Senior QA Analyst

Location: Glendale, CA

Skills: QA, prior coding experience (Java), SQL, Functional, Regression, integration, backend data validation, usability, end to end system testing, API testing, performance/stress testing

Job Description

Job Title: Senior QA Analyst

Why work here as a Senior QA Analyst?

  • Friendly, hard-working company culture where creativity and innovation are rewarded.
  • Our client offers clients various solutions to measure, assess and identify the skills, abilities, traits and identities of individuals seeking jobs, licensure, or certification credentials.

As a Senior QA Analyst, you will:

  • Provide quality assurance and perform multiple types of testing
  • Demonstrate expertise in test plan and test case development, bug reporting, test guideline maintenance, etc.
  • Build automated test suites, report project status, and create tools to assist application software validation
  • Participate in test/automation strategies for projects, provide quality risk assessments, and information on release candidate quality
  • Work with business and IT review and ensure clear business, functional and technical requirements
  • Analyze QA efforts and develop testing strategy
  • Create test scenarios based on user stories, create, execute, and document test plans and test cases in the test case management tool
  • Execute and evaluate manual test cases and report test results
  • Manage QA deliveries for assigned projects
  • Take lead on projects assigned by supervising manager
  • Work cross-functionally with QA Manager an Product Managers, Development, and Client Services in communicating testing status and roadblocks
  • Create QA documentation, log defects, test and retest defects in bug tracking system (i.e. Jira)
  • Thoroughly examine and provide root cause analysis of software and system defects
  • Define and track QA metrics such as defect densities and open defect counts
  • Validate data from multiple sources including files, XMLs and databases
  • Participate in project team meetings planned and completed tasks, and report on daily status at project level (including planned and completed tasks)

 What Gets You the Job?

  • 5+ years’ QA experience with a strong technical background
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science
  • High advocacy of QA technologies, methodologies and best practices
  • Expert programming (Java) and SQL experience
  • Strong functional knowledge of all areas of the QA/testing process
  • Advanced testing knowledge including: functional, regression, integration, usability, end-to-end system, API, performance/stress, bug, cross-browser testing, etc.
  • Practical knowledge of Selenium Web Driver, SOAP UI, JMeter, Maven, Jenkins and other automation tools
  • Extensive knowledge of multi-tier architecture and networking is highly preferred
  • Prior experience working in an Agile environment using SCRUM
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to provide recommendations as needed
  • Stellar communication skills (written, verbal, documentation)
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills in a cross-functional capacity
  • Ability to work on and follow-through with multiple projects simultaneously
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