QA Analyst

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $45 - $55 per hour
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QA Analyst

job summary:
Business Overview:

Tell me about your department:

Digital Testing Team - dynamic, fast paced. Working on the latest and greatest technologies.

Project Description - what are the selling points that would spike a candidate's interest in this role:

This role will have PM coordinating skills, coordinating across multiple team which will create an opportunity to work with multiple business. The role will be working on the greatest technologies - a lot of testing will be "to figure" out how to test - all newer technologies.

location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
job type: Contract
salary: $45 - 55 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: No Degree Required
Position Overview:

Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:

  • Test Functionalities on Devices and Multiple browsers
  • Efficiently log and track Defects in JIRA
  • Interact with multiple teams for integration testing and for test data needs
  • Attend Sprint Planning meetings and other related Agile testing activities
  • Participate in coming up with acceptance criteria for user story
  • Independently determine and develop approaches to solutions
  • Document and summarize test results and report findings
  • Creates Dashboard reports to present to stake holders
  • Develop and provide testing metrics and reports for the QA dashboard to effectively communicate test status to the test team and management.
  • Help document and track key project milestones and overall project deliverables on time, and adhering to development and quality standards.
Typical Day in the role:

  • Stand Up Meeting
  • Meetings with team to understand architecture diagrams, wiki pages and timelines for testing
  • Put together test cases
  • Validate data
  • Review sessions with stakeholders to cover testing outcomes
  • Daily Status
  • Front line person
Skills Overview:

What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?

  • 8-10 Years of Experience in QA Testing with latest technologies (Automated & Manual)
  • Strong App Testing & Browser Based Testing
  • Strong understanding development technologies (broad experience) and how the technologies can should be tested
  • Strong understanding of microservices
  • Project Management Skills
  • Agile development experience a must - working in short release cycles
  • Experience in working and interacting with Product owners
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Prior experience in implementing and tracking testing KPI's and metrics
  • Analytical thinker, detailed oriented.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Retail experience required
skills: Skills Overview:

What are the technologies and the depth of the technologies that a candidate must have in order to be successful in this role?

  • MicroServices - being built in various different technologies across teams
  • Java, Groovy, Ruby, Cloud-Based Technologies,etc.
What are the soft skills that you feel candidates must-have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Leadership Skills - Cross Functional Influence

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  • date posted: 12/5/2018