Quality Assurance Analyst

Early Bird Staffing Watertown , CT 06779

Posted 2 months ago

Quality Assurance AnalystLocation:Hartford County, CTContract position. Local Candidates only.Payrate: 65hrWork Eligibility: Greencard/U.S. CitizenResponsibilities:
  • Participates in or may lead the design and implementation of QA test strategies and protocols for testing software releases
  • Ensures the full application of all relevant QA standards to validate application functionality
  • Documents, tracks and verifies defects and fixes in assigned applications.
  • Develops, documents and implements QA standards.
  • Participates in ensuring that assigned projects adhere to agreed-upon functional specification and applicable QA standards.
  • Mentors junior QA analysts or contingent workforce and may provide technical direction as needed for specific project testing initiatives
  • Regularly reviews and interprets QA results and reports up to Management as applicable
  • Provides regular Input for the QA organization in ensuring the timely and efficient delivery of accurate and functional new or modified business systems applications.
  • May Provide technical direction to team resources for specific project testing initiatives
  • Participates in or may lead the design & development of automation test scripts using automation tools
  • Participates in making decisions to release applications under development to production.
  • Uses ingenuity in applying analytical techniques and organizational skills to identifying and evaluating alternatives and to developing recommended approaches to resolving quality assurance issues with ongoing process improvement.
  • Works on the interpretation of complex QA issues and problems for technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Interprets specific aspects of QA findings and protocols for QA Management.
  • Communicates complex information to both technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Participates in industry QA groups; evaluates issues from QA groups as they pertain to DTCI; suggests and helps design potential courses of action or process changes.
  • Typically communicates with both internal and external contacts at a variety of organizational levels up to Mid-level Technology.
  • Participates in interactions with management of other departments or units or functions regarding QA issues and problems with assigned applications.
Basic Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in a structured software environment with direct software testing – or – 3 years of experience in a structured software environment with direct software testing and a degree in a computer/software related field
  • Very good experience in using various software testing tools and methodologies with special expertise in UI automation
  • Very good experience testing systems developed with enterprise integration technologies such as JMS, Web Services, and RESTful Services, and Enterprise Service Bus (e.g. Kafka)
  • Very good experience testing web applications developed in front-end technologies such as GWT, Javascript, Ajax, CSS, HTML 5, Java, React and .Net
  • Good knowledge and experience with a programming language(s), databases, and new technology stacks and how these relate to software testing
  • Good knowledge of trends, technology advances, new products, and best practices relevant to QA methodologies & test tools
  • Ability to lead/influence positive change and results in all areas of software testing amongst a talented team of analysts
  • Understands complex systems and requirements and formulates optimal test strategies to meet current and future needs that align with DTCI
  • Thorough understanding of the Agile Development process and the role of QA as an engineer of productivity
  • Ability to present and mentor to all levels of team members and most levels of management
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Very strong self-management and leadership skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Fast learner and interest to master different technologies
Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 8+ years of experience in a structured software/testing environment with a minimum of 2 years direct test tool experience or application development – or – at least 5+ years of experience in a structured software/testing environment with a minimum of 2 years direct test tool experience or application development and a degree in a computer/software related field
  • Good API and automation testing experience
  • Strong SQL skills
Required Education
  • BS or equivalent
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Quality Assurance Analyst

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