Quality Assurance Analyst II - AI

Discount Tire Corporate Careers - Scottsdale, AZ (30+ days ago)4.0

Our Information Technology division consists of more than 200 professionals and continues to grow responsibly. The Quality Assurance Department is looking to add a Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst to their current team. This person will evaluate and test software programs to verify that programs function according to design documentation and standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Creates, documents, maintains, executes, tracks and analyzes test scenarios and test plans in collaboration with stakeholders: ensures needs are testable.
  • Maps business and technical requirements into test suites, test cases and test scripts.
  • Identifies, analyzes and documents complex defects, questionable functions, errors and inconsistencies in software program functions, including but not limited to, outputs, online screens, content and security.
  • Validates new software in the production environment.
  • Conducts complex performing testing based on test scripts and test plan.
  • Assumes QA oversight of the project in areas of design control, risk management, design verification and validation.
  • Facilitates meetings, conference calls.
  • Mentors, coaches and trains QA Analyst I.
  • Stays current on the latest industry technologies, trends and strategies.
  • Assists employees, vendors or other customers by answering questions related to QA processes, procedures and services.
  • Completes work in a timely and accurate manner while providing exceptional customer service.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements Position Requirements:
  • This position requires a minimum of five years software quality assurance analysis experience, including an understanding of the software development life cycle.
  • Proven ability to write and execute manual and automated scripts.
  • Demonstrated experience in API testing SOAP and REST protocols using testing tools SOAPUIReady API, Postman.
  • Proven knowledge of scripting languages such as Groovy, JavaScript.
  • Intermediate experience and knowledge required in: HTML, SQL/TSQL, JSON, Xpath.
  • XML/Schema validation experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of data ETL tools (Informatica)
  • Intermediate Knowledge of Power Center Data Validation Option (DVO) is required.
  • Intermediate Knowledge of Software AG webmethods 9.x, My webMethods Server (MWS) and Composite Application Framework (CAF)
  • Expert understanding of Integration, Regression, Functional and Non Functional Testing techniques
  • Proven knowledge of defect management tools is necessary.
  • Proven knowledge of change management source control tools such as SVN, Git is necessary.
  • Agile experience is required. Proven ability to follow Company testing standards is required.
  • Demonstrated experience with the review of software requirements, risk analysis, specification documents and testing procedures is necessary.
  • Proven understanding of the Software Testing Life Cycle fundamentals is necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate across all levels of the organization is necessary; ability to clearly articulate technical ideas to a non-technical audience both verbally and in writing is required.
  • Advanced level computer experience, including skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Project, is necessary.
  • The ability to work successfully within a team and serve as a trusted expert for assigned duties is necessary.
  • Ability to identify complex problems, review information to develop and evaluate options then implement solutions is essential.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and motivate self and others while managing multiple projects and meeting various deadlines simultaneously is required.
  • Customer service skills, including the ability to manage and respond to different customer situations while maintaining a positive and friendly attitude are essential.
  • In addition, organizational and problem solving skills, a can-do attitude, and the ability to adjust to changing requirements are essential.
  • Maintaining confidentiality, treating others with respect and upholding Company values are key attributes.

Additional Skills:
  • Demonstrated experience in API testing SOAP and REST protocols using testing tools HP UFT.
  • Databases (DB2 and SQL), file structures, system design and analysis, risk analysis and project management.
  • Proven ability to write and execute automated scripts, manual tests and relational database queries is required.
  • Proven knowledge of test scripts such as Python, VBScript.
  • Knowledge of Software AG's API management tool Centrasite.
  • Testing experience with Web based, cloud hosted enterprise software products is preferred.

Educational Requirements:
  • This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • ISTQB or CSTE Foundation Certification preferred.
Normal work days are Monday through Friday. Occasional Saturdays and Sundays may be necessary. Normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Additional hours may be necessary.

Preference will be given to local candidates. No staffing agencies. Salary range is depending on experience.