Pyramid Systems, Inc. - Careers - Quality Control Engineer III

Pyramid Systems, Inc. - Careers


Quality Control Engineer III (Job Posting #: 201409004)

The Quality Control (Test) Engineer writes and maintains project Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Summary Reports, and other relevant test documentation (including test defect analysis reports), executes test cases according to project Test Plans, documents test defects in Defect Tracking Tool, reviews new or modified program, including documentation, diagram, and flowchart and monitors program performance after implementation.

Basic Duties/Responsibilities

  • Reviews and understands requirements documents, use cases and/or design documents in order to create Test Plans; writes and maintains complex test cases and test scripts
  • Executes test cases and test scripts in order to test the software application for validity of results, accuracy, reliability, and conformance to established standards
  • Tracks bugs in bug tracking tool until closure, includes validation of fixed bugs and collaborating with the development team and/or client to reproduce bug
  • Writes documentation, generates test results reports and other performance metrics to analyze and evaluate quality of software application
  • Implements best practices and standards to attain quality software
  • Sets up the test environment and prepares test data, includes writing complex database scripts
  • Conducts peer review on test scripts and documentation
  • Writes status reports and participates in status meetings
  • Writes, revises, and verifies quality standards and test procedures to attain quality of software
  • Provides guidance and mentors junior and mid-level testers
  • Maintains familiarity with the field's concepts, practices, processes, and procedures

Reporting Relationships

  • Position reports to: Quality Control Manager



  • College Degree in Computer Science, Information Management System or related field, and/or specialized training beyond high school

Required Skills

  • Experience in complex test script writing and execution, QC practices and knowledge of various testing tools
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good reading, writing, and communication skills
  • Creative and independent problem solver




Pyramid Systems, Inc.
703.553.0800  | 2677 Prosperity Ave Suite 700, Fairfax, VA 22031