Quality Assurance Analyst

Job Category:
QA/Tester
Job Type:
Permanent
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
Area:
Central Dublin
Location:
Dublin
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
03/05/2018
Recruiter:
FRS Recruitment
Job Ref:
FRS277893

Overview

Works independently taking full responsibility for a certain test area. Primary role in Quality Assurance in the areas of analysis and design, implementation and execution, in line with agreed plans and strategies.

Responsibilities

* Works on multiple phases of a project and/or multiple projects.

* Takes responsibility for a certain test area and conditions as well as results evaluation, problem resolution and planning.

* Selects appropriate standards, methods, tools and applications for project use.

* Reviews quality assurance plans, data, procedures, and scripts.

* Creates test cases independently and helps prepare for evaluations. Runs tests and retests as necessary, executing test scripts in area of accountability.

* Investigates defined issues with uncertain cause and solicits input in gathering data that help identify and differentiate the symptoms and root causes of defined problems.

* Identifies test issues, report risks and defines regression tests for current and future projects.

* Creates traceability records, from test cases back to requirements, reporting on system quality and collecting metrics on test cases.

* Works on quality assurance projects using available test frameworks and tools focusing on on-time and on-budget project goals.

Qualifications

Essential

* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related fields, or equivalent work experience

* ISTQB Foundation

Desirable

* Additional course or certification in Quality Assurance

Skills

* Intermediate theoretical knowledge in quality assurance methodologies and has awareness of new and emerging technologies and developments.

* Has good applications/technology knowledge, building on specialist domain knowledge and has practical experience of testing tools and frameworks required to deliver.
* Good understanding of the software development process including analysis, design, coding, system and user testing, problem resolution and planning.
* Excellent communication skills, adapts style accordingly and demonstrates an understanding of the audience's perspective, uses discretion when dealing with sensitive information

Experience

* Professional attitude, has developed a reputation as a trusted advisor.
* Good client-facing skills, experience in developing partnerships with the team and client and collaborating with others to exceed client expectations.
* Good problem-solving skills, has experience in proposing different options and solutions for approaching and resolving issues.
* Adaptable and responds positively to changing business issues, sees change as an opportunity to improve performance.
* Good self-management, can set and work to quantified goals and standards, delivers by being aware of and considering the commercial impacts. Must be flexible, independent and self-motivated.

Contact Details:
FRS Recruitment
Tel: 00353 (0)86-7839455
Contact: Shannon Toohey

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