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Quality Assurance Tech

Ann Arbor, Michigan


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The primary responsibility of this position will be to ensure adequate testing of development code prior to release to production. The QA Analyst will work with the Senior QA Engineer and QA Specialists. The QA Analyst will report to the QA Manager and work directly under the guidance of QA Specialists. The focus of the QA Analyst will be to ensure all changes to our applications are tested adequately. The QA Analyst will be responsible for ensuring test plans and test cases follow all standards and are appropriate on a project-by-project basis. The QA Analyst is responsible for using all test management tools according to standards. Over time, the QA Analyst is responsible for building technical expertise in our applications.

• Create test plans and participate in Peer Reviews
• Modify test plans based on Peer Review feedback
• Provide input on risks so that Senior QA engineers, QA Specialists, and in some cases QA Managers can be informed.
• Provide input to QA and Release Specialists to prepare implementation timelines
• Participate in development of Test Data Strategy
• Assist QA Specialists in determining appropriate test environments
• Work with business analysts to ensure business requirements are adequate
• Highlight requirement and design gaps as early in lifecycle as possible
• Create test cases according to standards – manual and automated
• Perform problem solving and root cause analysis when defects occur
• Update Quality Center according to standard including mapping test cases to requirements
• Engage application development in defect resolution
• Flag test cases appropriate for regression libraries
• Participate in test case Peer Reviews
• Update test cases based on Peer Reviews
• Participate in continuous improvement efforts within the QA organization
• May support and provide constructive feedback on existing processes and standards
• Become knowledgeable in the technologies used by Application Development organizations
• 4 year college degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent work experience
• 3-5 years of software testing experience
• Solid experience in testing applications(native) for Mobile platforms (both iOS and Android)
• Technical skills can include Windows, LINUX, UNIX, JAVA, C++, InterSystems CACHE, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, HTML, XML, Web Services
• Knowledge or experience in one or more of the following is highly preferred – XCTest, UI Automator, TeamCity, Gradle, Maven, XCode, Android SDK, IntelliJ IDEA, Bitbucket, Mobile OS (iOS and Android) as well as native applications including installation, operation and configuration;
• MUST HAVE some programming experience using Java or other OO Language (C#, Object C, Swift). Will use this to create test automation frameworks.
• Knowledge and experience with relational database technologies (SQL, schema design)
• Experience with CI tools like Team City or Jenkins
• Knowledge of test repository or defect tracking systems
• Knowledge of financial markets/brokerage experience preferred
• Excellent communication and organizational skills, team player
• Solid understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
• Strong problem solving and trouble shooting skills with the ability to come up with creative solutions
• Ability to prioritize workload in an efficient manner
• Effective listening skills

The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $44.99 to $49.99 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.
Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plan with company match.


About Aquent Talent: 

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Our talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent Gymnasium. More information on our awesome benefits

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