QA Analyst

Boulder, CO

Company Name :IBA Infotech LLC

Type : Contract

Primary Skills : Confluence, SDLC, JIRA, Microsoft Office, SQL

Location : Boulder


Job Description:

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Own SQA activities and deliverables for scrum teams.
  • Provide support to Agile teams for estimating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling test activities
  • Review and recommend improvements to documentation eg. Test plans, Test cases, Test strategy
  • Own the continuous improvement of quality processes including, Required Documentation, Testing Processes, and the overall quality of the Agile teams software
  • Monitor, and enforce all processes and Organizational testing standards
  • Attend client calls and discuss weekly status with the internal Executives and clients as necessary
  • Track and prepare reports on testing activities including testing results, test case coverage, required resources, defects reports, release status, performance baselines, etc…
  • Provide daily/monthly/quarterly metrics reporting the end of a phase or the completion of project.
  • Interact with all levels and functions within the organization
  • Work with the QA Manager in IHS Markit Boulder to ensure product test requirements are meeting the highest standards
  • Work closely with development and product groups to ensure deadlines are met
  • Execute manual system tests when needed, and identify those that can be automated for regression purposes
  • Assist with the running and reporting of automated regression test suites as needed
  • Ensure defects and identified customer incidents are prioritized and dealt with, and that any new versions of software are released in a controlled and timely manner
  • Accurately report test progress to the QA Manager and other stakeholders.
  • The ability to build custom test tools, and detailed financial services knowledge would be an advantage

What we look for

  • University graduate or equivalent, preferably a degree in Engineering and/or Master's Degree
  • 5+ years of experience in QA
  • 2+ years in an Agile and additional experience in traditional Waterfall
  • Excellent understanding of software architecture and SDLC.
  • Proficient in writing database SQL queries
  • Knowledge and experience of financial markets (Highly desired)
  • Demonstrated ability to self-manage with minimal supervision is essential.
  • High standard of written work
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Open minded with a positive attitude, flexible and willing to adapt to changing situations
  • Focused on delivery
  • Must be an excellent communicator both written and verbally
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work in a team environment