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Software Quality Analyst

Amherst, Massachusetts 01002

Post Date: 05/14/2018 Job ID: 6105 Industry: Analyst

Software Quality Analyst

Do you think education is the most important thing in the world? Are you always learning and try to inspire others to learn about new skills and subjects? This role is for you!

ektello is seeking talent to fill our Software Quality Analyst for one of our top education professionals in the world in Amherst, Massacusetts. Our client strives to spread the benefits of education worldwide with an array of technologies, products, and services that cater address social and environmental impacts and needs.

  • Review requirement specifications, designs and develops test plans based upon functional and design specifications, maintains and reviews software test plans, test data and test cases
  • Define and conduct functional, integration, regression, user acceptance testing, analyze and document test results to ensure that all system deliverables meet quality objectives in functionality, performance, stability, security, accessibility and data quality
  • Create, update, and review defect tracking logs and work with project teams to ensure that all defects are resolved across all projects.
  • Perform scenario-based testing on projects that can span multiple software applications, architectures and partners
  • Manage and track testing timelines and report progress to management
  • Perform ongoing risk analysis and optimize test strategy
  • Plan daily activities and report project quality status
  • Work collaboratively with product and project team members.  Deliver effective technical execution and communication as a member of Agile teams
  • Coordinate creation of test plans and test cases with off-site resources
  • Act as a liaison with off-site QA resources to monitor activities and progress
  • Contribute to QA process improvements

  • Minimum of three years of experience in software development testing processes and methodologies for Web-based applications
  • Bachelor degree
  • Strong practical QA principles and practices including test strategy, planning, execution and automation
  • Demonstrated experience using various testing methodologies, including agile testing processes and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience in defining test plans and strategies and executing testing processes
  • Demonstrated good judgment in implementing methods and techniques for results and applicability
  • Experience using quality management software to document and track testing activities
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and testing
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of WCAG accessibility testing
  • Working knowledge in SQL/ RDBMS
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the system development life cycle
  • Excellent communication, leadership and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team based environment
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and in high stress situations

Preferred Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of Rally Software
  • Experience in automated testing and data validation
  • Experience working in a heterogeneous software development and deployment environment (including Linux and Windows experience)
  • Sound knowledge of Java and Windows technologies
  • Strong familiarity with Web production, design, and content issues (HTML, DHTML, XML) highly desired
  • Experience with integration projects, particularly familiarity with Web Services, SOAP, and asynchronous messaging solutions highly desired
  • QA certification (CSTE/CSQA/CSQE)


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