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Reference # : 18-00090 Title : Quality Assurance Analyst 3
Location : Vancouver, WA
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 02/26/2018 / 03/02/2019  
Note: See Additional Position Information document for specific requirements for the advertised position. Quality Assurance Analyst 3 Position Overview: Summary: A Quality Assurance Analyst performs test case development, defect tracking, test coordination, test installation/execution of applications and layered products in a various software and operating system environments.
Education, Experience, Job Training
: ? Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical degree is required
? Experience:
? Level 3 requires 10+ years of experience

Typical Tasks may include but are not limited to
: ? Write, present, and publish reports that record site history, methodology, and artifact analysis results, along with recommendations for conserving and interpreting findings
? Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures. ? Test system modifications to prepare for implementation
. ? Develop testing programs that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability.
? Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers.
? Identify, analyze, and document problems with program function, output, online screen, or content.
? Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes.
? Create or maintain databases of known test defects.
? Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.
? Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.
? Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, or completeness, or to mitigate risks. Skills:
? Written communication skills, time management and problem solving skills (Required)
? Knowledge of Microsoft Operating Systems and Microsoft Office suite of products (Required) Typical Work Activities may include any of the following:
? Interacting With Computers ? Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
? Communicating with Management, Peers, or Co-workers ? Providing information to management, co-workers, and peers by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
? Getting Information ? Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
? Processing Information ? Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
? Documenting/Recording Information ? Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
? Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards ? Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
? Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events ? Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
? Analyzing Data or Information ? Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
? Making Decisions and Solving Problems ? Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
? Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships ? Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements: Knowledge ? The specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Computers and Electronics ? Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
? Engineering and Technology ? Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
? Mathematics ? Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
? Design ? Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. Skills ? The specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Quality Control Analysis ? Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
? Reading Comprehension ? Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
? Critical Thinking ? Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
? Active Listening ? Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
? Time Management ? Managing one's own time and the time of others.
? Active Learning ? Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
? Troubleshooting ? Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
? Systems Analysis ? Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
? Complex Problem Solving ? Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Abilities ? The specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Written Expression ? The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
? Deductive Reasoning ? The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
? Inductive Reasoning ? The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
? Oral/Written Comprehension ? The ability to listen/read and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and in writing.
? Problem Sensitivity ? The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
? Information Ordering ? The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations). Work Styles
? Attention to Detail ? Position requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. ? Analytical Thinking ? Position requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. ? Integrity ? Position requires being honest and ethical. ? Adaptability/Flexibility ? Position requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace. ? Initiative ? Position requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. ? Persistence ? Position requires persistence in the face of obstacles. ? Cooperation ? Position requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. ? Stress Tolerance ? Position requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. ? Achievement/Effort ? Position requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks. ? Dependability ? Position requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations