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Quality Analyst III in Detroit, MI at VisionPRO

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

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Job Code:  BHJOB6510_72338

Quality Analyst III

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and drive a QA strategy, as well as take a hands-on approach to implementing that strategy. Lead efforts to develop, document, and implement applicable QA processes and procedures to provide more effective quality methods within the group in support of providing quality products. Provides testing support for an application. Create, implement, maintain, and enhance test plans, test scripts, and test methodologies that ensure exhaustive testing of all assigned products. Develop software quality test plans and test cases, and lead in setting and maintaining the standards for Software Quality Assurance test documentation. Collaborate with Product Owners to elaborate user stories. Review upcoming requirements for impact to testing. Collaborate with developers to improve overall product quality by emphasizing defect prevention throughout the development process. Identify and analyze defects/test results and be able to deduct the chain of events leading to a failure. Communicate testing results in conjunction with test plans. Identify areas for test improvement through analysis, experience and use of metrics. Ensure that the project schedule is adhered to and the work is completed according to the schedule. Participate in daily scrum activities. Develop and implement processes to manage the deployment of applications to new clients. Executes project testing procedures and create testing deliverables, especially for acceptance testing. Identifies and maintains test data. Identifies defects, issues and concerns encountered during testing. Maintains defect reports and status during test cycles. Compares expected results to actual results and investigates and resolves discrepancies. Tracks and reports status of test execution

Skills and Abilities:
Extensive background in operating system tuning and statistical analysis. Experience in the various types of testing (unit, integration, system, user acceptance, performance/volume/stress) preferred. Experience writing black box and GUI test cases, designing tests to mitigate risks, and helping business experts define requirements. Experience writing simple SQL queries and insert/update statements, and basic grasp of Oracle or another relational database. At least one year of experience with scripting languages (Perl, Ruby,Python, Jython, Groovy, Tcl), and/or open source test tools (Fit, FitNesse, Canoo WebTest, HtmlUnit or others), and/or commercial test tool scripting languages, and/or programming in any language. Knowledge of basic Unix commands; Unix shell scripting skills a plus. Experience collaborating on some level with programmers and business experts. Experience in context-based, exploratory, or scenario testing. Ability to work as part of a self-directed team, in which you determine your tasks on a daily basis in coordination with co-workers, rather than waiting for work to be assigned to you. Knowledge of and desire to work in an Agile development environment (preferably Scrum). Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Creative problem solving skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions. Strong teamwork orientation and the ability to foster collaboration within and across teams. Solid work ethic and strong sense of ownership of end result. Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within the testing field. Understanding of the software development life cycle and software development methodologies. Accepts changes in the customer environment, organizational structure, direction or priorities. Acquires knowledge of the customer's business in assigned area. Acquires knowledge of the customer's industry. Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong analytical skills. Proven problem solving ability. Able to work with customer as needed during test cycle. Able to interpret requirement documents and able to update test documents accordingly

Experience:
10+ years’ experience in acceptance testing. Minimum of 10 years technical experience in Information Technology.

    Additional Skills (Indicate if preferred or required): • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
• Creative problem solving skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions
• Strong teamwork orientation and the ability to foster collaboration within and across teams
• Solid work ethic and strong sense of ownership of end result
• Experience with ExperiTest SeeTest a plus
• Experience writing simple SQL queries and insert/update statements, and basic grasp of Oracle or another relational database a plus

The main activities of the role are:
• Execute test plans/cases and report on results
• Communicate testing results in conjunction with test plans. Represent defects into the development process.
• Identify and analyze defects/test results and be able to deduct the chain of events leading to a failure. 
• Help develop, document, and implement applicable QA processes and procedures to provide more effective quality methods within the group in support of providing quality products. 
• Create, implement, maintain, and enhance test plans, test scripts, and test methodologies that ensure exhaustive testing of all assigned products. 
• Develop software quality test plans and test cases, and lead in setting and maintaining the standards for Software Quality Assurance test documentation. 
• Collaborate with Product Manager, Scrum Product Owner, stakeholders, and development teams in order to help refine the Product Backlog by way of User Stories. This person will their expertise to help elaborate User Stories and ensure proper and complete acceptance criteria. 
• Collaborate with developers to improve overall product quality by emphasizing defect prevention throughout the development process. 
• Identify areas for test improvement through analysis, experience and use of metrics. 
• Participate in daily scrum activities. 

Qualifications:

• Experience testing mobile applications
• Experience writing black box and GUI test cases, designing tests to mitigate risks, and helping business experts define requirements
• Experience in context-based, exploratory, or scenario testing (Agile Testing)
• Detailed knowledge of Android and iOS Interface Guidelines (IG) a plus
• Knowledge of and desire to work in an Agile development environment (preferably Scrum)
• Experience collaborating on some level with programmers and business experts
• Ability to work as part of a self-directed team, in which you determine your tasks on a daily basis in coordination with co-workers, rather than waiting for work to be assigned to you
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
• Creative problem solving skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions
• Strong teamwork orientation and the ability to foster collaboration within and across teams
• Solid work ethic and strong sense of ownership of end result
• Experience with ExperiTest SeeTest a plus
• Experience writing simple SQL queries and insert/update statements, and basic grasp of Oracle or another relational database a plus
• Experience with scripting languages (Perl, Ruby,Python, Jython, Groovy, Tcl), and/or open source test tools (Fit, FitNesse, Canoo WebTest, HtmlUnit or others), and/or commercial test tool scripting languages, and/or programming in any language a plus.

About VisionIT: VisionIT is where integration and innovation intersect. We are a global software development company and a preferred systems integrator, operating throughout the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. Our 20 years of experience supporting Fortune 500 companies has earned us the trust of CIOs and C-Level executives, because we have a track record of providing business value. In our Detroit-based Innovation Studio, we showcase the latest technologies being developed by VisionIT and our partners across cloud, IoT, mobile, infotainment systems, and virtual/augmented reality. Learn more about our company by visiting www.visionit.com.