BA / QA 9/8/2016

Confidential Company Salt Lake City, UT

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29679362
AJE Ref #
576120497
Location
Salt Lake City, UT
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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BA/QA TEST ANALYST

12+ MONTHS CONTRACT

SALT LAKE CITY UTAH

Responsible for leading testing efforts (creating test plans, test cases, leading other team members) and increasing testing efficiencies through developing automated test scripts or programs for the FutureCORE project and associated applications. Reporting to the Testing Manager, FutureCORE, this role will work closely with internal partners, dedicated staff, stakeholders and external partners.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Assist in establishing an overall test strategy for the assigned area

* Design, develop and perform system, user acceptance, HA/DR, and performance level testing on web and/or client server applications

* Drive automation and automation tools to best suit the needs of the project, organization, and business to maximize ROI

* Follow current processes and procedures and drive "best practice" changes in to the organization and project, maximizing quality and time to implementation

* Communicate, plan, and coordinate with business and project leaders, stakeholders, team members, and cross functional members

* Manage and mitigate testing and related project risks to ensure on time and high quality product releases

* Manage bugs related to area of responsibility to closure or disposition

* Release high quality tested releases

REQUIREMENTS:

* Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field

* 4+ years experience QA testing, system software/hardware applications or systems

* A combination of education and experience may meet qualifications

* Familiar with the SDLC and QA practices

* Excellent creativity, problem solving and verbal and written communication skills

* Experience testing web and/or client server applications

* Working knowledge of bug tracking procedures and industry testing methodologies

* Ability to communicate ideas and turn these ideas into results

* Demonstrated ability to take ownership of completing projects and tasks

* Demonstrated ability to be successful in a cross-functional team based environment

* Experience with user acceptance testing methodologies

* Experience with relational database management system

* Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with technical project leads, developers, and QA team members

* Must be able to work in a team environment and adapt to changing situations

* Proven ability to complete detailed assignments accurately in a timely fashion

* Demonstrated ability to learn complex systems and new environments and applications quickly with minimal assistance

* Ability to mentor/train staff members

PREFERRED SKILLS:

* Experience testing mainframe applications desired

* Experience using test automation tools and practices

* Experience leading other test analysts

* Experience with Oracle

* Experience in a financial institution

* Strong Windows and UNIX platform experience

* UNIX shell commands is a plus

* Knowledge of Java programming language

* Experience with industry performance testing tools, such as Mercury LoadRunner, Empirix E-Load