Senior QA Test Analyst

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/10/18
Kansas City, MO
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/10/18

As the Senior QA Test Analyst, you will perform complex testing tasks including planning, scheduling, troubleshooting, and testing to ensure that developed products meet requirements and design specifications. You will work as a leader within a delivery team and communicate with project teams and business areas. You will be responsible for the quality of test cases, the testing schedule, and defect resolution. Additionally, you will:

  • Mentor QA Analysts and help drive improvements and efficiencies within QA and the organization overall
  • Define test objectives, create test plans, develop strategy, and write and execute manual test cases
  • Direct test planning and scheduling
  • Be accountable for activities of the Business Area Testing Team
  • Generate and analyze reports to provide metrics to project teams and upper management
  • Manage priorities when assigned to multiple teams
  • Establish guidelines for testing
  • Be aware of defects and status for transparency
  • Assertively escalate issues to management and product teams
  • Stay current on evolving QA industry processes and standards
  • Partner with Technical Testing Team, Project Managers, Business Analysts, and Development Resources

What You’ll Need to be Successful:

  • Minimum of 5 years of practical software testing experience
  • Bachelor of Science degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with functional, integration, and regression testing techniques is desired, not required
  • Proven written/verbal communication skills, including the ability to lead technical discussions
  • Superior problem solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Experience working in a project team environment and ability to influence the quality of the product in that environment
  • Diverse technology experience (across databases, operating environments, application platforms, delivery models, etc.)
  • Exposure to multiple software development methodologies

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