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QA Analyst IV

Seattle, WA | IT
Job ID: 105823
Listed on 4/27/2021

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QA Analyst IV

Job Summary: Our client is seeking a strong QA Analyst with 3 to 5 years of experience in a Quality Assurance role. They will be responsible for generating, maintaining, and executing quality test cases and test scripts focused on enhancing the performance and quality of the mobile applications. In addition, they will need a high level of attention to detail, as well as the ability to clearly communicate complex issues in a technical manner.

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 QA Manager 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
  • 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 work estimates for all sizes of 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
  • Implement detailed and scalable application testing processes and best practices for their team
  • Maintain working relationships with people in a wide variety of functional areas
  • Stay up to speed on new browsers and mobile application technologies

Desired Skills/Experience: 

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related discipline, and at least 3 years of experience.
  • 3-5 years exp in testing mobile apps (Android, iOS)
  • 2-5 years exp in integration testing
  • Experience monitoring & manipulating network traffic (CharlesProxy, Fiddler)
  • Able to estimate, plan and execute testing cycles
  • API Validation Testing
  • Previous cross platform tool experience (ReactNative, Xamarin, Flutter, etc.)
  • Functional knowledge of xCode and Android Studio (Need to know how to operate the tool) 
  • Prior defect trending and triage experience
  • Exposure to multi-platform and hardware device testing
  • Familiar with Agile methodologies\
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and thrive in a high-speed 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 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
  • Familiar with automated QA testing tools is a plus 
  • 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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