Software QA Analyst

Quality Assurance Houston, Texas


Description

Our Quality Assurance team has an immediate opening for a Software Quality Assurance Analyst. This person will perform and participate in all aspects of verification including, functional testing, regression testing, system testing and performance testing. Validate software builds, isolate defects, then document and track them in Team Foundation. Other related duties may be assigned.  This position will report to the Software QA Manager at PAS.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform and participate in all aspects of verification including functional, regression, and performance testing
  • Test software builds, isolate defects, and then document and track defects in Team Foundation
  • Understand how to create and execute test protocols as well as engage in exploratory software testing
  • Participate in requirements and design review meetings as a front-end to testing process
  • Plan and implement test strategies, system, and automation improvements
  • Provide quality assurance support for software development, product management and customer care personnel as requested

Education and Job Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Engineering or Technology, or related field or experience
  • Three - five years of applied experience and working knowledge of software testing

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of MS Office/Suite: Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Windows OS: Windows 7, Windows 2008, 2003
  • Solid understanding of relational databases
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation
  • Hands on experience with HP UFT (QTP)
  • Intermediate knowledge of web testing
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and set priorities under tight deadlines
  • Hands on testing of server components, system interfaces and client components
  • Must be a self-motivated and well organized team player