Software Quality Assurance Analyst Job Kansas City,MO



Posted Under: Kansas City, Kansas jobs in IT / Software / Systems; IT / Software / Systems jobs in zipcode 66101
Posted On: 2017-05-19 16:00:00

<span>Modis has a job opening for a Software Quality Assurance Analyst at a client of ours in Kansas City, MO. &nbsp;This is a 6 month contract to hire job opportunity offering competitive salary &amp; outstanding benefits once converted including 6% dollar for dollar 401K match and a generous pension plan. &nbsp;If you&rsquo;d like to be a part of an established well known company experiencing tremendous growth that offers upward mobility this is the place for you! <br>&nbsp;<br><B>Key Activities</B><br><ul>
<li>Develops and applies quality assurance testing practices and measures for moderately complex software throughout the development/product lifecycle in alignment with System, department, and industry standards.</li><li>Contributes to the SQA strategy development and planning by preparing and delivering reports, recommendations, and implementation plans that address areas for quality improvement.</li><li>Participates in meetings to communicate progress as well as updates and recommendations to help facilitate issue resolution.</li><li>Cultivates and shares knowledge of quality assurance best practices.</li><li>Collaborates with the development and configuration management teams to coordinate the timing and validation of deployments of software releases to the test environments.</li><li>Applies quality assurance testing practices and measures for software throughout the development/product lifecycle in alignment with System, department, and industry standards.</li><li>Executes the quality assurance strategy and quality control objectives for projects and releases including test planning, test case development and execution, defect management, reporting of testing progress/status, and test data management.</li><li>Gathers and analyzes data including the review of business and system requirements to create and execute test plans and test cases to ensure the applications meet requirements and system goals.</li><li>Initiates Change Requests (CRs) as appropriate to capture defects and enhancements identified during the testing process, and tracks existing or potential issues along with a recommended course of action and/or options.</li><li>Adheres to quality assurance guidelines and standards as defined by the project and/or organization requesting services.</li><li>Participates in meetings to communicate progress and barriers to completing application development and testing goals.</li><li>Collaborates with software/systems personnel in application testing, such as systems integration, functional, regression, load, and acceptance testing methods.</li><li>Prepares and analyzes test results to aid in problem solving and facilitate decision-making.</li><li>Shares knowledge of quality assurance best practices.</li><li>Proposes process and technology changes to continually improve organizational efficiency.</li><li>Contributes to teamwork and collaboration in an open team room environment. </li></ul>
&nbsp;<br><B>Qualifications</B><br><ul>
<li>Associate&rsquo;s or an equivalent combination of education and/or directly related work experience required. Bachelor&rsquo;s degree preferred.</li><li>Four years direct experience as a tester for an application integration and/or application product release required.</li><li>Intermediate understanding and application of Quality Assurance best practices and methodologies.</li><li>Intermediate experience in writing test plans and test cases.</li><li>Intermediate knowledge, understanding and experience working with written requirements, including use cases and supplementary specifications.</li><li>Ability to effectively collaborate with a geographically dispersed team in a cross-functional environment.</li><li>Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and prioritize workload and deliverables within schedule constraints to deliver results.</li><li>Intermediate understanding and experience with a variety of test tools and methods to improve process efficiency and effectiveness.</li><li>Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, principles, products, technical and business knowledge with limited supervision.</li><li>Willing to share knowledge and experiences to facilitate continuous improvement.</li><li>Good initiative and organization skills.</li><li>Good customer service and interpersonal skills.</li><li>Good communication skills. Ability to write and speak clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles.</li><li>Keen attention to detail.</li></ul>
&nbsp;<br>This Software Quality Assurance Analyst job will not last long. &nbsp;To be considered, you must apply online now and submit your resume. &nbsp;We are actively monitoring all applies.<br></span>