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19 May 2011

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Jobs in USA

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer (strong distributed systems background)

Silver Tail Systems provides behavior based fraud detection and prevention against business logic abuse on websites. Based in Palo Alto, Silver Tail is VC backed, and been in business for over 3 years. We currently have around 30 employees, but are growing rapidly. Silver Tail was founded by a team of fraud prevention experts who built anti-fraud and anti-phishing tools at eBay and PayPal. Combining experience with cutting-edge proprietary algorithms, Silver Tail has built a system that is scalable, minimizes false positive rates, and is extremely flexible in adapting to changing fraud attack vectors. Silver Tail Systems Forensics and Mitigation products helps to divert and block the bad behavior in real-time, without any application changes to a website. Silver Tail customers are some of the largest sites on the internet spanning multiple industries. We are cash-flow positive, growing rapidly and looking to add high caliber professionals to our team

Silver Tail is looking for a standout quality assurance engineer with experience testing
complex, distributed systems. This individual should be highly motivated, resourceful,
and enjoys taking on new challenges. In addition, the candidate is expected to be a selfstarter
who embraces the opportunity to learn new technologies. This candidate will join
an elite team of software engineers who are building cutting edge website fraud detection
software. The individual will play a key role defining, establishing, and maintaining
quality throughout the product development life cycle (PDLC).

Work on a small, elite team to test the Silver Tail Systems applications
Continue building out automated regression testing framework.
Create test plans and test cases for each component and/or feature.
Execution of test cases and defect tracking for all applications and projects.
Developing testing tools and resources to test at every level: unit, functional, and
Help define and lead the effort to implement quality requirements and processes.
Work within the Agile software development process with one week sprint intervals
Think independently and creatively to fill needs as they are identified.
Candidate will be a supportive team member as well as work independently on
multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

Intelligent and creative
Embrace new ideas (yours or from others)
At least 5+ years experience as a quality assurance engineer
Automated and performance testing experience with in house and/or 3rd party tools
Experience developing and maintaining automated testing frameworks
Strong UNIX (preferably LINUX) experience.
Proficient in at least 2 scripting languages (Python and UNIX shell preferred)
Some experience programming in a high-level object-oriented language (C++
Solid knowledge of testing techniques in order to apply risk-based testing concepts
Strong written and verbal English communication skills.
Excellent time-management, multitasking,

Silvertail Systems is a leader in the anti fraud, analytics area in the rapidly expanding market of the WWW and Internet. We offer an outstanding compensation package as well as lucrative equity in our firm. Please send your information to Herbnj@gmail. com

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