Quality Assurance Analyst

Marketing United States


Description

Position Summary:

The QA Analyst will be responsible for creation, execution and maintenance of manual and automated testing scripts using best of breed automation tools/plug-ins or products as acquired. The analyst will collaborate with developers, business system analysts, product owners, and stakeholders on high performing delivery teams to understand testing goals, and to create the most efficient testing methodology.

Essential Functions:

The candidate will help collect and analyze metrics of the testing process over time to help identify quality assurance process improvements. The position requires writing testing scripts through code to improve quality throughout test automation. To be successful in this role, the QA Analyst must have a positive attitude, always open to learn new technologies and process and possess effective communication skills.

  •  Implement best people, process and tools to align National QA testing to best practices.
  • Create and maintain both manual and automated testing scripts
  • Own the creation and data masking of student data in non-production environment and harvest or seed test data to create test accounts.
  • Collaborate on an agile team, with an emphasis on quality through the SDLC.
  • Represent testing team and participates in agile events to obtain an understanding of system changes in preparation for test case development
  • Provide testing estimates as an input to the planning cycle
  • Optimize test cycle efficiency and add test automation into the continuous delivery pipeline.
  • Track all results, problems and defects throughout the testing cycle
  • Create project level metrics and dashboards to report on defect status, fix rates etc.
  • Expected to provide valuable input on process improvements to help the team focus on quality
  • Assist with content entry and verification tasks

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This role is an individual contributor.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements:

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 5 plus years of experience or an equivalent of education and experience
  • 5 plus years performing in a QA role in support of web and analytics development
  • 1-3 years experience with automation and/or a combination of course work & hands-on
  • Certifications (CSQA, CSTE) or equivalent relevant experience
  • Familiar with agile methodologies
  • Strong working knowledge of system testing and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies
  • Experience with testing tools such as LambdaTest, QTest etc.
  • Experience with Cross-Browser Testing tools e.g. BrowserStack, Litmus
  • Familiarity with Salesforce CRM and Marketing Cloud and associated data structures
  • Very strong SQL abilities (MSQL)

Competencies/Technical/Functional Skills:

 

Preferred

  • Higher Education sector experience
  • DevOps, Engineering, web development experience
  • Knowledge of Google's suite of data tools-Google Analytics, (both Universal Analytics & GA4 Property Types), Google Tag, Manager

 

 

Travel: No Travel Required

The National University System is committed to maintaining a high-quality, diverse workforce representative of the populations we serve. As a network of nonprofit educational institutions, the System employs more than 3,300 faculty and staff and serves over 41,000 students. We are united in our mission to meet the global education demands of the 21st Century and are dedicated to creating a supportive academic and work environment that allows for students, faculty and staff to develop their interests and talents while experiencing a sense of community and a commitment to diversity. With programs available both online and at our many campus locations, the National University System is a leader in creating innovative solutions to education and meeting the needs of our diverse student population, including adult learners and working professionals.

The National University System offers a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salaries, and an opportunity to work in an innovative environment that supports diversity. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. The System does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by state of federal laws.