Senior QA Tester

  • Texas State Job Bank
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), 3600 Presidential Blvd, Austin, TX 78719, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Job Summary: Under supervision, carries out procedures to ensure that all information systems products and services meet minimum company standards and end user requirements. Thoroughly tests software to ensure proper operation and freedom from defects. Documents all problems and works to resolve them; reports progress on problem resolution to management. Performs workflow analysis and recommends quality improvements.Duties and ResponsibilitiesUnderstanding of Quality Methodology and process creation in an IT environment.Develop test specifications, test cases, test plans and scripts for the large software modules.Experience and understanding of software code. Can work with development team members to diagnose issues.Knowledgeable with SQL Enterprise Manager and TSQL.Experience with backend database testing.Assess functionality and be a knowledgeable resource of several Software applications for the team.Mentor SQA Analysts and SCM on all software applications.Test all software releases from development department.Ability to test multiple software projects concurrently.Documenting and tracking of all software defects.Evaluation and assignment of all trouble tickets to development team members.Reviewing and assisting in the creation of software documentation in conjunction with the technical writer.Act in role of project resource as assigned.Depending on project size, may be required to be on multiple Team/Projects. Adhere to company policies.Conduct to reflect professional attitude and actions.Other duties and special projects as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesUtilization of Microsoft SQL Enterprise Manager.Ability to read code (SQL, ASP, .Net, VB, JavaScript).Full understanding of the goals of the entire project (not just QA with regards to functionality being developed, delivery dates, quality requirements, available resources, and the relationship of the current project to other ongoing projects, and to the rest of the product line).Excellent written and verbal communication skills, which are used with team members and clients in the form of formal training, mentoring, and presentations.Work with developers and DBAs on test projects.Utilization of defect tracking tools (BugTracker, DevTrack, , etc).Knowledge of Source Control Applications and Software Configuration Management promotion processes.Knowledge of Team Foundation System, VSS, Vault or Perforce applications a plus.Software development experiences a plus.Experience testing Web Services a plus.For smaller projects, this position may be the most senior QA representative on the team.i In this case, this person has iownershipi of the module from a QA standpoint. Credentials and ExperienceAssociateis degree in Computer Science, or equivalent7 year of Software testing experience or equivalent combination of education and experienceSpecial RequirementsTesting methodologies and theoryMicrosoft SQL Server 2000/2005Microsoft development tools (VS6/VS.NET)TSQL knowledgeWindows 2003/2008/XP/Vista/7Microsoft Office proficiencyInternet TechnologiesDevelopment defect tracking toolsSoftware life cycle Web-based applicationsLabor Market Information and National Employment Systems
Associated topics: performance test, process, prevent, prevention, quality, quality assurance, quality assurance analyst, quality assurance engineer, quality assurance lead, tester