Software Quality Assurance Analyst

Location: Schenectady, NY
Date Posted: 09-04-2016
The QA Analyst is responsible for estimating, creating, and carrying out test cases. This individual will ensure the highest product quality by identifying, reproducing, documenting and tracking the resolution of software defects and will work on a range of products and technologies. Testing will be required for new products, enhancements to existing products, and defects.
 
The QA Analyst will have an in-depth understanding of the software development life cycle. They will stay current in the latest testing methodologies and tools.
 
Job Description
 
  • Promote an atmosphere that encourages collaboration, optimism and dedication
  • Work collaboratively with Software Development Teams
  • Communicate progress and challenges with QA and Software Development Leadership
  • Review Functional Specification Requirements, Change Requests, Defects, and supporting documentation to ensure goals and requirements are clear
  • Estimate projects for time, technical risk, and overall complexity
  • Create test cases
  • Thoroughly test the UI, business logic, performance, and all aspects of software
  • Document and appropriately report defects and potential risk
  • Track progress and results in ticketing system
  • Make suggestions to improve the product and features being tested
  • Meet deadlines including sprint and release target dates
 
Qualifications and Requirements
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Three or more years testing experience preferred
  • Strong additional consideration given to candidates with experience in automated testing and test script creation
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
  • Experience in the requirements, design, coding, unit/integration test lifecycle phases is preferred
  • Additional consideration will be given to candidates having experience with HTML5, CSS, C#, Web API, Microsoft SQL Visual Basic, .Net, MySQL, GIS software, bootstrap, and knockout js


What You Can Expect When You Apply

When your application is received, we will review it to see if you would be a potential fit for this role or other similar openings we may have available. If that’s the case, you will hear from us shortly. If not, your resume will be in our database and we will reach out when appropriate opportunities become available.
 
About Pinnacle
 
Pinnacle Recruiting & Staffing LLC is headquartered in Albany NY and provides talent to technology organizations across the United States. Founded by experienced recruiters who have worked for the largest staffing firms in the world, we leverage that experience to provide the highest level of service to our clients and candidates, while still retaining the flexibility and personal touch of a smaller firm.
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