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QA Analyst III

Richfield, WA | IT
Job ID: 101420
Listed on 10/8/2020

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QA Analyst

Job Summary:

Our Client is seeking a strong QA Analyst with 8+ years’ experience in a QA role. You will be responsible for generating, maintaining, and executing quality test cases and test scripts focused on enhancing the performance and quality of various digital applications.

Duties:

  • Ensure the quality of all digital products by performing functional, design, copy, accessibility, cross-platform and regression testing
  • Work with the Technical Manager, Project Manager and head of QA to verify all customer and business requirements and participate in sprint planning and feedback for all product releases
  • Validate and troubleshoot reported bugs and clearly communicate problems and severity to appropriate development personnel
  • Validate the full list of business rules and/or functional specifications documentation against the application being tested
  • Work with integration partners across the organization for the timely delivery of the product
  • Document defects/issues in JIRA, including relevant brief descriptions of the issue with detailed steps to replicate
  • Create test plans and manage and process bug reports per project
  • Provide estimates for small or large projects including level of testing effort and hours required
  • Interpret and convert feedback from non-technical staff and customer service groups into actionable items for the development team
  • Attend project stand-ups and QA team check-ins to provide status updates on projects
  • Advocate and implement sound beacon and application testing processes and best practices for the team
  • Maintain working relationships with people in a wide variety of functional areas
  • Along with the DevOps team, help in the addition and continuation of automated tools into the continuous building process system
  • Stay abreast of new browsers and technologies

Desired Skills /Experience

  • Prior defect trending and triage experience
  • Exposure to multi-platform and hardware device testing
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies
  • 1+ years of QA automation (Detox, Appium, Selenium)
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced, high-stress and high-productivity environment
  • Able to manage conflicting priorities effectively, including task prioritization and multitasking to manage daily workload
  • Attention to detail, thoroughness, tenacity and strong organizational skills
  • Knowledgeable about trends for new embedded hardware solutions, mobile devices and/or other digital applications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a proven ability to interact with technical, business, editorial and customer service groups
  • Strong interest in Bluetooth and end-user applications, with an investigative drive to discover the underlying causes of technical problems
  • Exposure to database-based applications, including some basic SQL queries, is a plus
  • Familiarity with automated QA testing tools is a plus
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related discipline, and at least 5 years of experience.
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies and testing techniques
  • Able to adapt to changes in product development as well as flexibility to work outside of normal business hours to meet testing needs.

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