Careers - Quality Assurance Analyst

The Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst assists in creating, executing, and documenting the tests necessary to ensure software applications meet requirements (functional and non-functional) and that defects are identified and logged. This role ensures that quality standards are met and adhered to by using their knowledge of quality assurance methodology, tools and techniques. The QA Analyst will resolve, document and report to management all identified quality problems.

Essential functions include

  • Develops detailed test strategies and plans for applications based on technical and business specifications in accordance with company standards
  • Tests and analyze components of the system based on project requirements for design
  • Retests fixes to ensure defects have been resolved
  • Documents and communicates test results
  • Creates and conducts quality-control tests and analyses to ensure that software meets or exceeds specified standard, acceptance metrics and end-user requirements
  • Participates in evaluation process for tools and techniques that result in overall quality improvements
  • Assists in recommendation of processes to enhance the effectiveness of quality assurance and testing strategies
  • Works with the Quality Assurance team in defining, updating and communicating quality policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Conducts quality assurance reviews

Minimum Requirements

  • Associates degree in a computer field or a combination of relevant education and equivalent experience
  • 1-2 years related work experience with commercial off-the-shelf software development
  • 2+ years related work experience in testing or quality assurance
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) principles
  • Demonstrated understanding of relational databases
  • Strong knowledge of computers and/or networks
  • Ability to handle multiple projects
  • Applies a working knowledge of Project Management Concepts

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or course work emphasis in programming and/or system design
  • 2 + years related work experience with commercial off-the-shelf software development
  • 2 + years related work experience with Microsoft *.NET, DB2, SQL Server and AIX
  • Experience on an Agile team producing web-based, n-tier applications
  • Experience with working with off-shore testing teams
  • Experience with test automation and performance testing tools
  • Knowledge of the healthcare industry

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Ridgeland, MS