SENIOR QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST

The main goal of the Senior Quality Assurance Specialist will be to plan and implement systematic activities that ensure software processes and products conform to requirements, standards, and procedure.

 

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct software compatibility tests with programs, hardware, operating systems, or network environments.
  • Working with product designers and developers at all stages to promote quality. • Produce and prioritize bug reports.
  • Produce test plans and ensuring they are followed.
  • Create or maintain databases of known test defects.
  • Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures.
  • Design or develop automated testing tools.
  • Develop or specify standards, methods, or procedures to determine product quality or release readiness.
  • Develop testing programs that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability.
  • Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers.
  • Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes.
  • Document test procedures to ensure reliability and compliance with standards. • Evaluate or recommend software for testing or bug tracking.
  • Install, maintain, or use software testing programs.
  • Monitor program performance to ensure efficient and problem-free operations. • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.
  • Perform initial debugging procedures by reviewing configuration files, logs, or code pieces to determine breakdown source.
  • Provide feedback and recommendations to developers on software usability and functionality. • Test system modifications to prepare for implementation.
  • Update automated test scripts to ensure currency.
  • Conduct historical analyses of test results.

 

Requirements:

  • Qualifications: BS or BE in Computer Science / CCE or equivalent
  • Experience: at least 1 year experience in related field
  • Skills:
  1. Strong analytical, technical, creative and problem-solving skills.
  2. Excellent skills in writing documents and reports on defects and other software issues.
  3. Outstanding attention to detail & organizational abilities, & ability to troubleshoot.
  4. Skilled in project management to include time estimation, time management, scheduling and reporting.
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