Quality Assurance Analyst
Accruent is looking to hire an Agile Quality Assurance Analyst for a variety of domestic and international projects. The successful candidate will be responsible for insuring the quality of the product and providing feedback to developers and stakeholders. The successful candidate brings knowledge of software QA methodologies, practices and processes as well as a strong desire to advance their knowledge and experience in these areas.
Owns the quality of the product by insuring the software produced has no defects.
Works closely with developers to know when stories are ready for testing. They perform testing, log and track issues and provide feedback to developers and business analysts.
Works during each iteration to perform testing on the acceptance tests in addition to any additional system tests they identify.
Collaborates with the team and the business to help identify any testing setup work or data that needs to be done early to achieve testing success during the iteration.
Creates daily reports on testing progress, which tests have passed and general iteration progress for each story.
Utilizes test automation and setup regression suites when feasible for each story.
Performs regression testing during each iteration on key stories to confirm the health and stability of the system.
Assists in developing automated user testing scripts for each story.
Monitors automated regression testing scripts to ensure the overall health of the system is stable.
Contributes to key initiatives in QA, Load Testing, Test Automation and Performance improvements.
Assists in the definition and implementation of quality standards, processes and quality improvement programs.
Post-Secondary Degree, preferable in Business Administration or Information Technology.
5+ years experience in a Quality Assurance role, preferably in a product environment.
Demonstrated experience in defining and executing test cases for business systems development, integration and implementation projects.
Demonstrated experience working in iterative development environments.
Demonstrated experience testing web applications including rich web applications such as www.mint.com
Ability to formulate test plans, execute test plans and communicate the results to a technical audience.
Ability to understand end user issues and quickly determine steps to reproduce an issue.
Excellent analytical, problem identification and problem solving skills.
Customer focused, sensitive to customer needs, their critical business cycles and schedules.
Excellent communication (verbal and written), organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Excellent people skills; ability to work with other organizations and influence people outside of an authority relationship.
Entrepreneurial spirit suited for fast-paced, results-based environment, requiring flexibility to ever-changing needs.
Ability to work at a detailed level and quickly learn business application-specific details.
Confidence in self and organization, and a ‘can-do’ attitude in the face of change and ambiguity.
Strong passion for quality.