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Software Quality Assurance Analyst in Bethesda, MD at Verisk Analytics

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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Verisk 3E is currently hiring for a Software Quality Assurance Analyst to join the team in Bethesda, MD.  If you have two or more years of software testing and quality assurance experience, we want to talk to you!

What we’re looking for:
  • Strong subject knowledge and a great work ethic
  • Critical thinker that is dedicated and has a good attitude!

What you’ll get in return:
  • An opportunity that offers great work/life balance and schedule flexibility.
  • To join an industry leader that is continually recognized and rewarded for their innovation and experience. 
  • A manager that guides innovation and give you the freedom to experiment with the latest technology.
  • A group of friendly and diverse individuals that work hard and focus on results and achievements!
  • Competitive compensation and benefits as well as a dynamic, challenging work environment

Overview of Job:

Develop test plans, test cases, test scripts and test scenarios for web and windows based software.  Perform functional, system application, regression, and performance tests. Create and maintain automated test scripts. Develop quality assurance standards. Participates and supports user acceptance testing.  Documents defects and works closely with QA and development team to resolve issues. Manages and maintains case load and defect tracking.  Collaborate with team following Agile/Scrum methodologies.  Works under general supervision; typically reports to a Team Leader, Manager or Director. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Development:
  • Develop test plans, test cases, test scripts and test scenarios for software products.
  • Perform functional, system application, regression, and performance tests.
  • Creates and maintains automated test scripts.
  • Participates and supports user acceptance testing.
  • Documents defects and works closely with development team to resolve issues.
  • Manages and maintains case load and defect tracking.
  • Collaborates with team following Agile/Scrum methodologies

Leadership:
  • Develop quality assurance standards

Customer Orientation:
  • Respond promptly and professionally to bug reports.
  • Promote customer services according to company standard.
  • Maintains a positive attitude and contributes to continuously improve processes
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions and strategies.

Other Duties:
  • Completes all responsibilities as outlined on annual Performance Plan.
  • Completes all special projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

Requirements:
  • 4 year degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Must have 2-4 years of experience in software testing and quality assurance methodologies
  • Experience with preparation of formal test plans, test cases and bug reporting
  • Experience with project cycles, software development environments, and n-tier design
  • Experience working closely with development teams in an Agile environment, Scrum experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of MS SQL (SQL queries and backend testing), C#, JavaScript, Visual Studio, performance and regression testing tools
  • More than one year of QC automation experience with automation testing and tools (e.g. Selenium, Qunit, Codded UI, BrowserStack, Web Services testing API)
  • Must be detailed oriented
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and possess a positive attitude

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