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QA Analyst/Engineer

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Contact: itd.dc@hirestrategy.com

Our client is currently seeking a Software Quality Analyst to join our ground-breaking software development team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for testing new and existing features on multiple platforms and devices in an Agile-like software development environment, all while being empowered to contribute to a unique and collaborative work environment. 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with owning a robust testing strategy with the ability to maintain flexibility and adaptability as necessary.
  • Maintain a schedule for testing tasks while tracking completion dates and managing risk mitigation strategies.
  • Communicate project direction to the disciplines and ensure that they are aware of pertinent information and priorities.
  • Maintaining an excellent understanding of the products, critical issues, and ensuring a high standard of entry and bug severity.
  • Provide accurate and timely weekly velocity reports and daily reports where necessary.
  • Resilient personality to be able to continuously push our development team to comply with our healthcare partners in government regulations & industry standards
  • Be a part of a high-energy team focused on delivering a new paradigm in digital health

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in the software development industry as a Tester, Test Lead, or Quality Analyst
  • Passion for testing with a rich understanding of QA methodologies
  • Experience with off-site QA vendors and developing test plans all while promoting project visibility
  • Ownership over product submissions and releases
  • A keen eye for identifying risks associated with any request to deviate from known test processes
  • Passionate about new cross-industry products, especially with new technology and mediums
  • An understanding of software development processes
  • Strong attention to detail and an ability to recognize test case deficiencies and propose improvements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Experienced tester with the ability to rapidly familiarize with game-play elements
  • High standards of work, adaptability, and willingness to meet and exceed expectations
  • Proactively help and assist colleagues and maintain a ‘can do’ attitude when under pressure
  • Clear and concise communicator both written and verbally
  • Advanced knowledge of Atlassian products and proficiency with web-based automation tools like Selenium
  • Knowledge of Project Methodologies (Agile, Scrum, etc)
  • Advanced technical proficiency and an understanding of different platforms, hardware and peripherals
  • Ability to work unsupervised and maintain focus and commitment
  • Advanced knowledge of departmental processes