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Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
US-NV-Las Vegas

Job Title: Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: Wynn

Job Description and Responsibilities:

Wynn Resorts is a Fortune 500 company led by hospitality industry visionary Steve Wynn. Currently operating in the top two casino gaming markets in the world, Wynn is financially stable and growth oriented. Our 12,000 employees at our Wynn Las Vegas and Encore properties have helped us win more Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Wynn resorts are known for their innovative design, luxury offerings, and exceptional guest service. Joining Wynn means working for a leader in the global resort industry, one that has set today’s standards and will likely define them tomorrow.

The Sr. QA Engineer role plays an important part in SDLC development process. The ideal candidate will be responsible for assist in configuration of applications and integration interfaces in test environments to point to correct URLs/servers/ports to ensure connectivity between applications is intact. Work closely with Development and Software Architecture team members to understand the system flows, processes and back end architecture. Another core responsibility will be to coordinate downtimes in QA test environments to the affected groups and troubleshoot issues in test environments. This individual will also be creating and executing manual and automation test scripts, reporting, document defects with detailed description and supporting information. The Sr. QA Engineer will apply proven analytical and problem-solving skills to help validate IT processes through careful testing in order to maximize the benefit of business investments in IT initiatives. Report progress to test manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Good understanding of basic technical concepts associated with hardware, software, applications, multi-tier architecture, etc.
  • Design and implement change control processes to track changes being made to QA environments using Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Review test environment change requests and implementation plans to minimize chances of negative impact to QA environments and projects in testing.
  • Identify missing steps on implementation plans and recommend changes to be made to have an accurate implementation plan before deploying into QA environments.
  • Approve/reject change requests in test environments by anticipating their impact to projects in testing.
  • Ensure security policies and change control processes outlined for QA test environments are strictly adhered to.
  • Troubleshoot test environment issues related to various applications, servers, services, etc. to resolve them in a timely manner.
  • Reboot servers and restart services to get applications to a running state in test environments.
  • Delete log files or compress files and folders on servers running out of disk space in test environments as a workaround and notify Systems Engineering to add more disk space as a solution.
  • Use VMware tools to power on/off virtual machines (VMs).
  • Assist in configuration of applications and integration interfaces in test environments to point to correct URLs/servers/ports to ensure connectivity between applications is intact.
  • Analyze business requirements documents and functional/technical specifications documents.
  • Work closely with Development and Software Architecture team members to understand the system flows, processes and back end architecture.
  • Create, review and update test cases as well as test scripts to keep up with changes in requirements and technical specifications.
  • Expertise in Quality Center to document test cases, test runs, test results, and generating test progress summary reports.
  • Execute sanity, smoke, functional, regression, stress/performance (load) testing based on project and application needs.
  • Test any new software to ensure integration into company systems meets functional requirements, system compliance, and technical specifications.
  • Analyze formal test results in order to discover and report any defects, bugs, errors, configuration issues, and interoperability flaws.
  • Re-test releases containing product defect fixes to validate they function as per expectations.
  • Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of quality assurance best practices.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in software engineering, computer science, or business administration or equivalent work experience.
  • Good understanding of basic technical concepts associated with hardware, software, applications, multi-tier architecture, etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft SharePoint.
  • 3-5 years of experience as a QA tester for major application integration and/or major application product release.
  • Strong knowledge of system testing best practices and methodologies.
  • Extensive experience with core software applications, including Microsoft web and client/server applications.
  • Experience with writing basic or advanced SQL queries used to retrieve information stored in SQL Database.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools like Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Detail-oriented data analysis, data verification, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience with statistical reporting and analysis.
  • Strong at using QA testing tools like QC, Load Runner, QTP and SOAP UI.
  • Good understanding of various Software Development Life Cycle methodologies.
  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Must be able to obtain a Nevada Gaming Card.
  • Expertise in applications like Micros Opera, Micros Simphony, IGT Gaming Systems (CTA,
  • CCTG, Table Touch Main Floor, Patron Management), NeWave Title 31, Newmarket Delphi, Slots Gaming and Epicor Retail Software Suite.
  • Experienced in testing websites in different Operating Systems and Browsers as well as testing mobile websites.
  • Testing and Other Tools: Quality Center, Load Runner, Soup UI, QTP, Microsoft TFS, Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Environment: Microsoft Windows Servers 2003/2008/2008 R2, Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008/2008 R2, vSphere 5.5.
  • Strong understanding of technical concepts related to hardware, software, physical machines, virtual machines, multi-tier architecture.
  • Exposure to .Net technologies, web services, stored procedures, and middle tier applications.