9 months ago
Software Quality Assurance Analyst
Pay Rate: 25.00 to 30.00 depending on experience
SUMMARY: Under general supervision, carries out procedures to ensure that information systems products and services meet company standards and end-user requirements. Will assist in the creation and review of software functional and technical requirements. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties include the following items: Performs tests of software to ensure proper operation and freedom from defects and adherence to functional and technical specifications. Create test data for applications as appropriate. Tracks various departmental quality metrics. Devises improvements to current procedures and develops models of possible future quality procedures. Tests requirements utilizing both White and Black-box testing models. Writes and reviews test plans, test specifications, and test cases for small and medium sized projects. Perform system and integration testing on web-based and client/server production applications. Assist the infrastructure team in validation of patch and security testing procedures. Review functional and technical specifications to find holes in features or problems at the requirements gathering phase. Conduct detailed analysis of test results to find product defects through both functional and UI testing. Perform research to determine the cause and legitimacy of reported production issues. Prioritize daily workflow and demands on quality, time and resources skills and experience. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform other duties as assigned. Some travel may be required. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: N/A SAFETY RESPONSIBILITY: Duties shall include observing all company, health, safety and environmental rules, ensuring that you are provided with full information on your area specific safety issues, all unique hazards are identified, and you are provided with the proper equipment to carry out your job in a safe manner. Also, the entire work area must be maintained to a high standard of housekeeping and Software Quality Assurance Analyst 2 Rev. 0 1/30/2004 low incidence of physical hazards and all accidents must be promptly reported to your supervisor or manager. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: High motivation and self-direction, sound problem-solving skills, technical troubleshooting, negotiating, decision-making skills and multi-tasking skills Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, using independent judgment & diplomacy. Ability to function in fast-changing, complex work environment and the ability to work on multiple time-critical issues concurrently are critical Excellent written and verbal communications skills, as well as detail oriented organizational skills Significant experience in regression testing and testing strategies. Significant experience in identifying, reproducing and isolating software defects. Experience with agile development methodologies Experience with cloud-based application and environments such as AWS and Azure. Knowledge of how to follow and adhere to a Software Development Life Cycle Knowledge of PVCS Source Tracking and/or Visual SourceSafe Ability to utilize personal computers is required; familiarity with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree and minimum of four years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with Oracle E-Business Suite highly desired. Moderate experience with PC Operating systems Significant experience with Bug Tracking systems Significant experience writing test cases and scripts Moderate experience with SQL and RDBMS (Oracle preferred) Significant experience with Windows operating systems Moderate experience with Test Automation software Moderate experience with HTML, .ASP /.NET, Significant experience with both Black Box and White Box Software Testing methods Test Certification desired or equivalent experience (two years) PHYSICAL EFFORT AND DEXTERITY: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to sit; use their hands and arms; and talk or hear; and focus on objects close up. The employee will also be required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Software Quality Assurance Analyst 3 Rev. 0 1/30/2004 The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
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