Job Description

Ref No.:19-00071
Location: Schenectady, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 08/26/2019

Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has a full-time/direct-hire opportunity with our client in Schenectady, NY for a QA Analyst

The QA Analyst is responsible for estimating, creating, and carrying out test cases. This individual will ensure the highest product quality by identifying, reproducing, documenting and tracking the resolution of software defects and will work on a range of products and technologies. Testing will be required for new products, enhancements to existing products, and defects.

The QA Analyst will have an in-depth understanding of the software development life cycle. They will stay current in the latest testing methodologies and tools.

Job Description
· Promote an atmosphere that encourages collaboration, optimism and dedication
· Work collaboratively with Software Development Teams
· Communicate progress and challenges with QA and Software Development Leadership
· Review Functional Specification Requirements, Change Requests, Defects, and supporting
documentation to ensure goals and requirements are clear
· Estimate projects for time, technical risk, and overall complexity
· Create test cases
· Thoroughly test the UI, business logic, performance, and all aspects of software
· Document and appropriately report defects and potential risk
· Track progress and results in ticketing system
· Make suggestions to improve the product and features being tested
· Meet deadlines including sprint and release target dates

Qualifications and Requirements
· Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar
· Additional consideration given to candidates with Master's degree or higher
· Three or more years testing experience preferred
· Strong additional consideration given to candidates with experience in automated testing and test script creation
· Strong analytical and problem solving skills
· Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
· Experience in the requirements, design, coding, unit/integration test lifecycle phases is preferred
· Additional consideration will be given to candidates having experience with HTML5, CSS, C#, Web
API, Microsoft SQL Visual Basic, .Net, MySQL, GIS software, bootstrap, and knockout js

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.

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