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SQA Analyst (REMOTE)

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SQA Analyst (REMOTE)
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Summary: The Tester (Quality Assurance role) assesses software quality through manual and automated testing. The Tester has experience working with developers, end users and organizations to create test plans and test scripts, coordinate with test sites and other team participants to plan test events and experienced in creating reports. The Sr. Tester tracks problems and reports on errors that are identified. Tester must have experience with configuring necessary hardware and operating environments as needed to complete assigned testing and have comprehensive technical expertise on IT products, operating systems, software, hardware, systems and networks and specialized environments.  Experience working with Functional Analysts to understand functional requirements and user stories to facilitate creation of testing artifacts.

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a business or technical discipline

Required Years of Experience: 4 years, or 6 years of relevant experience may be substituted for education
  • Review and analyze system specifications
  • Collaborate with Business Analysts, Test Engineers and Test Planners/Managers to develop effective strategies and test plans
  • Execute test cases (manual or automated) and analyze results
  • Evaluate product code according to specifications
  • Create logs to document testing phases and defects
  • Report bugs and errors to development teams
  • Help troubleshoot issues
  • Conduct post-release/ post-implementation testing
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Oversee all test events and manage multiple test events defining and staffing these test events with appropriate resources
  • Configure necessary hardware and operating environments as needed to complete assigned testing
  • Manage the defect database
  • Lead other SQA resources, especially more junior resources
  • Experience with VistA, preferably IB and DG namespaces
Minimum Qualifications:
  • VA or other Federal Government experience required
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements
  • Proven experience as a QA, tester or similar role
  • Experience in project management and QA methodology
  • Familiarity with Agile frameworks and regression testing is a plus
  • Ability to document and troubleshoot errors
  • Working knowledge of test management software (Jira, GitHub and Rational)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong teamwork skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • CMMI Maturity Level 3, ISO 9001:2015 or 9001:2001, and ITIL experience a plus
  • Has high standards, results oriented, and a commitment to delivering high quality software on time
  • Experience testing VistA Imaging
  • Knowledge of automated and 508 compliance testing
  • Experience creating automated testing scripts and executing them


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