Software Quality Analyst
5601 Green Valley Drive Bloomington, MN 55437
The QA Analyst works within the software project team, and is responsible for the creation and maintenance of automated tests as well as manual testing as needed in an Agile team setting. Through collaboration with other QA team members, this individual will proactively identify strategies to keep defects from entering the system and otherwise identify opportunities to leverage automation. The person filling this role will need to develop tests that support team development efficiency and fixture reuse. Experience with mobile application testing and mobile-optimized web applications is preferred.
Role/Responsibilities: Create, edit and update test plans and test cases ensuring use of appropriate test methodology, complete test coverage and full test documentation for all code to be tested, including integrations with partner systems Collaborate with developers and business analysts during the full story lifecycle to ensure that everyone has the same understanding of application functionality Build automated tests that validate story-based functional requirements Document and escalate code defects per standard processes Provide coordination and leadership for projects as needed Assist with go/no go deployment decision Investigate issues to identify root cause and develop tests to mimic the issue Contribute to the QA team by initiating and collaborating on efforts related to testing methods, technology improvements and test architecture improvements