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Job Description

Title: Quality Assurance Analyst- Software

Department: IT

Reporting to: Quality Assurance Manager

Salary is in the mid $50,000.00 range.

 

General Summary

JDi Data is looking for a software Quality Assurance Analyst to work within the IT department as a member of our QA team. The Candidate will use manual and /or automated testing methods to find defects and then document defects using defect tracking software. After developers fix the defects, manual tests will be executed to ensure the corrections were done properly. The candidate will work with our customer service team to make sure that all defects reported by customers are covered by defect tracking software and to ensure the defects are tested and corrected as soon as possible. Subsequently, near the end of the release cycle the QA Analyst should conduct release testing and be able to present an analysis on the status of the release candidate build before it is released to customers.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Complete testing of software products to ensure they are error free and consistent with published requirements.
  • Work with our IT and Subject Matter Experts to translate functional requirements into documented test plans and test scripts.
  • Perform manual functional and regression testing and document the results.
  • Identify issues and risks and escalate where appropriate.
  • Use Agile Scrum and Waterfall methodologies to facilitate defect resolution.
  • Develop relevant metrics that help the team understand how they are progressing and provide the management with insight regarding team performance.
  • Work closely with JDi staff to help create a culture of continuous improvement and serve as an advocate of best quality practices and methods.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Solid understanding of accounting and financial applications
  • Working knowledge of Agile and Waterfall principles and practices
  • Familiarity with Jira, SharePoint, and MS Office Suite
  • Basic understanding of web development technologies
  • Solid understanding of QA manual and automated testing tools and testing best practices
  • Detail oriented and possess exceptional organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates ability to meet project deadlines while ensuring that our software deliverables are of the highest quality.
  • Ability to work effectively with limited supervision
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and discussions

Education and Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in software testing
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or closely related field**
  • Functional knowledge of the insurance/RMIS industry is a plus

**Additional experience will be considered in lieu of a degree

JDi Data Corporation offers excellent benefits and is an equal opportunity employer.

****ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY VIA THIS LINK: http://www.ondemandassessment.com/verify/apply/emqvyqq/DDEDhTDE****

Link will require resume upload along with two competency tests that will take approximately 30 minutes combined. Those that do not apply using the above link will not be considered.