, Content-Based Routing, Service-Oriented Architecture and Workflow.
•Excellent debugging and diagnostic skills, demonstrating an ability to isolate difficult problems in distributed application architecture.
•Oracle Toplink, Hibernate or any other Java Persistence API (JPA) work experience is desirable.
•Knowledge of Scrum/Agile methodology.
•Ability to analyze tasks, assess difficulty of solution and size the effort.
9 years ago
Position: Sr. Software Engineer (Contract)
Company: Audatex, a Solera company
Location: San Diego, CA
Please Visit: http://www.audatex.us
staffing @ audatex.com

Join the leading global provider of software and services for the automobile insurance claims processing industry! Audatex, a subsidiary of Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH), delivers market-leading claims solutions to more than 50,000 insurance companies, collision repair shops and automotive recyclers worldwide. This global reach, combined with a strong financial position, enables us to continually invest in our technology, our clients and, our employees.

Audatex is currently seeking a seasoned Sr. Software Engineer (Contract) for San Diego, CA.

SUMMARY
Actively participate in the design, development and implementation of Audatex Systems. These systems are the foundation upon which Audatex products and customer solutions and applications are developed. Further develop and continuously optimize the integration layer between two internal systems with the goal of seamless integration between them.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Perform system analysis, design, development and implementation of enterprise software and scalable solutions in a high transaction environment.
•Work collaboratively with Customers, Upper Management, Development Managers, Architecture, QA and other Software Developers in producing quality software products utilizing best practice methodology and technology.
•Participate in tool selection and design decisions.
•Collaborate with different development teams throughout the US and other international locations.

EDUCATION, SKILLS and EXPERIENCE
• Minimum of 10 years experience in Software Development.
• 5 years of professional experience in Server-Side Java development on an enterprise system
• 5 years of professional experience in database design and development, preferably on Oracle.
• Experience in working with JDBC, JPA, TopLink and/or Hibernate.
• Hands-on experience utilizing Java, J2EE, WebLogic, Oracle, web services, and other web tools.
• Practical understanding of message-based integration. Hands-on experience with Service Bus tools (ALSB/OSB, JBoss) is a big plus.
•Knowledge of Scrum and Agile methodology.
•Requires practical understanding of continuous integration (CI) process and “best practices”.
•Ability to effectively communicate with others at all levels of the Company both verbally and in writing. •Ability to accurately establish the length and difficulty of tasks and projects, set reasonable objectives and goals, anticipate and adjust for problems/roadblocks and measure results against goals.
•Ability to perform and orchestrate multiple activities simultaneously.
•Ability to perform special assignments as requested by the Management team of Product Development.
•Ability to coordinate the software development lifecycle processes with cost perspective.
9 years ago
Company: Hollander, a Solera company
Position: Architect/Manager
Location: Plymouth, MN
Please visit: http://www.audatex.us
staffing @ audatex.com

Join the leading provider of software and services for the automobile parts recycling industry! Hollander, a subsidiary of Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH), delivers market-leading recycling solutions used by thousands of insurance companies, collision repair shops and automotive recyclers in the United States and Canada. Our market position, combined with a strong financial position, enables us to continually invest in our technology, our clients and, our employees.

Hollander is currently seeking an experienced Architect/Manager for Plymouth/Minneapolis, MN.

Summary
As a senior level professional, the Architect Manager role primarily designs and builds software products to increase customer efficiency and profitability and increase Hollander revenues. This person works with multiple teams to ensure business and application requirements are understood and translated in to technical solutions that meet the above customer needs. Typical duties include the direct supervision of application developers across multiple development projects and timelines. This person will also collaborate with peers and senior management on establishing business and product goals, creation of project plans, the execution of project plans and development activity while following organizational principles and industry best practices for building software. A strong background in leading and developing web based, client server and mobile solutions is required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Provide a high degree of team leadership in the design, development, and implementation of complex software projects and solutions.
•Provide direct supervision of one or more teams of software developers, business analysts, and testers.
•Lead all architecture and design aspects for all product development work to ensure best of breed solutions.
•Develop software products as strategic tools to help Hollander compete in a global environment.
•Analyze emerging technologies to make recommendations for adaptation into past products and be a key contributor in developing roadmaps for future platforms that considers current products, technology and future needs.
•Implement process based approach to meeting organizational and team goals.
•Leverage industry knowledge and best practices, development experience and skills across multiple technology platforms, languages and tool sets to succeed as an Architect/Development Manager.
•Translate business/customer problems and ambiguous requirements into technical solutions without detailed design specifications and coach/mentor application developers in the process.

