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Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Ref No.: 18-04681
Location: Santa Clara, California
Position Type:Contract
Responsibilities:
  • Performing all testing activities for initiatives across one or more assigned projects, utilizing processes, methods, metrics and software that ensure the quality, reliability and systems safety and security.
  • Understanding the interfacing applications, test environments and our tools and methodologies.
  • Test strategy formulation will include decomposing the business and technical requirements into test case scenarios, defining test data requirements, managing test case creation, devising contingencies plans and other preparation activities.
  • Development of the test case execution plan, test case execution, managing issues, and status metrics.
  • Working with a global team and responsible for directing/reviewing the test planning and execution work efforts of an offshore team.
  • Communicating effectively with business units, IT Development, Project Management and other support staff on testing timelines, deliverables, status and other information.
  • Assisting in the project quality reviews for your assigned applications
  • Assessing risk to the project based on the execution and validation and making appropriate recommendations
  • Ability to interpret quality audits, drive improvements and change, and facilitate test methodology discussions across the business unit
Additional areas of responsibilities include:
  • Providing project implementation support on an as needed basis
  • Assisting with application training of new resources.
  • Ability to create and manage project plans and activity timelines.
  • Acting as a liaison between the Line of Business testing resources and the development team
  • Investigating, monitoring, reporting and driving solutions to issues
  • Identifying and creating risk mitigation activities and developing and implementing process improvements.
Qualifications:
  • A college degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of four plus years of experience with the following:
  • System software testing
  • Planning and coordinating test activities
  • Overseeing test case development and defect resolution
  • Minimum of one-year experience with Mobile Browser and Mobile Native Application Testing and use of Mobile Cloud Platform (i.e, SeeTest)
  • Proven experience in all aspects of scrum, functional, integration and regression testing
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills and excellent analytical skills
  • Independent decision-making and good judgment
  • Strong time, interpersonal and people skills
  • Ability to operated comfortably in a multi-task / multi priority environment across a global team
  • Experience with client server environments
  • Proficient knowledge of the Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of Application Development Lifecycle and concepts
  • 3+ years of experience in the following technical areas:
  • Use of 2 or more development languages (e.g. Java, Javascript, Python, Ruby, Groovy, C++/C#, CSS, .Net, VBScript, SQL, etc.).
  • Web technologies (e.g. HTTP, XML, HTML, etc.).
  • Use of iOS and Android Simulators
  • Development or test automation tools/frameworks (e.g. Cucumber/Gherkin, Selenium, Appium, SOAP-UI, Client ALM/QTP, JIRA, etc.).
  • Platforms/OS/Servers (e.g. Windows Server, Linux/Unix, Apache, Tomcat, etc.).