Senior Quality Assurance Analyst

  • location: Atlanta, GA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $52.34 - $58.64 per hour
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Senior Quality Assurance Analyst

job summary:
SUMMARY:

The Senior Quality Consultant develops and executes formal test plans and test cases to ensure the delivery of quality software applications. They will work closely with Business Analysts, Developers and the Product Owner to create, coordinate and execute the overall testing initiative in an agile environment. Senior Quality Consultants are also responsible for documenting and improving QA process and efficiency.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead, coordinate and drive all testing tasks for the defined project
  • Create the Testing Strategy for every sprint with assistance from the Business Analyst and Development teams
  • Develop, maintain and execute test cases for all project requirements / user stories
  • Participate in all agile ceremonies
  • Maintain comprehensive product regression test suite based on project and operational initiatives
  • Perform database validation by writing and executing SQL queries (advanced skills a plus)
  • Automation experience in an agile environment (Selenium, QTP, JMeter or equivalent tool)
  • Track quality assurance metrics
  • Identify and track bugs to resolution
  • Recommend and direct improvements to the testing and software development lifecycle (SDLC) process
  • Provide guidance and subject matter expertise to IT teams on QA methodologies and processes
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides guidance, leadership, or training to other employees (no direct supervision)
KEY SUCCESS INDICATORS/ATTRIBUTES:

  • Superior analytical, organizational, time management and problem solving skills
  • Strong business and technology acumen; solid understanding of general IT services, processes, measures and related capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to maintain positive relationships through changing project requirements and priorities in a deadline-driven, dynamic work environment
  • Mature and professional team player
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of systems development lifecycle and quality management
  • Prior experience with both positive and negative testing, along with a variety of testing techniques to ensure proper and efficient testing coverage
  • Extensive experience across waterfall and agile methodologies (must have)
  • Prior experience with both functional testing and application testing
  • 6+ years Quality Assurance experience
  • Experience in the staffing industry a plus
CERTIFICATES AND/OR LICENSES:

  • Software testing or quality assurance certification (preferred)
 
location: Atlanta, Georgia
job type: Contract
salary: $52.34 - 58.64 per hour
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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