EDUCATION, SKILLS and EXPERIENCE
•Minimum of 4 years leading teams of software developers, analysts, and other professionals.
•12+ years experience in Microsoft technologies including VB 6.0, VB.Net, ASP.Net, and C#.Net.
•12+ years of professional experience in database design and development, preferably MS SQL.
•12+ years of professional experience of complementary technologies used for developing applications including JavaScript, JSON, JQuery, AJAX, XML, windows frameworks such as WPF, WCF, and WWF, security aspects of registration, authentication, and authorization, and patterns such as MVVM and MVC 3.
•8 years professional experience using service oriented architectures including REST services, web services and using enterprise service bus for developing n-tier applications.
•5 plus years developing external facing web sites used in ecommerce. Experience with cloud based systems a plus.
•Experience with building social networking applications using technologies such as Facebook API, Facebook Connect, Open Graph, etc., as well as work with mobile platforms in a professional setting is a strong plus.
•Strong working knowledge of content management systems
•Strong working knowledge of Scrum and Agile methodology.
•Requires practical understanding of continuous integration (CI) process and best practices.
•Ability to accurately establish the length and difficulty of tasks and projects and set reasonable objectives, anticipate and adjust for problems/roadblocks and measure results against goals.
•Ability to effectively communicate with others at all levels of the company both verbally and in writing.
•Ability to communicate technical issues in laymen’s terms.
9 years ago
Position: Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Company: Hollander, a Solera company
Location: Plymouth/Minneapolis, MN
Please Visit: http://www.audatex.us
staffing @ audatex.com


Join the leading provider of software and services for the automobile parts recycling industry! Hollander, a subsidiary of Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH), delivers market-leading recycling solutions used by thousands of insurance companies, collision repair shops and automotive recyclers in the United States and Canada. Our market position, combined with a strong financial position, enables us to continually invest in our technology, our clients and, our employees.

Hollander is currently seeking a seasoned Sr. QA Analyst for Plymouth/Minneapolis, MN.

Summary
The Senior Quality Assurance Analyst’s role is to develop and establish quality assurance standards and
measures for products and services created by Hollander. This individual will also gather and analyze data in support of business cases, proposed projects, and systems requirements. This will include writing test plans and scripts for tracking defects and fixes in product development. The senior QA Analyst will apply proven analytical and problem-solving skills to help validate software processes through careful testing in order to create products of the highest quality and standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Develop and establish quality assurance procedures for all applications, products, and services and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout the development lifecycle.
• Create reports, recommendations, and alternatives that address existing and potential problem areas in products, systems, and services.
• Create and execute test plans and scripts that will determine optimal application performance according to specifications.
• Ensure that testing activities allow applications to meet business requirements and systems goals, fulfill end-user requirements, and identify existing and potential issues.
• Collaborate with software personnel in application testing, such as system, unit, regression, load, and acceptance testing methods.
• Make recommendations for improvements of applications to programmers and software developers or engineers.
• Communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to project stakeholders and management.
• Analyze formal test results in order to discover and report any defects, bugs, errors, configuration issues, and interoperability flaws.
• Assist in the development of change control processes, practices, and guidelines for new and existing technologies.
• Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of quality assurance best practices.

EDUCATION, SKILLS and EXPERIENCE
• 7+ years of QA experience.
• 5+ years of Test automation experience.
• 3+ Load testing experience.
• 2 years of Lead experience.
• Create test plans, strategies and test cases and define/document testing process to be followed.
• Determine performance and scalability testing for each applicable system.
• Design, implement and train respective team members on appropriate testing methodologies, and test automation.
• Determine performance and scalability testing for each applicable system.
• Worked with one or more automation tools: QTP, WinRunner, Rational Robot, Ranorex UI, Testpartner, MSTest, and CodedUI.
• Has basic coding experience with one of the following languages: VBscript, C, C++, C#, VB, Java
• Any experience with TDD and BDD is a plus.
• Install, configure, document, and provide training on any necessary Quality Assurance tools.
• Strong working knowledge of Scrum and Agile methodology.
• Requires practical understanding of continuous integration (CI) process and best practices.
• Ability to accurately establish the length and difficulty of tasks and projects and set reasonable objectives, anticipate and adjust for problems/roadblocks and measure results against goals.
• Ability to perform special assignments as requested.
• Ability to perform and orchestrate multiple activities simultaneously.
• Ability to effectively communicate with others at all levels of the company both verbally and in writing.
9 years ago