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QA Analyst


Location: Boston, Massachusetts
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Responsibilities:

•        Analyze, and document client's business requirements and processes.

•        Evaluate body of Tests available for the application and identify in collaboration with dev team subset to be run for cloud migration effort;

•        Create manual test cases as needed to test business features and applications to verify client requirements are being addressed in the application migration;

•        Prepare time estimates, plan test execution and sprints, and report on progress for assigned tasks.

•        Create test plan / calendar to co-ordinate testing within the project and to establish time-lines for successful completion.

•        Develop, set up test data for test scenarios.

•        Execute test cases and documents results of the execution.

•        Document defects identified during test case execution and work with developers to resolve the defects.

•        Participate in all quality assurance activities such as peer review of test cases, test plans, and test case execution results.

•        Evaluate and utilize automation testing tools as required for load and performance testing in the project.

•        Assist team with resource estimates, metrics, defect reports, development progress, efficiency and quality.

•        Support and collaborate with production team to help reproduce defects and resolve cloud specific issues that arise during User Acceptance Testing.

•        All other duties assigned.

 

Required Qualifications:

 

•        Required: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information management or related field or equivalent experience.

•        Desired: Master’s Degree in Information Technology or related fields, or equivalent experience.

•        Required: Minimum of 6-7 years in software testing experience. Experience in full software development cycle. Experience in using Open Source Tools knowledge (such as test cases repository, defect tracking, STORM etc.)

•        Minimum four (2- 4) years’ experience in Enterprise, Health and Human Services or Healthcare industry experience required.

•        A minimum of three (2 -3) years’ experience using SQL strongly preferred.

•        Three (3) years’ experience with QA ALM test management tool, ALM, JIRA, and Confluence a plus.

•        Excellent verbal & written communication and presentation skills with technical and non-technical audiences required.

•        Good abilities to document along with samples of work such as: Test plans, specifications, use cases, test cases, test results, reproduction steps, status reports and guidance documents for interfaces, test tools and continuous integration test harnesses

•        Demonstrated experience in evaluating and writing SQL queries, Stored Procedures and shell scripts required, specific knowledge of Bash shell scripting is a plus.  Specific experience with Oracle database platforms and SQL query optimization;

•        Experience in working with Agile practices and in executing sprints

•        Knowledge of interpreting use cases and demonstrated experience testing the associated edge conditions.

•        Self-motivated, positive attitude, and ability to think creatively and “outside of the box” is required.

•        Demonstrated aptitude and deep curiosity for acquiring skills in emerging technologies.

•        Strong skills in unix, windows, cloud environments specifically AWS, IDEs, build and deployment tools.

•        Application server expertise specifically in JBOSS/Tomcat;

•        Knowledge of Ant and Maven, Huston/Jenkins and Sonar;

•        Capability to Test in an automated fashion if required, highly scalable distributed systems;

•        Practical experience as a Linux/Solaris OS user and knowledge of Bash shell scripting;

•        Must have experience with source control systems.

•        Solid analytical and development skills.

•        Strong communication skills (verbal and written).

•        Experience and ability to work in a constantly changing, fast paced, deadline driven environment.

 

Licenses / Certifications :

Plus: CSTE, CQA, Six Sigma or CMMI certification.

 


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