QA Test Analyst

Preston Hunter Taylor , Texas 76574

Posted 1 week ago

Summary of Responsibilities

Develop and support application testing strategies and create test plans. Lead and coordinate quality assurance and testing activities in support of ERCOT projects with business testers. Perform system and functional testing. Coordinate testing, business and other teams to provide Project Management (PM) with estimates of testing efforts and testing resources. Create testing timelines for projects, including milestones, and provide daily updates to the project team of progress against timeline. Create reports and dashboards on defect metrics and testing progress using test management tool (HP Quality Center, ALM).

Essential Job Duties

Lead and coordinate functional, technical and vendor resources in testing efforts to ensure ERCOT testing process and procedure are followed.

Develop test strategy, test plan and communicate strategy to relevant disciplines/stakeholders clearly and appropriately

Develop and modify test scenarios and test scripts

Perform system and functional testing

Perform day-to-day coordination of testing activities

Review test scripts to ensure appropriate tests are created and executed correctly to verify requirements

Manage testing effort and defects though defect lifecycle

Create testing progress reports, dashboard and test coverage using test management tool QC (ALM)

Develop and promote quality testing practices

Ensure that testing is completed to agreed standards and that business and operational acceptance criteria are met

Liaise with other management and IT disciplines to ensure project testing objectives are met

Report to management on testing and quality requirements/activities in order to identify any deviations from plan and to carry out any necessary corrective action

Perform and coordinates functional, system, integration and regression testing

Supports test data requests

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, perform tasks assigned by the supervisor and manager

Job Competencies

Functional/Technical Skills

Time and Process Management

Problem Solving

Written and Verbal Communication

Preferred technical skills


HP Quality Center (ALM)

Knowledge of HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT)


Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences, Information Systems or related field or eight years applicable experience is required

Work Experience

Minimum of 5 years (in excess of degree requirements stated above) of progressively responsible experience in Software system and application testing

3+ years of managing and coordinating system and application testing

Minimum of 5 years with HP Quality Center (ALM)

Minimum of 2 years with data validation

Demonstrable experience of creating quality assurance artifacts to include test plans, test scripts and test reporting

Experience using HP Unified Functional Testing

Expertise in PL/SQL

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Superior computer skills including common business applications such as MS Windows and MS Office including Excel, Word and Access

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