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Mid Level QA #104177

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Posted: Wed, 27 May 2020 14:30:28 -0400

Location: West Chester

Industry: IT

Job Type: Temp/Contract

Skill Set: Mid-Senior level (4-10 yrs)

Pay/Rate: 1.00/HOUR


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Functional requirements review (i.e., verify requirements as testable);
  • Trace requirements to test cases to verify test coverage.
  • Test case development.(Manual and Automated)
  • Works with test lead to estimate test case build and execution effort (e.g., initial pass rate assumptions, defect blocking assumptions).
  • Reports on test execution progress and defect status.
  • Participates in defect review meetings.
  • Provides input to continuously improve test methodology.
  • Provides input to standard test metrics and reporting.
  • Development of test coverage strategy and priorities;
  • Analyzing the requirements for completeness, correctness and clarity to drive the testing effort;
  • Defining the test targets.
  • Identification and  creation of the  necessary test data;
  • Debugs the development and execution of test scripts against the targets of test;
  • Analyzing test failures;
  • Analyzes metrics for quality assessment;
  • Mentoring Software Quality Testers.
  • Work with supervisor to develop the test plan scope, coverage and objectives;
  • Works within the project team and test team to address issues and report status;
  • Works with the Business Analyst to analyze and develop the proper test coverage;
  • May work with Business Analyst to influence and monitor User Acceptance Testing.
  • Analyze requirements to identify and prioritize test targets; verify requirements as testable
  • Develop test cases to verify requirements according to standards/best practices with alignment to test plan/strategy.
  • Provide estimates to develop test cases and then build according to project schedule;
  • Support test case execution and defect management.
  • Provide quality metrics for test case build, execution, and defect management activities.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to Software Quality Testers;
  • Provide input and monitoring of User Acceptance testing.
  • Developing and recommending solutions for test planning and process improvement;
  • Decision making opportunities in the areas of functional test coverage, metrics analysis and quality assessment.
  • Evaluation/selection of appropriate tests, testing methods, etc., leveraging technical expertise to make independent decisions.


Specific Job Knowledge

  • Experience in software testing in multiple environments including test planning, test cases development, execution, and quality assessment;
  • Responsibilities require analysis of variety of complex options, and ability to make independent decisions on unique or varied matters
  • Extensive experience developing test cases and test scenarios from use cases and/or requirements specifications;
  • Strong Analytical and Problem Solving Skills; strong attention to detail.
  • Experience with various software testing strategies and approaches (e.g., parallel testing, regression testing);
  • Good understanding of Quality Control and Quality Assurance concepts.
  • Knowledge of test metrics and how they are used for decision support.
  • Knowledge of common programming concepts, practices and structures;
  • Knowledge of SQL and database query tools;
  • Knowledge of test automation tools and effective implementation techniques;
  • Experience with Requirements Management, Test Management and Defect Management Tools.
  • Knowledge of the core QVC business processes and supporting business applications;
  • Ability to analyze business requirements to determine test cases and verification points required.
  • Exposure to tools like ALM, Jira, SOAP UI, TOAD/AQT, Queue viewers etc