Sr Quality Assurance Analyst

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Sr Quality Assurance Analyst

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Full Time

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NA

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Full Time

NA

May 08, 2024

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Job ID: MKE1376042TR_1715181889

May 08, 2024

Job ID: MKE1376042TR_1715181889

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Job Title: Senior QA Engineer (Manual)

Summary: We're on the lookout for a Senior QA Engineer with a strong focus on backend testing. This role involves defining, planning, leading, and executing project testing activities, particularly centered around backend and data validation. The ideal candidate will play a key role in ensuring the quality of our applications as we transition from legacy systems to modern platforms, coordinating with stakeholders and running update meetings as necessary.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead Quality Assurance (QA) activities for complex application and system implementation projects, including integration, system, regression, performance, and user acceptance testing.
  • Develop and maintain test strategies, plans, scenarios, suites, and cases, with a particular emphasis on backend and data validation.
  • Analyze and evaluate test results and defects, working closely with development teams and business stakeholders to troubleshoot issues.
  • Coordinate test schedules, environments, and configuration requirements.
  • Provide testing estimates for resource allocation and timelines.
  • Collaborate with Business Analysts and Project Managers to ensure test coverage aligns with project requirements.
  • Track and report QA metrics for projects.
  • Provide input on production release decisions.
  • Drive established QA practices and methodologies, aiming for consistency across projects.
  • Collaborate with QA Manager and QA Team to develop and improve QA capabilities and services.
  • Monitor and evaluate QA activities, guiding and coaching teams in applicable testing practices.
  • Oversee test automation usage to optimize project quality and delivery.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.
  • 6+ years of QA experience in IT, with 3-5 years in a large enterprise environment.
  • Proficiency in software test tools, including Postman and SQL tools.
  • Experience with SDLC, agile, and waterfall methodologies.
  • Strong knowledge of QA processes, practices, and systems.
  • Ability to coordinate and lead QA activities across multiple projects.
  • Familiarity with Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) / Visual Studio Test Professional and Microsoft Test Manager is beneficial.
  • Knowledge of supply chain and logistics is a plus.
  • Development background is advantageous.

This role requires excellent communication skills, the ability to work independently, and a deep understanding of backend testing, particularly with SQL and data validation. The successful candidate will be instrumental in ongoing modernization projects, ensuring the quality and functionality of applications.

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