Digial Quality Assurance Analyst
Defines, develops, maintains, and executes test scripts for Web Ops projects and/or maintenance items. Strives to ensure that system requirements are satisfied for internal and external application users. Ensures project testing is complete and testing risks are identified prior to implementation. Manages defects from identification to closure through the Software Development Life Cycle.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Defines, develops and maintains test scripts.
Independently executes test plans and test scripts based on planned project schedules and in accordance with QA methodology.
Proactively escalates issues to the QA Lead and alerts the project team on potential impact to test schedule.
Records and tracks defects uncovered during the execution of test scripts. Drives defect towards resolution; proposes and designs retest cases, scripts and data.
Provides timely and accurate status defect information and appropriate metrics to facilitate QA reporting.
Participates in Testing Production Support though rotating on-call responsibilities.
Provides consistent and uninterrupted testing service to the organization and minimizes risk of systems down time.
Reviews requirements and specifications and provides input during requirements and specification walkthroughs.
Develops and executes basic SQL queries.
Contributes to the development of the test plans and project testing approach. Contributes to the development of project and release Test Plan documents. Understands and contributes to the process of test estimates and project schedules.
Participates in test planning, test case design and test script walkthroughs with QA Leads. Understands testing to be accomplished and suggests changes for efficiencies within or between projects.
May assist in the preparation of test estimates and project schedules.
Adheres to established standards and methodologies. Utilizes tools and methodologies to improve individual effectiveness and to increase efficiencies in the QA process.
Develops and sustains appropriate relationships with peers and other project team members.
Understanding and applying guidelines for ethical decision making
Acts in the best interests of Airgas
Demonstrates integrity in all situations
Hold self and others to Airgas values
Effectively articulates Airgas's promise to marketplace
Focusing on business results
Understands the financial implications of business decisions
Sets and purses aggressive goals to reach peak performances
Puts top priority on generating sustained successful business performance
Meets or exceeds performance expectations
Inspires trust by delivering on promises
Adheres to Airgas's policies, practices, code of conduct and Applicable laws and regulations
Demonstrates Airgas's values through actions and communication
Actively participates in the change process
Demonstrates resilience and commitment during times of change
Revises priorities as appropriate to response to change
Adapts project plans and/or work tasks to create alignment with overall goals
Takes initiative to improve own capabilities as business changes
Delivers service in compliance with contractual agreement
Meets or exceeds established performance standards
Manages service delivery so that internal processes are invisible to team players
Uses available tools and systems to deliver timely, accurate services
Strong leadership capabilities, good judgment and the ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong analytical, problem solving and planning ability. Detailed oriented. Observational.
Ability to multi-task to accomplish workload efficiently. Excellent time management.
Good work ethic and general business acumen.
Proficient on Microsoft Office suite.
Experience with system development lifecycle and test engineering methodologies.
Working knowledge of testing concepts, verification and validation techniques, defect management, quantitative methods, risk management and measurement programs.
1-3 years experience in Quality Assurance or extensive knowledge of Airgas business functions.
Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and work experience in the Information Technology field and/or eCommerce industry.
Certified Software Testing Engineer (CSTE) designation.
Knowledge of eCommerce - commercial transactions conducted electronically on the internet via a webstore or a native mobile application
Working knowledge of defect tracking and quality principles and testing tools.
Knowledge of Oracle, Web and Middle tier testing.
Understanding of project management methodologies.
Basic programming knowledge
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability