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US-CA-SantaAna: Quality Analyst

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Date: 29-Apr-2010

IT Quality Analyst, Senior

Performs and leads tests of software to ensure proper operation and freedom from defects. ? May create test data for applications. ? Documents and works to resolve all complex problems. ? Reports progress on problem resolution to management. ? Devises improvements to current procedures and develops models of possible future configurations. ? Acts as information resource about assigned areas to technical writers and other Quality Assurance Analysts. ? Performs complex work flow analysis and recommends quality improvements. ? Write, revise, and verify the quality standards and test procedures for program design and product evaluation. ? May review new or modified programs, including documentation, diagram, and flow chart, to determine if the program (a) performs according to the user request; and (b) conforms to guidelines. ? Sets up tests at the request of users to locate and correct program operating errors following the installation of programs. ? Assists the Programmers and business units in developing application test plans and verifies that applications and programs have been tested according to plan. ? May assist business unit in verifying that applications provided the agreed upon functionality ? May develop automated scripts for regression, load, and performance testing. ? Trains software program users.

Job Qualifications ? Strong proficiency with PC Windows environment. ? Working knowledge of quality assurance and acceptance testing methodologies and/or training. ? Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. ? Write reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals. ? Maintain the perspective of the end-user to ensure that the software will function optimally in the business process environment. ? Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. ? Be anticipatory of customer needs, market conditions, and changes in the business climate. ? Understand the concepts of, and be able to apply projects, structured testing and development methodologies. ? Working knowledge and tradeoffs of different software development processes and models such as Agile, XP, Scrum, Spiral, and Waterfall. ? Implement reliable automated test scripts by providing adequate test coverage for the breadth and depth of features and functions. ? Generate suitable test data that validate the critical requirements and business rules of the application under test to expose regressive defects. ? Basic knowledge of test case design techniques such as all-pairs, equivalence partitioning, and boundary value analysis. ? Recognize that testing is a mission-critical activity throughout the software development lifecycle. ? Passionate about sharing technical expertise with teammates and make a genuine effort to improve their product knowledge. ? Collaborate closely with offshore QA Analysts and software development teams. BS Degree in an IT or business field or equivalent work experience

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US-CA-SantaAna: Quality Analyst