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Software Quality Assurance Engineer I

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Software Quality Assurance Engineer I


Position Number: 10043929

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Job Close Date: 05/31/2018

Salary Minimum: $58,887

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Software Quality Engineer I. The Software Quality Assurance Engineer's (QA) role is to provide support for the Enterprise Application Development team through testing and deployment. The QA will work closely with lead developers and the director to ensure code is meeting internal standards. The QA will also work with developers to design and implement test plans for each solution. The QA will review requirements documentation and ensure solutions meet the customers' requirements and give usability suggestions to developer when appropriate. Lead developers and the director will provide training and guidance for reviewing code in various languages and platforms. The position will also handle deploying reviewed solutions into the production environment.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Software Quality Engineer will:

  • Test and review software solutions to ensure they are bug free and meet development standards.
  • Ensure appropriate documentation is provided for the client, and request additional documentation from the developers as needed.
  • Perform code review with the help of lead developers, director, and database administrators
  • Publish software from the review environment into the production environment
  • Professional development
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of at least one of the following languages: PHP, C#.NET, PL/SQL, SQL*Plus, as well as writing SQL statements for Oracle, MSSQL or MySQL.


Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • One to two (1-2) years combined software testing and development experience desired.
  • Experience with additional languages preferred. Experience with testing and code review preferred. Familiarity with Linux and shell scripting preferred.


Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references. This position will require a background check.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.

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Posted: 5/11/2018
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