Quality Assurance Analyst

Dunhill Professional Search & Government Solutions in Casasco D'Intelvi

  • Type: Full Time
position filled
We are looking for a Quality Assurance Analyst to support our client and provide business analysis and assist testing efforts. The ideal candidate should have experience testing Microsoft-based software written in ASP.NET, C#, experience with functional testing and experience supporting large enterprise application, using tools like Selenium, JUnit, JMeter, Serenity, Cucumber and other BDD tools and frameworks. This candidate will be responsible for quantitative analysis and process improvements using reporting tools like Tableau, Qlikview or Microsoft BI. Experience with MS SQL Server. Familiar with Agile Application Development Methodology. Candidates will also be responsible for the implementation of a quality assurance (QA) program in support of products and services,  establishing software quality standards for life cycle, documentation, development methods, testing and maintenance. Specifies functional and non-functional software requirements.  Conducts and/or oversees CMMI PPQA audits. Prepares test metrics and Interim Project Reviews (IPR). Job Responsibilities • Partners with the business, product and development team, serving as a senior QA resource, through all aspects of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including business requirements, functional specifications, integration and regression testing using currently testing methodologies and tools. • Provides high level of functionality, usability and testability expertise during requirements phase. Implements efficient and effective test plans for new systems, problems and/or enhancements. • Analyzes and dissects system requirements and technical specifications to create and execute test cases. Conducts software tests and diagnostics of a complex nature. • Plans, documents, evaluates, and tracks testing results to ensure system applications are free from defects. • Leads walk-through, inspection, review and user group meetings for quality assurance. • Participates in production implementation verification and is accountable for validating system quality. • Leads the evaluation of products and services for adherence to government directives, standards and guidelines concerning quality assurance. • Works with project teams to establish quantitative measurements and techniques for measuring software quality. • Leads test case reviews, designs reviews, and changes control activities. Documents and reports issues discovered during testing, and oversees the resolution. • Enters defects into defect tracking tool and manages/reviews defects entered by junior team members for accuracy and completeness. • Acts as a mentor for junior team members. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of study. 5 or more years professional software testing experience including test automation and/or infrastructure development, test planning, test case design, test methodologies Certifications/Licensures Certified Tester – Advanced Level (TTA, TA, and/or TM) desired Bachelor’s or MS degree in Public Health, Public Policy a plus. Other Job Specific Skills • Advanced knowledge of CMMI Level II/III, IEEE or other software development standards, SDLC Methodologies, and automation frameworks and test tools, including defect tracking. • Experience in customer support and working in a government customer environment. • Multitasking expertise, with the ability to work concurrently on several projects with specific instructions that may differ from project to project. • Excellent written and verbal communication and conflict resolution skills. • Ability to work across multiple disciplines. • Familiar with basic programming, object oriented concepts, database basics and SQL. • Knowledge of Defense Acquisition University (DAU) tenets. • Ability to transfer knowledge and translate technical concepts to non-technical resources and coworkers. • A high level of initiative with the ability to remain calm in stressful situations. • Advanced experience using integrated test management tools for defect tracking, test cases and requirements traceability. • Ability to work in a fast paced environment. • Must be a team player. • Familiarity with unit tests and automated testing desired.