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SYSTEM QUALITY ASSURANCE ANALYST SENIOR
Ref No.: 18-01310
Location: Glen Allen, Virginia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 02/19/2018 to 08/19/2018
Description:This position is responsible to develop thorough test plans for medium to complex systems to ensure a smooth transition from a development environment to a production environment. Responsible for testing, reviewing and learning medium to complex functionality of software applications which are developed in house and those purchased form third party vendor. Develops and maintains documented standards for quality acceptance in software. Requires minimal supervision and technical assistance.

Requirements/Certifications:
Requirements:
Experience with QA methodology and problem solving techniques/tools
Detail-oriented person who is passionate about quality and is enthusiastic about the new technology offered to customers
Demonstrated software testing experience
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Meticulous attention to detail; the ability to juggle several tasks in parallel without lowering your quality bar
Experience with analytical programming languages such as SQL
Ability to thrive in ambiguity and rapid change
Experience with process flow diagrams
Experience with applying Agile Methods
Development of test strategy for individual projects and across the team
Ownership of testing for individual products/projects (functional & non-functional)
Development and Implementation of Test Plans
Ensure Test coverage and status reporting
Report on testing progress and strategy and provide interpretation and insight on progress to inform management to take decisions.
Report Test Summary reports for final QA sign off
Coordination of testing activities
Working within agile development teams with a BDD approach and supporting the developers and BSA’s to quality assure developments early (prevention over inspection)
Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proven record on meeting project deadlines and goals
Organized, detail oriented, and a team player
Must be a self-starter/self-directed member of the team
Analyze current architecture and test platforms to formulate a vision for growth and expansion.
Experience in and knowledge of the following testing toolsets/frameworks:
· SOAP UI
· SQL
· Experience in data manipulation languages to setup test data and verify results
· Experience working in Agile-Scrum
· Experience in testing UI/UX best practices
Atlassian tools such as JIRA / Confluence
Desired Skills:
· Java
· JavaScript frameworks in HTML5/CSS3 context (React, AngularJS)
KEY SKILLS:
Hands on experience with automated testing tools
Good testing skills. Senior level testing (3-5 years)
· Does not need automation
· Has some testing background
· Technical tester
· Will create test cases (front and back-end)
· Will work closely with development team
· Strong communication skills
This is not a remote position. Candidates needs to be onsite in Glen Allen.