Quality Assurance Analyst in Conroe, TX

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Location
Conroe, Texas
Industry
Engineering
Job Type
Temporary
Salary
US$ 30.00 - US$ 40.00 per hour, $30 - 40 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_13664
Contact
Wilson, Jasmine, Spherion
Phone
555-555-5555
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Job Description

Seeking a mid-level QA Engineer who will work with a team of developers and business users to test software releases and support customer-facing applications under the supervision of the Development Manager. The QA Manager resource will need to interact with developers, business and management to ensure the quality assurance process is fully defined, scoped and implemented and product requirements are fully understood and tested.
1. Responsible for defining and putting into practice the functional testing, end-to-end planning, reporting and drafting test plans.
2. Lead the quality assurance function within the Practice Insights team with oversight of QA personnel.
3. Drive automation testing and reduce manual testing to exploratory testing
4. Reviews technology stack in use by project teams and reviews for fit with automated test tools in use
5. Experience with Acceptance Driven Development (ATDD) or Behavior Driven Development (BDD) approaches to developing and testing software
6. Responsible for defining and putting into practice as well as leading the execution of an automated test suite and able to CODE (in VB script or other) and run automated scripts in QTP
7. Executing test cases/ test plans against test environments. Analyzing and documenting test results
8. Together with development partners build and maintain comprehensive QA Test environments. Create and maintain QA schedules
9. Raising and tracking defects in JIRA. Identify quality and performance issues in new features developed and write clear descriptions in JIRA
10. Be able to troubleshoot issues found in testing
11. Liaising with developers and product management on issue tracking and raising risks with QA Manager
12. Ability to communicate clearly with QA and other departments to provide regular statistics on QA tasks
13. Perform tool evaluations and participate in creation of standards and guidelines along with other QA team members.

Working hours: M-F, 8-5

Skills:
1.-5+ years' experience in quality assurance focusing on AGILE methodologies
2.-5+ years' experience with web automation tools such as QTP or Selenium
3.-5+ years' experience testing web-based applications. J2EE and SOA platform, preferred
4.-Experience with Acceptance Driven Development (ATDD) or Behavior Driven Development (BDD) approaches to developing and testing software
5.-5+ years' experience in testing phases - functional, regression, smoke and user acceptance testing
6.-4+ years' experience with Oracle databases, PL/SQL and Unix. Ability to interpret and understand database schemas to ensure database integrity
7.-Excellent communication skills

Preferred:
8.-3+ years experience with source code management tools such as Sub-Version, Perforce
9.-3+ years- ETL experience- Informatica
10.-3+ years- BO, Tableau tools
11.-4+ years experience working with XML and EDI files
12.-2+ years experience with PHP testing

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