QA Analyst (Permanent)
This young, fast-growing technology company has multiple software products and is looking for top talent.
4 year-old, well funded and sales are growing rapidly they are expanding their team and are anticipating a tripling in their development team to meet market demands.
Location: Oakville, ON
Initial Planned Duration: Permanent
Key Skills: .Quality Assurance, Manual and Automated Testing, JIRA or HP ALM and Excellent Communication Skills
Key Experience: 5+ year' s software quality assurance testing background. Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes; Must have a good working knowledge of automation as well as manual testing.Candidates to have previous experience with JIRA or HP ALM, as we are looking to establish test management tools.
- For QA we are looking manual/ automated tester, using the SRD doc, Test Plans, Test Strategy docs.
- SQL for running queries, Microsoft Word, Open Office, Microsoft Excel
The QA Analyst is an integral member of the Quality Assurance Team. The QA Analyst is responsible for testing applications and software to ensure proper functionality and efficiency while adhering to defined project timelines. Through the use of a variety of tools, testing applications, and reports, the QA Analyst works to continuously improve software products and applications.
-Write test cases for projects
-Write test strategy documents
-Test projects, defects, data fixes, and patches
-Ensure that all testing is completed and that the software functions with the highest standard of quality possible
-Liaise with clients for joint testing of projects and connectivity with external systems
-Attend team meetings, quality assurance walk-throughs, client walk-throughs
-Work closely with Business Analyst and Development departments during project and defect testing
-Provide regular status updates on projects and defects
-Stay abreast of new projects and new functionality
-Escalate delays in project testing due to outstanding defects
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- 5+ years in a Quality Assurance
- Post-secondary education or equivalent experience desired