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  • Location

    Kennesaw, Georgia

  • Job title:

    QA Analyst-Lead

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Direct Hire

  • Job ref:

    6335

QA Analyst - Lead

The QA Analyst-Lead will provide leadership through knowledge sharing and mentoring, as well as influence the continuous improvement of product quality and team health. The analyst will provide constructive feedback on test cases and documentation as well as standardize test plan strategies within product teams. The analyst will be a liaison between manual testers, automation engineers, and product teams. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform defect tracking, analysis and reporting; assume ownership of defects through resolution
  • Establish yourself as a domain expert so as others seek input from this role to achieve business outcomes
  • Participate in project planning, task assignment and prioritization, resource allocation, and requirements review
  • Work under minimal supervision on complex projects and assist less experienced colleagues as needed/requested
  • Review and provide feedback to ensure clear and concise test cases and documentation
  • Standardize strategy for test plans within product teams 
  • Champion all QA and software testing processes and utilize continuous improvement to enhance or establish improved processes, including test automation

 
Education & Experience:

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
  • 7 Year of QA / testing applications in an Agile development environment.  Or, equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with automated and performance testing
  • Experience and proficiency in UX testing 
  • Experience writing basic to intermediate SQL queries and understanding of SQL database objects
  • Experience with test automation
  • Experience in XML content validation 

 
Required Skills:

  • Ability to think thoughtfully and develop test cases and test integration of overall system
  • Effectively communicate necessary information to reproduce bugs or defects
  • Ability to see 'code' and have an understanding of what it means
  • Evaluate and identify areas in which test automation would be beneficial
  • Able to identify training recommendations for analysts
  • A creative mindset to "think outside the box"
  • Critical thinker with the understanding of the value of skepticism
  • Expertise in database testing in Microsoft SQL Server environments including designing and manipulating test data, validating stored procedures, jobs, triggers and replication
  • Deep understanding of enterprise architecture and SOA
  • Proficiency with version control systems (Git)
  • Excellent at leveraging an issue tracking system
  • End to end black-box testing
  • Advanced test design techniques 
  • Automated testing technologies 
  • Innovative - willing to think outside the box
  • Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail
  • Persistent and Energetic - strong willingness to learn


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