SQAFYI - Software QA Resource - FYI

US: QA Analyst

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Date: 15-May-2012

QA Analyst

Evaluates and tests new or modified software programs and software development procedures used to verify that programs function according to user requirements and conforms to establishment guidelines.

Writes, revises, and verifies quality standards and test procedures for program design and product evaluation to ascertain quality of software.

Reviews new or modified program, including documentation, diagram, and flowchart, to determine if program will perform according to user request and conform to guidelines.

Review computer operating logs to identify program processing errors. Tests program for validity of results, accuracy, reliability, and conformance to establishment standards.

Identify differences between establishment standards and user applications and suggest modifications to conform to standards.

Conduct compatibility tests with vendor-provided programs. Maintain database of known test defects.

Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures.

Follow standards, methods, or procedures to determine product quality or release readiness.

Develop testing scenarios that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability.

Document software defects, using a defect tracking system, and report defects to software developers in a clear and concise manner by having the ability to demonstrate how the defect occurred and exactly where the defect resides.

Monitor defect resolution efforts and track successes.

Document test procedures to ensure repeatability and compliance with standards. Identify program deviance from standards, and suggest modifications to ensure compliance.

Identify, analyze, and document problems with program function, output, online screen, or content.

Install, maintain, or use software testing programs.

Investigate customer problems referred by technical support.

Monitor program performance to ensure efficient and problem-free operations.

Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.

Perform initial debugging procedures by reviewing configuration files, logs, or code pieces to determine breakdown source.

Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.

Provide feedback and recommendations to developers on software usability and functionality.

Test system modifications to prepare for implementation.

Coordinate user or third party testing.

Provide technical support during software installation or configuration.

Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, or completeness, or to mitigate risks.

4-year degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience

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US: QA Analyst