• Quality Assurance Analyst

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland
    Job ID 2018-1177
    Category
    Information Technology
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The QA Analyst is responsible for creating and executing test plans to ensure that software applications function as expected, meeting all objectives of a software development project.  This position will be expected to complete testing tasks independently while seeking better processes and tools to make the test process more efficient and reliable.  The QA Analyst will work very closely with Scrum team and development manager during a project’s life cycle. Located in Portland, OR this position requires working on-site.

    Responsibilities

    Testing

    • Participate as a Scrum team member with goals of releasing software increments while meeting the needs and expectations of stakeholders.
    • Execute the test plan, performing manual testing on Web, Mobile, and desktop applications.
    • Utilize available tools to automate and streamline test activities.
    • Suggest and create new tools to increase testing efficiency and reliability.
    • Clearly document and communicate issues found during testing to the development team using issue tracking software.
    • Utilize SQL and REST clients as well as other tools to create, manipulate and verify data during testing.
    • Communicate with business partners to coordinate testing efforts when integration with a 3rd party is required.
    • Clear understanding of when testing is complete and ability to report on test status at any time.

     
    Test Case Management

    • Participate in new project specification reviews, ensuring new features and key examples of these features are clear and verifiable.
    • Generate and maintain reusable test cases to verify new features and functionality or for regression testing to verify existing functional continuity of operational expectations.
    • Generate test plans for development projects, utilizing the proper set of test cases required to verify the new features in a project and perform the correct level of regression testing.

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • None

    ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

    In addition to the job-specific responsibilities listed above, all employees are expected to support and model VetSource Core Value Principles:  Do the right thing every time; Treat others the way you want to be treated; Embrace Change; Be innovative; Get it done; Work hard, have fun!  Employees will be held accountable for knowledge and effective application of these principles.

    Qualifications

    • Exhibit a willingness to consistently take on new challenges
    • Proven ability to follow through with multiple projects
    • Be innovative and have strong organizational and time management skills with ability to work independently.
    • Team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others.
    • Self- motivated with a strong desire to learn new products and technologies.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
    • Working technical knowledge of current protocols, operating systems and standards
    • Self- confidence in analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Take initiative on assigned special projects and complete projects in a timely manner.
    • Ability to work independently
    • Must be able to use sound judgement and know when to ask manager for assistance
    • Ability to receive constructive feedback in a professional manner

     

    Education/Experience:

    • High School diploma or G.E.D.
    • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (intermediate Word, basic Excel)
    • Minimum 2-3 years of relevant experience

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor Degree in related field
    • Computer software experience preferred

     

    Working Conditions

    • Environment where dogs are present
    • Sitting and using computer for extended periods of time
    • Dexterity to operate a computer keyboard, mouse and to handle other computer components

     

    Note:                                                                              

    The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

     

    We offer a competitive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, Flexible Spending, Life, and 401(k). 

     

    Vetsource is an Equal Opportunity Employer that abides by federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or national origin; or their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities.

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