Randstad QA/BA Lead, Sr. Analyst in Norristown, Pennsylvania

QA/BA Lead, Sr. Analyst


Norristown, PA

Date Posted:

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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The Quality Assurance / Business Analyst Lead is responsible for test planning, test monitoring and control, test analysis and design, test implementation and test execution, evaluating exit criteria and reporting, and test closure. Directly involved in hands-on, technical work including test data provisioning and test data management.

  • Define the overall strategic and tactical objectives for testing software changes.

  • Continuously compare test progress with the plan, adjust the plan and testing activities as necessary, and provide status reports.

  • Test analysis and design: transform testing objectives into test conditions and test cases.

  • Test implementation and test execution: develop and prioritize test procedures, set up the test environment and test data, and execute tests.

  • Evaluating exit criteria and reporting, and test closure: assess test execution against the objectives defined in the test plan.

  • Provide expected test results, and/or repeatable methods of generating expected test results, based on currently existing data.

  • Provide tools and methods to compare expected and actual test results.

  • Provide high-quality, realistic, fit for purpose and referentially intact test data. Capture end-to-end business processes and the associated data for testing.

Senior Business Analyst Responsibilities

  • Understand the business problems to be solved, analyze and advise on requirements, specifications and acceptance criteria.

  • Understand the software under test, and its technical solutions to business problems.

  • Identify issues and suggest suitable alternatives.

  • Advise developers and business owners on software design.

  • Provide input into preparing software change requests to software vendors.

  • Test changes to vendor-supplied software systems and/or services.

  • Provide input into the deployment of virtual services.

  • Understand each database object s purpose and place in the technology stack.

  • Assist software development and support teams in software product deployments.

Required Skills

  • 8+ years of experience as a quality assurance analyst, preferably in a regulated environment

  • Advanced experience within HP Quality Center, including planning, execution, management, and reporting

  • Experience working in multiple Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies (Waterfall, Agile)

  • 3+ years of experience as a senior testing team member or test team lead

  • Professional-level documentation of functional and test requirements

  • Experience working with testing-related data for the purposes of decision support.

  • Understanding of Oracle RDMS and SQL

  • Experience developing robust testing artifacts, such as detailed test plans and test approaches

  • Experience working with testing-related data for the purposes of decision support.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience testing Energy Management Systems or other industrial SCADA solutions

  • Experience testing complex technical client-server applications

  • Experience testing heavily customized 3 rd party software solutions

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