Job Title: Software Quality Assurance Specialist
Location: Hickory, NC
Responsible for executing quality test plans and automated test scripts to ensure delivery of quality information systems and/or software programs of moderate complexity that conform to organization standards and user requirements. Participates as needed in all aspects of the day-to-day operations and support of software quality assurance services. Serves as a subject matter expert on testing applications/software for assigned areas.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs tests and evaluates/validates test results including functional e2e testing, regression testing, systems testing, customer acceptance testing and stress/performance testing for moderately complex applications/systems. Manages defects and issues identified during testing through resolution.
Execute tests for functional, integration and regression testing utilizing test scripts, validating results against expected results documented in test plans.
Participates in reviews of business requirements and detail design documents for moderate/complex applications/systems. Gains understanding of business functions, applications, and activities pertinent to the project/request.
Establishes the technical configuration for testing, including all environmental components, data, automated test scripts, and security. Coordinates migrations into the QA environment.
Uses solid analytical and detail-oriented skills for the development of test strategies/plans, automated test scripts, and test cases.
Reports defects to system developers with specific criteria used to reproduce the defect
Conducts meetings to go over open defects with key business representatives and system developers
Authorizes implementation of new code to production
Bachelor's Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Business, Economics, Computer Information Systems Or
Associates Degree in Computer Information Systems and 1 year of relevant working experience
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Excellent problem-solving skills
Must possess a proven ability to complete detailed assignments accurately in a timely fashion
Strong organizational and planning skills
Strong Interpersonal Skills:
Verbal, written, teaming and collaborating with business and IT partners
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions in mathematical or diagram form.
Ability to understand and act upon verbal and written instructions
Ability to effectively communicate with people at various levels within the organization and to quickly grasp business requirements and processes
MAY PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.