The Quality Assurance Analyst, Modria tests and quality assures programs, application modules and products of increasing complexity created by the Modria development department using systematic quality assurance techniques (automated and manual). The QA Analyst provides support for various modules to customers, peers and management with diagnostic troubleshooting assistance and strives to further organizational and company goals.
Test and validate program modules of increasing complexity to meet specifications and procedures standards.
Conduct thorough and accurate testing of client/server and web-based applications.
Document software defects in the issue-tracking system and proactively communicate with software developers.
Validate all written documentation for assignments for accuracy and completion.
Validate software releases of basic complexity prior to distribution.
Execute on automated test scripts and evaluate.
Create and maintain test plans and test cases of typically basic complexity for all testing assignments.
Adhere to and assist in the development of standards and procedures.
Assist with reviewing and editing test case scripts and writing queries.
Assist with documenting and executing black box, exploratory/heuristic, end-to-end, and any other testing approaches necessary to ensure effective product test coverage.
Assist in the identification of new procedures, methods and/or tools to improve the efficiency of the QA process.
Assist in the design and requirements for new products.
Provide analysis and consulting support for development and support employees.
Occasional travel may occur.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Sciences, Management Information Science, or Business. Equivalent work experience may substitute for degree requirement.
2+ years of QA experience required.
Professional work experience with the following technologies:
Ability to write manual test cases based on acceptance criteria from user stories
Solid analytical and problem-solving skills involving sound decision making and effective resolutions.
Solid understanding of QA testing methodologies and practices preferred.
Basic understanding of coding and/or scripting is preferred (in order to troubleshoot simple script errors).
Firm knowledge and experience with relational databases including solid knowledge and understanding of SQL and query writing.
Ability to maintain a test environment effectively with regards to products, tools, data and related aspects.
Full software development lifecycle familiarity is strongly preferred.
Keen attention to detail.
Strong planning and organizational skills involving the ability to manage multiple work streams effectively.
Strong time management skills with proven track record of delivering successful results.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills involving the ability to communicate verbally and in writing technical and non-technical information.
Proficient with Microsoft Office.
Ability to work independently as well as collaborate in a team.
Ability to be effective in a fast-paced environment.
Must be able to travel occasionally.
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