QA Analyst in Minneapolis, MN at Consultis

Date Posted: 6/1/2018

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Job Description

As a quality analyst on the team, you will be responsible for constructing test plans and executing tests on (IVIs). The ideal candidate is effective in a fast-paced Agile Development environment, pushing industry best practices and system maturity through analysis and test planning testing of products. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain, and communicate meaningful testing plans and recaps that drive product decisions.
  • Analyze and develop test cases that exercise the entire functionality of the  system, including systems and mobile apps
  • Execute regression tests prior to engineering and production releases of software
  • Communicate results, themes and trends in testing execution runs to project stakeholders to drive decisions
  • Accurately document issues found, assign proper severity, and engage members of the team to drive resolution
  • Ensure products are being developed to documented design and user experience standards
  • Provide recommendations on areas that will benefit from automated testing
  • Have a customer-focused mindset for delivering a product that is centered around a great customer experience
  • Be an active participant in and help enhance a mature agile environment
  • Be flexible enough to work on products being produced for a fast-changing market
  • Constantly look for ways to increase the team’s velocity/productivity by eliminating waste
  • Help build and maintain high team morale

Skills and Knowledge

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of testing experience on a production-released software system
  • Demonstrated track record of improving quality on projects
  • Clear understanding of the differences and requirements around regression testing, acceptance testing, and smoke testing
  • Ability to gauge customer impact and create risk-based testing plans
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience reporting bugs in tools like Jira and Bugzilla
  • Experience with Agile development methods such as Scrum and Kanban
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or strong work equivalent
  • Mobile development and UI testing experience
  • Experience testing embedded Linux systems
  • Automated testing framework creation and development experience