QA Test Analyst

QA Test Analyst

02 Nov 2022
California, Burlingame, 94010 Burlingame USA

QA Test Analyst



QA Test Analyst 2 - Burlingame, CA (remote to start)

Pay: $46-$48/hour

QA Test Analyst are the senior testers in their QA teams, capable of delivering world-class test planning and execution and driving the end-to-end testing of multiple features. They also serve as mentors for more junior members of the team. TA II's must also be capable of professional, clear verbal and written communication with other disciplines including team group posts to share test status and provide clarity on defect reports. Beyond just maintaining existing test cases, TA's are responsible for authoring new test cases as new features are added and requirements change. TA's prevent randomization of the engineering teams by reviewing the bugs reported in their areas to identify duplicates, asking bug creators for clarification when sufficient detail is not provided, and ensuring that bugs adhere to bug reporting standards. TAII's are also responsible for identifying test and process gaps and raising them to the Quality leadership team.

Responsibilities include:

Cross-functional interactions

Feature bring-up with engineers

ad-hoc requests from other teams

Test strategy and test plan development for new products and features

Test case authoring

Test run creation/assignment

Bug review, de-duplicating, and triage

Test status reporting

Test case maintenance

Add cases to an existing/established area

Edit existing cases for accuracy

Review of bug reports from other team members

Targeted ad-hoc of undocumented areas

Test case execution

Software and hardware bug investigation and reporting

Bug fix verification

Onboarding more junior members of the team.

Skills:

Experience with test tools used for debugging or investigation, eg Visual Studio, gdb, Android Studio, adb, etc.

Ability to create clear, concise reports

Ability to review logs to derive root-cause of bugs

Ability to develop test cases and test plans

Competency with command line tools

Experience with commonly used bug-tracking software such as Jira, Bugzilla, Mantis, etc.

Strong deductive reasoning

Strong understanding of the software development process

Ability to drive multiple features at the same time and set priorities with limited guidance

Ability to take ownership of their work and balance multiple priorities and keep stakeholders informed of possible impacts due to ongoing requirements changes

Ability to work completely independently in an environment of varying ambiguity

Excellent written and spoken communication skills

Education/Experience:

Bachelor's degree in a computer-related field and 4+ years of experience in a QA

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