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Senior Quality Assurance Analysts
Ref No.: 18-24367
Location: New York City, New York
Job details:
Title: Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Job id: NYC_QA1
Location: New York city, New York
Duration: 1 year contract with extension
  • The QA Analyst will perform functional testing of integrated FileNet workflows, web applications, mainframe applications, document and track all application bugs and resolutions, as well as interact with developers, business analysts, and end users in defect resolution.
  • Duties will also include reviewing BRDs and functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding, identifying testing requirements from specifications, building and executing test plans and test cases, facilitating test plan reviews with cross-functional team members, facilitating discussions on defects identified, reporting and tracking all defects, and verifying fixes in UAT.
  • The Senior QA Analyst must be available to work a minimum of 40 hours per week.
Mandatory Skills:
Candidates must meet all the requirements below to be considered for the Senior Quality Assurance Analyst position:
  • Minimum of 7 years of QA Analyst experience with at least 3 years of recent experience as a Senior QA Analyst testing workflow processing, evaluating business rules, data quality, internet applications with expertise in Agile, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies. The candidate must have a certain level of business acumen coupled with technical knowledge.
  • Demonstrated understanding of thin client software development life cycle, proficiency in analyzing business and functional documents, writing and executing test plans, test scripts, test scenarios, and test cases for both automated and manual testing needs.
  • Proven ability to simulate and execute integrated and isolated tests to analyze results, leveraging CRUD operations on large volumes of raw data using SQL.
  • Experience writing scripts for automated tools like QTP, Selenium, Test Complete etc.
  • Strong documentation skills in software defects or program functions and tracking resolutions. Candidate will be required to resolve pending issues, prepare effort estimations and conduct all aspects of testing; STLC, functional, regression, access privileges and System performance and certify the release of workflows into UAT.
  • Ability to define project scope and technical specifications, set clear goals and expectations, prioritize activities, facilitate the collection of technical, operational or business requirements, set milestones and follow through to successful completion.
  • Ability to multi-task, be pro-active in project planning and requirements gathering, set and maintain multiple priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including negotiation, problem resolution and customer service.
  • Must have outstanding written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with people regardless of their technical skill set.
  • Expertise with MS-Office specifically Microsoft Word, Project, Excel, Visio & PowerPoint.
  • Experience presenting projects to upper management and the ability to present complex ideas clearly and persuasively.
Preferred Experience:
  • Experience testing complex enterprise applications involving Legacy systems
  • Experience with Workflow systems, preferably with IBM Filenet
  • Experience in Public Pension Systems.
  • Experience with VBScript, Java or JavaScript
  • Experience with CRM systems like Salesforce, MS Dynamics
  • Experience with JIRA, Sharepoint
  • Certification as Certified Software Test Professional (CSTP) or Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA), or Certified Associate in Software Quality (CASQ) or ISTQB certified as CTFL (Foundation Level) or CTAL (Advanced Level) or CTEL(Expert Level).
Assumptions Regarding Consultant Tasks and Deliverables
  • The Senior Quality Assurance Analyst shall provide Information Technology QA consultant services to NYCERS for the completion of NYCERS' ongoing business process improvement program. The following descriptions and deliverables shall apply:
  • Role: A Senior QA Analyst must understand the business requirements for all of NYCERS' business processes and will also gather and analyze data in support of business cases, proposed projects and ensure the application satisfies documented requirements. Also, develop and establish quality assurance standards and measures for the information technology services within the organization.
  • Objective: A Senior QA Analyst will determine if manual or automated testing is needed for an application and develops test plan, test cases and test scripts to carry out the various aspects of testing. Senior QA Analyst will collaborate with Business Analysts and if needed with users to verify and validate results.
  • Deliverables: A QA Analyst is responsible for the following:
  • Test plan, Test cases, Test scripts, Test Summary report
  • Identify and document defects,
  • Track and report on defects, and
  • Verify resolution of defects in QA.
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