Randstad Sr. IT QA Analyst in Cleveland, Ohio

Sr. IT QA Analyst

job details:

  • location:Cleveland, OH

  • salary:$35 - $45 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, November 27, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:658129

job description

Sr. IT QA Analyst

job summary:

Description:

We have an opening to fill a contractor assignment for an IT Quality Assurance Analyst (IT QAA) Senior. The contractor will be responsible for performing software testing activities, using a variety of testing approaches and techniques, typically providing functional, black-box and user acceptance testing expertise. They will ensure that information systems' products and services are functioning as expected and meeting end-user requirements as well as uncovering risks related to unintended consequences. The contractor will also use analytical and problem-solving skills to recognize and reduce redundancies in our testing efforts, minimize complexity, and create efficiencies without compromising effectiveness. They will assess the need for automation and obtain assistance in creating automation fixtures and harnesses.

This position resides in our Enterprise Technology Service (ETS) organization. This team provides dedicated project engineers, system test engineers, quality assurance analysts, and business systems analysts for all Governance-approved projects originating in ETS and other areas of the business requiring ETS-specific skill sets. By leveraging the use of portfolio specific processes and resources, we enable greater efficiency and visibility into demand and staff utilization which improves project throughput and quality delivery.

location: Cleveland, Ohio

job type: Contract

salary: $35 - 45 per hour

work hours: 9am to 4pm

education: No Degree Required

responsibilities:

In this role, the testing is more focused on functional testing (i.e., clicking on websites to validate the functionality works, validation of configuration files, and hardware configurations are just a few examples). We are looking for automation opportunities (i.e., capabilities of toolsets - automation testing using tools such as FITNESS and other automated UI tools). You will create the test strategy, test cases, provides estimates, create test cases, execute test cases, identify issues and log them to the applicable system.

qualifications:

Required Technical Skills:

  • Ability to Write basic SQL Queries

  • Understanding of virtualization concepts

  • Ability to test configuration of vendor purchased software

Preferred Skills:

  • An understanding of how the components of tiered applications interact with each other, and what functionality each piece is responsible for performing

  • Testing on cloud based applications or SAAS (software as a service)

  • Experience with Enterprise system integrations

  • Agile background specifically in Behavior Driven Development

  • Background in testing network security

  • Knowledge of JSON and Restful API's

skills: Soft Skills:

  • Excellent communication and organization skills

  • Participates in and overseas development of user stories and acceptance criteria

  • Ability to work successfully with cross-functional teams

Education and/or Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Business or Information Technology, or related discipline (e.g., Computer Science, MIS, Business Management) and a minimum of four years of work experience analyzing, testing and implementing business system changes or user acceptance testing. Experience must include planning, analyzing and executing testing of multiple applications with significant size, scope and complexity (e.g Sales, Servicing, Billing Applications).

  • In lieu of a degree, a minimum of six years of related work experience analyzing, testing and implementing business system changes or user acceptance testing, may be accepted. Experience must include planning, analyzing and executing testing of multiple applications with significant size, scope and complexity (e.g., Sales, Servicing, Billing Applications).

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