Quality Assurance Engineer - MySQL / LAMP / PHP

  • Santa Monica, CA
  • Contract

Company Description


Client is one of the country’s leading  marketing organizations world-wide.

Job Description

Quality Assurance Engineer

Company Description

Our client is today one of the world's largest direct response companies with sales of more than $1.5 billion per year and an average annual growth rate of 25% over the last 10 years. 



We have an immediate opening for a Quality Assurance Engineer. We are looking for an enthusiastic problem-solver who will participate in the effort of creating and maintaining an automated test suite for API  and GUI testing using a custom automation framework. This position will report to the QA Manager and work closely with the lead QA engineer, other QA engineers, developers and business analysts.


Job Overview:


  • Develop test plans and test cases for features and functionalities.
  • Develop and execute test scripts for API testing.
  • Build manual or automated Build Acceptance Test suites for multiple projects.
  • Support production release and create reports.
  • Work with developers for code review and test case review
  • Work with developers to debug and troubleshoot
  • Work with business analysts to clarify requirements and build test cases.
  • Work in a fast-paced agile environment.





  • 3+ years of Quality Assurance/Testing experience
  • 1+ years of automation experience
  • BS in computer science
  • Must be competent in at least one of the following languages: Ruby/Ruby on Rails, PHP, or Groovy
  • Must be competent in MySQL
  • Must have strong understanding of SDLC and QA process.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Must have good understanding of multi-tier software architecture.
  • Must have working knowledge on MySQL database.



  • Agile developer experience
  • Experience with LAMP
  • Experience with CI tools
  • RESTful web services testing using SoapUI (professional version)
  • Hands-on experience in programming with Selenium RC (Webdriver), Groovy Scripts, Ruby/Ruby on Rails, PHP.
  • Experience in managing/setting-up cloud based test environments.
  • Experience creating plug-in and add-ins for tool integration. (SoapUI, Redmine, Jira, Testrail, etc)
  • Experience in analyzing server monitors ((Splunk, Keynote, Gomez, Nagios, etc)
  • Performance and load testing experience