Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst (PA, Pittsburgh)

September 7, 2023

Job Summary:

The Senior Quality Assurance Analyst, reporting to the QA Manager (PMO), will work with business and development teams to define, design, document and execute functional, regression tests to ensures that new and existing systems and features and applications meet quality and performance expectations. Maintains and reports on QA metrics.



Participate in creating test plan, testcases, data, procedures and component based manual scripts based on business function for one or more medium sized projects or multiple small projects
Participate in functional requirement and code reviews as applicable
Accountable for ensuring test coverage and mapping of requirements to tests
Ensure tests are self-contained, well documented, maintainable and reusable
Plan and coordinate timely availability of test data and create test data for multiple or complex projects
Execute systems, functional and end to end test scenarios and cases
Participate in risk-based analysis for test execution
Ensure test environment reflects requirements for test execution
Write and reproduce accurate software problem reports including steps to reproduce the defect
Work closely with the Business Analyst and Developers to resolve defects
Analyzes and reports overall test status and results of test case execution
Review test results, applies analytical skills to identify when issues need to be escalated and identifies associated risk and/or impact
Ensure all post test execution wrap up activities are conducted for projects as per procedures and process
Train the QA /BA teams as and when required
Identify the gaps and define tests to be added to a regression/automation suite



B.S. in a computer-related field or equivalent experience
5+ years of solid software testing background through extended quality assurance experience
Ability to work in both a formal SDLC environment, as well as an Agile environment.
Experience working with Azure DevOps
Application/technology knowledge in several areas including Web Technology, Oracle, SQL, batch processing, Jira, Confluence, ServiceNow
Working Knowledge of automation tools such as Selenium, Cucumber
Strong verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills
Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work efficiently while preserving accuracy and attention to detail
Energetic self-starter, with the ability to work independently
Knowledge of Agile and experience working in an Agile environment
Knowledge of and experience with Jira, Zephyr Scale and SoapUI/ReadyAPI
Knowledge of and experience with Postman, WireMock, LINQPad
Experience with testing micro services in a Kubernetes environment
Experience with testing Cloud-based services and applications

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