QA Analyst

Location: St. Paul, MN
Date Posted: 09-08-2017
NorthShore Resources has a Contract to Hire opportunity for a Quality Assurance Analyst in St. Paul, MN!

For the project, the Consultant will be working with project teams, and will be expected to create or participate in creating:
  • QA Test Strategy
  • QA Test Plan
  • QA Test Cases
  • QA Test Closure
  • Defect documentation
  • Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • QA Level of Effort (LOE) estimate
For this project, the Quality Assurance Analyst will be expected to:
  • Educate and enforce the use of the QA processes and methodologies within the project teams.
  • Work with the appropriate resources to define and write Functional and Technical Testable Requirements (Waterfall) and/or User Stories and Acceptance Criteria (Agile).
  • Work with the appropriate resources to define and write detailed and reusable Functional, System Integration, and Regression test cases.
  • Assist in determining business flows to be scripted and utilized in Performance / Load testing.
  • Have a complete understanding of all functional and technical requirements and use cases.
  • Have complete understanding of the Design document to ensure the design complements the Requirements. Approve Design document if asked to perform QA project lead duties.
  • Assist in managing the overall scope of the testing effort.
  • Complete required QA documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Receive appropriate approval and sign-off for all testing documentation.
  • Execute all test cases according to the Test Plan, or explain (in Test Closure) why risk-based / priority testing was executed.
Desired Skills
  • Computer Science or Information Technology degree 
  • Experience with defect management, defect resolution and affiliated toolsets
  • Experience with multiple concurrent QA projects
  • Experience estimating QA work effort and developing test strategies, test plans, traceability matrices, test cases and final quality assurance reports
  • Experience with different testing types: ETL, data, batch, schema, integration, system, functional, black box, grey box, acceptance, and regression
  • Experience writing and executing SQL query commands and experience with data warehouse, data mart, XML, data mappings (transformations), data model, source data, application services, Informatica, Business Intelligence, datasets, data analytics, data reports, data packages and cubes
Why work for NorthShore Resources?
NorthShore Resources is a Minneapolis-based IT consulting firm, whose focus is to provide superior quality and unparalleled customer service in all aspects of our business. We offer great local jobs to local people, allowing us to build solid, long-term relationships with our clients and consultants.
While working as a consultant for NorthShore Resources, you’ll receive benefits such as medical, dental, and 401(k) with company matching. You’ll also receive one of the best benefits an employer can offer – support! Our staff is here to help you every step of the way, ensuring that all of your questions are answered and that you’re placed on a path to success.
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