Randstad QA Analyst in Minneapolis, Minnesota

QA Analyst

job details:

  • location:Minneapolis, MN

  • salary:$45 - $55 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, December 6, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:659862

job description

QA Analyst

job summary:

Business Overview:

Tell me about your department:

Digital Testing Team - dynamic, fast paced. Working on the latest and greatest technologies.

Project Description - what are the selling points that would spike a candidate's interest in this role:

This role will have PM coordinating skills, coordinating across multiple team which will create an opportunity to work with multiple business. The role will be working on the greatest technologies - a lot of testing will be "to figure" out how to test - all newer technologies.

location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

job type: Contract

salary: $45 - 55 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: No Degree Required


Position Overview:

Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:

  • Test Functionalities on Devices and Multiple browsers

  • Efficiently log and track Defects in JIRA

  • Interact with multiple teams for integration testing and for test data needs

  • Attend Sprint Planning meetings and other related Agile testing activities

  • Participate in coming up with acceptance criteria for user story

  • Independently determine and develop approaches to solutions

  • Document and summarize test results and report findings

  • Creates Dashboard reports to present to stake holders

  • Develop and provide testing metrics and reports for the QA dashboard to effectively communicate test status to the test team and management.

  • Help document and track key project milestones and overall project deliverables on time, and adhering to development and quality standards.

Typical Day in the role:

  • Stand Up Meeting

  • Meetings with team to understand architecture diagrams, wiki pages and timelines for testing

  • Put together test cases

  • Validate data

  • Review sessions with stakeholders to cover testing outcomes

  • Daily Status

  • Front line person


Skills Overview:

What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?

  • 8-10 Years of Experience in QA Testing with latest technologies (Automated & Manual)

  • Strong App Testing & Browser Based Testing

  • Strong understanding development technologies (broad experience) and how the technologies can should be tested

  • Strong understanding of microservices

  • Project Management Skills

  • Agile development experience a must - working in short release cycles

  • Experience in working and interacting with Product owners

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Prior experience in implementing and tracking testing KPI's and metrics

  • Analytical thinker, detailed oriented.

  • Good problem solving skills.

  • Retail experience required

skills: Skills Overview:

What are the technologies and the depth of the technologies that a candidate must have in order to be successful in this role?

  • MicroServices - being built in various different technologies across teams

  • Java, Groovy, Ruby, Cloud-Based Technologies,etc.

What are the soft skills that you feel candidates must-have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Leadership Skills - Cross Functional Influence

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