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Manual QA Engineer

  • Location: Knoxville, 37915
  • Salary: $75000 - $95000 / year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

Manual Quality Assurance Analyst - Knoxville, TN

We are seeking a manual QA Analyst/Engineer to help us build high quality enterprise software solutions. A very strong functional and manual testing background is a must but will have the opportunity to grow skills with automation using Selenium and Cucumber!

Be a part of designing and developing robust test plans, data sets for testing, and wield scripting languages and manual tools/frameworks to deliver innovative test solutions for a new retail eCommerce platform!


  • Develop complete and robust test suites.
  • Design test plans, cases, and scripts that will uncover potential defects. Execute these test suites and perform data validation that will lead to high quality software solutions.
  • Generate and maintain complex test data sets
  • Work with Software Engineers and other teams to ensure quality solutions are implemented, and engineering best practices are defined and adhered to.
  • Report defects accurately; facilitate issue tracking and successful resolution; assess and communicate risk of various types and help engineers and stakeholders make collaborative decisions about risk tolerance for each production release
  • Review and improve user stories produced by product owners and customers so that they are actionable by project teams
  • Participate in Agile planning/review/retrospective activities and help to make adjustments to processes, environments, tools, etc. in order to make project teams more effective and capable of producing higher quality deliverables tightly aligned with business needs
  • Configure and maintain test environments
  • Research, evaluate, and utilize new technologies/tools/frameworks centered in the Quality Assurance space

Ideal candidates have a mix of the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM related field - this is a MUST
  • 2+ years of experience in a manual testing role focused Enterprise Applications
  • Experience testing API's and web services
  • Substantial focus on software quality, producing/reviewing requirements, and pinpointing appropriate acceptance criteria
  • Significant experience at designing positive and negative unit tests, functional tests, integration tests, and end-to-end tests for multi-tiered, highly complex Enterprise systems
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong SQL query and PL/SQL skills at an intermediate level
  • Familiarity with Java, Web Services and REST APIs, JSON, HTML, and JavaScript


  • Agile/Scrum experience
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence
  • Test Automation experience using Selenium, Cucumber, etc.
  • Scripting (Java, Python, etc.)
  • Performance testing experience.
The Perks:  Family first culture with exceptional work/life balance. Opportunity to learn and work with automation including Selenium and Cucumber.  Fantastic benefits including full suite of medical benefits, matching retirement savings, robust PTO and much, much more!

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.