Software Quality Assurance Analyst

Elegant Solutions  •  Saint Paul, MN

Less than 5 years experience  •  Information Services

$80K - $150K
Posted on 12/06/17 by Reji Thomas
Elegant Solutions
Saint Paul, MN
Less than 5 years experience
Information Services
$80K - $150K
Posted on 12/06/17 Reji Thomas

Project Deliverables

For each project, the resource will be working with the project teams, and will be expected to create or participate

in creating:

· QA Accessibility Test Strategy (if applicable)

· QA Accessibility Test Plan

· QA Accessibility Test Cases

· QA Accessibility Test Closure

· Defect documentation

· Requirements Traceability Matrix

· Other documentation as requested (i.e., meeting notes, documented processes, change requests, status reports)

For these projects, the Accessibility / 508 Compliance Quality Assurance Analyst will be expected to:

· Have a complete understanding of Department’s QA accessibility / 508 compliance processes and methodologies, and work within the boundaries of these processes and methodologies.

· Educate and enforce the use of the QA processes and methodologies within the project teams.

· Work with appropriate resources in defining testable Accessibility Requirements and/or Accessibility Use

Cases and Accessibility Acceptance Criteria.

· Have a complete understanding of all functional and technical requirements and use cases.

· Have a complete understanding of and experience using JAWS for accessibility testing.

· Have complete understanding of the Accessibility Design document to ensure the design complements the

Accessibility Requirements. Approve Accessibility Design document if asked to perform QA project lead duties.

· Escalate any challenges to the appropriate resources in a timely manner.

· Assist in managing the overall scope of the Accessibility testing effort.

· Complete required QA Accessibility documentation in an accurate and timely manner.

· Receive appropriate approval and sign-off for all Accessibility testing documentation.

· Execute all Accessibility test cases according to the QA Accessibility Test Plan, or explain (in QA Accessibility

Test Closure) why risk-based / priority testing was executed.

· Transfer knowledge to DEPARTMENT staff.

· Perform other related duties, as assigned.

 

Project Environment

The Accessibility Quality Assurance Analyst will interface with a variety of individuals—both on the project team

and outside the project team—who may have a vested interest and can offer information pertaining to the project.

 

Responsibilities

· Work with the appropriate resources to define and write Accessibility Testable Requirements

(Waterfall), and/or Accessibility User Stories and Accessibility Acceptance Criteria (Agile).

· Work with the QA Supervisor and/or QA Lead to create the Level of Effort (LOE) estimate for all accessibility testing activities within the project.

· Work with the State’s QA Supervisor and/or QA Lead to create the QA Accessibility Test Strategy (if

applicable).

· Work with the State’s QA Supervisor and/or QA Lead to create the QA Accessibility Test Plan.

· Work with project QA Lead, Business Analysts, Developers, and/or DBA’s in defining and writing detailed

and reusable Accessibility test cases.

· Document all defects in the defect tracking tool in an accurate manner and within 24 hours.

· Escalate all challenges to the appropriate resource(s) within 24 hours.

· Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

· Attend and participate in the Defect Triage and Review meetings.

· Transfer knowledge to Department’s staff.

· Follow the State’s Change Management process.

· Work with State staff and staff from other vendors as required for Program / Project.

Mandatory Qualifications:

B.S. or B.A. degree (4year) with two (2) years’ experience as an accessibility / 508 compliance testing

Quality Assurance Analyst

OR

Associates degree (2year) with five (5) years’ experience as an accessibility / 508 compliance testing

Quality Assurance Analyst

OR

Ten (10) years’ experience as an accessibility / 508 compliance testing Quality Assurance Analyst.

2. Four (4) engagements in an accessibility / 508 compliance testing Quality Assurance Analyst role, each with a

different organization and each lasting a minimum of six (6) months.

 

Desired Skills

· Computer Science or Information Technologydegree

· Experience estimating QA work effort, developing accessibility test strategies, accessibility test plans,

traceability matrices, accessibility test cases and final accessibility quality assurance reports

· Experience with defect management, defect resolution using JIRA and/or RTC

· Experience with multiple concurrent QA projects

· Experience with different testing types: accessibility, 508 compliance, black box, grey box

· Experience using JAWS for accessibility / 508 compliance testing

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