Covance QA Software Tester in Durham, North Carolina

Job Overview

We are seeking a Senior QA Software Analyst for our Raleigh/Durham or Burlington, NC location.

This position will be responsible for identifying, planning and executing testing activities in Agile/Scrum environment to ensure high quality software and ensure compliance according to regulatory statues, policies and procedures. Test Web Application software, including Java and .Net. Test Web Services, Test applications which utilize IBM's MQ Series platform. Perform black and white-box tests. Create and maintain test plans, cases and summaries. Write and execute manual and automated test cases/scripts. Manage test data and perform data analysis. Define, maintain and organize input and output data. Develop and maintain quality repositories to assure quality data integrity, including Microsoft SQL and Oracle platforms. Communicate QA risks, milestones, and status to the Scrum Master, QA lead or Project Manager. Review and verify functional and system requirements to ensure project deliverables pass QA criteria. Provide work estimates for testing activities. Assist in the setup and maintenance of QA test environment and tools. Collect and report on quality statistics and metrics. Record and monitor discovered defects and QA related issues. Participate in quality related discussions. Promote continuous improvement. Improve test cycle during Sprints through the use of testing tools.


B.S. Degree in Computer Science w/5-7 years of experience, 2 years in Test Automation


  • Design, Develop, Implement and Execute Test Automation Framework in Selenium , QTP, RTW etc

  • Appium

  • Visual Studio

  • LoadRunner scripting

  • Jenkins

  • JIRA

  • ETL verification

  • Quality Center

  • MQ Series

  • Web Services Testing Tools

  • SOAP and XML WSDL Testing

  • Back end validation of Microsoft SQL and Oracle platforms databases

Job Number 2018-25054

Job Category Information Technology

Position Type Full-Time

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