15 days old
2018-07-022018-07-30

Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst

Minneapolis, MN 55402
  • Job Code
    630861
job summary:

The Quality Assurance Analyst is responsible for developing and executing formal test plans to ensure the timely delivery of high quality and frequently complex technology projects. The Quality Assurance Analyst works as part of a larger project team with both the business partners and technology teams to ensure that test plans include both functional and non-functional requirements. The Quality Assurance Analyst will document all test results and where defects are discovered they will assist in their resolution with the technology teams and business partners

 
location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
job type: Contract
work hours: 9 to 5
education: No Degree Required
 
responsibilities:

- Design and develop the test approach, test plan and test schedule to effectively validate technology projects on both functional requirements and technical specifications.

-Write test cases/scripts, create test data and document expected test results.

-Design processes for test case automation and test execution.

-Review system specifications and documentation at appropriate points in the Solution Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC).

-Define, track and publish quality assurance metrics related to each project.

- Effectively manage and execute the testing process to validate that all functional and non-functional requirements are met.

-Maintain records of all test results using the designated tool set.

-Provide consistent and timely test execution status reporting to the project team and business partners.

-Review system and functional documentation as part of the testing process and make suggestions for changes or improvements where required.

-Actively participate in project phase end review sessions.

- Manage and actively participate in the test defect resolution process; including producing comprehensive defect descriptions, identify the cause, scope, risks and impact of a problem and facilitating defect reviews.

-Provide feedback to technology teams and business partners on design and usability improvements.

-Validate all product fixes and escalate issues that may affect the schedule, budget or quality of the product or testing process.

-Verify compliance of test processes on all projects.

- Translate business partner needs in to functionally sound test plans.

-Analyze and understand industry testing and compliance requirements in addition to specific business partner requests and needs.

-Participate in business requirements discussions, design sessions and functional specification reviews with the technology teams and business partners.

-Ensure that test plans adequately test the functionality, interfaces, performance, and data integrity of the project.

- Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of current quality assurance principles, testing tools, processes, quality control methodologies and other technology advances.

-Assist in developing, improving and documenting the testing procedures.

-Ensure that the appropriate testing methodologies are applied on all assigned projects.

- Demonstrate an expert knowledge level of and be a vocal champion for the use of quality assurance principles, advanced testing tools, processes, quality control methodologies and other technology advances.

 
qualifications:

- Senior and Executive Level positions: Deliver quality process training to technology teams and act as an internal quality consultant to advise and influence business partners and the technology teams.

?- Provide testing expertise and coach/mentor the testing team around best practices in quality assurance methodologies, practices and techniques (this includes more junior Quality Assurance Analysts as well as the broader technology project teams).

 
skills:
  • Develop and execute comprehensive test plans for Web applications
  • Proven skills of being analytical in thinking about a user story and determining/questioning the acceptance criteria
  • Ability to provide proper work estimates for story points from QA perspective
  • Manage communications on progress, issues and risks
  • Lead execution and facilitation of testing, bug-tracking and validation efforts
  • Work with development team to fix and retest identified issues
  • Develop, maintain and execute (manual and automated) test scripts
  • Ability to automate tests to increase QA productivity
  • Develop and maintain regression beds for the application
  • Determine and execute regression scripts when needed
  • Create test reports/summaries for the team
  • Support release regressions and release validation in Production environment
  • Maintain knowledge of and follow QA best practices in the Agile environment
  • Lead the practice area within the product team
  • Analytical mindset with excellent Communication skills
  • Automation expertise (UFT or Selenium)
  • Experience in Agile (Scrum/Kanban)

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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