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Software Quality Assurance Consultant

Dillon Software, Inc.


Dillon Software builds and supports numerous projects to deliver consumer media and ecommerce applications for the public library sector.  On the back end, our stack includes RESTful and GraphQL web services and integration workflows using a large variety of AWS services such as Elastic Beanstalk, RDS (Postgres and Oracle), Lambdas, ElastiCache, SQS, ECS, ElasticSearch, and others. We create single-page applications using React and Redux, and native mobile applications using Swift and Kotlin.  Media is protected with DASH, FairPlay, and HLS.We also have a few legacy JSP/servlet applications.

We are looking for an experienced Quality Assurance Consultant for a 6 to 12-month engagement. Working in collaboration with Dillon Software and our client, the consultant will drive an increase in our collective QA / QC capabilities and effectiveness, with a focus on the following areas:

  1. Benchmark the QA team maturity against industry standards, and develop improvement plans.
  • Lead design and implementation of a structured, business-driven approach to testing, including flexible and agile testing techniques.
  • Apply industry best practices, methodologies and knowledge particularly related to the following:
      • Risk Assessment
      • Capacity planning and scalability
      • System-wide performance monitoring, analysis and tuning
      • Systems integration monitoring
      • automated testing of both front and back end applications
  • Advise on the configuration and maintenance of the requisite hardware, software and testing services infrastructure including test environments and tools.
  • Help evaluate existing resources and create a plan for additional staff and skill sets.
  • Train testing teams and mentor the entire organization in best practices, testing workflow, and software and tools.
  • Please visit http://www.dillonsoftware.com/careers.html to view a complete job description and enumeration of requirements.