Job Order #1171

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Posted Date: 12/30/2013
Job Category: Systems Alliance Careers
Position Title: Senior Quality Engineer
Salary Range:
Location: Hunt Valley, MD
Desired Skills:
Name Level Experience Required
Automated Test Scripts No
Created Test Cases Yes
Define Tests Yes
Selenium No
Test Automation No
Test Design No
Test Development No
Web Application Testing No

Senior Quality Engineer


Systems Alliance (SAI) is a Baltimore-based technology company that serves clients across North America. From our office in Hunt Valley, Maryland we build packaged software, provide digital strategy, web design and development, systems integration and recruiting services to our clients in the commercial, higher education, government and healthcare industries.


SAI’s flagship content management application, SiteExecutive (, has been chosen by the world’s distinguished healthcare, education and commercial organizations as the content management platform for their websites and intranets. And, we have just started to develop an exciting new product that will expand our market.  Our product team is seeking an experienced Senior Quality Engineer to define, design and execute testing to ensure the quality of SAI’s products.


Essential Roles and Responsibilities


  • Engage in our agile process to help define, develop, test and deliver our SaaS and on premise products

  • Define test strategy, test plans and test cases for each release

  • Help drive our transition to test automation

  • Execute tests and collaborate with the team to resolve issues

  • Ensure quality


Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Flexible, independent worker and excellent team player who will focus on meeting the commitments for each sprint, including timeliness and quality

  • Desire to take ownership of assigned tasks and share the responsibility for quality with the product team

  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to be clear and concise in all communications

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with team members, various levels of management, clients and external groups

  • Must be detail-oriented, pro-active and able to prioritize and juggle multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to work independently and provide excellent follow-through on tasks is essential

  • Experience with CMS systems preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Internet technologies: Web Servers; HTML; CSS; Java Application Server such as Tomcat; REST API and JavaScript

  • Understanding of various technologies including SQL Server, Windows OS, SMTP Servers and FTP Server

  • Working knowledge of testing concepts, verification and validation techniques, defect management and risk management


Required Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems

  • At least 2 to 5 years of testing in an automated environment; experience with Selenium preferred

  • Experience testing packaged software preferred

  • Knowledge of and work experience with quality engineering methodologies

  • Working knowledge of SQL; proficient with all Microsoft Office suite products


Why Work With Us?


  • You’ll work with great people. SAI hires nice, smart people who balance hard work with fun. We strive to make our work environment engaging and productive, without interoffice politics.

  • You’ll be a part of the team responsible for delivering our new product.  Participating in our agile process, you’ll help to ensure we’re building the right product for our expanding market.

  • You’ll grow professionally. Our employees are encouraged to further develop in their profession, stay on top of trends in the industry, and share their knowledge and experience with each other and our clients through our annual conference, webinars, blogs, and team collaboration events.

  • Your voice will be heard. You have the opportunity to be an integral part of a tight knit team in a small company where opinions and ideas are listened to and valued.

  • Location, location, location. Our location off of I-83 across from Hunt Valley Towne Centre is very convenient, and our office building has terrific amenities including a fitness center, cafeteria, childcare center, dry cleaner, auto detailer, health and nutrition store and more.

  • Competitive salary and benefits. We offer competitive salaries, 100% employer paid health insurance for staff, health savings accounts, 401(k) with a 25% match, paid time off and holiday pay.


How to Apply


Please submit your resume in MS Word format, salary requirements and professional references to Sponsorship is not available, principals only please.

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