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Quality Assurance Analyst

Company: eSolutionsFirst
Location: Southfield
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Remote work position, but local Metro Detroit candidares preferred. 12 month contract. What you ll do In this role on AlixPartners Technology Project Management Office and Data Insight & Analytics teams, you will work with IT project teams to plan and execute QA activities. The Quality Assurance team is responsible for understanding business processes, systems/applications, testing protocols, and requirements/intended functionality for new projects. Known internally as Independent Contractor - Corporate Applications Development & Platform Support Quality Assurance Senior Analyst, this is a contract role located in Southfield, MI and reports to the Corporate Applications Development & Platform Support Quality Assurance Manager. Paid relocation is not available.

  • Support in-house development teams and vendor software implementations, providing quality assurance services for projects by successfully interfacing with application and data analytics focused project team members, business stakeholders and Data Architects.
  • Provide quality assurance services validating application integrations, application functionality and data requirements and conversions.
  • Elicit, document, and differentiate testing and validation of business requirements, functional requirements, non-functional requirements, use cases and/or features, epics, and user stories / acceptance criteria.
  • Develop test plans, test data, test cases and/or test scripts and execute against functional and non-functional requirements and user stories / acceptance criteria.
  • Report defects including steps and data necessary to reproduce.
  • Cleanse, validate, and map data by running queries, joining tables, etc.
  • Establish traceability from test cases back through business / functional requirements.
  • Collaborate on the development of testing standards, processes, and tools utilized during the testing phase of software project delivery.
  • Contribute to supply management and resourcing decisions for projects and programs by providing estimates at various stages in the project delivery process.
  • Collaborate on the evaluation of vendors and the development of new system requirements in support of quality assurance functions and/or QA steps in the software testing lifecycle.
  • Perform functional testing in pre-production environments and smoke-testing to validate production installations.
  • Support User Acceptance Testing.
  • Support migration from waterfall to agile.
  • Assist in developing data quality metrics reports to validate data for accuracy.
  • Additional responsibilities as identified. This description is not designed to encompass a comprehensive listing of required activities, duties, or responsibilities. What you ll need
    • A degree in Information Systems (IS) or a related field is preferred; experience may be considered in lieu of education.
    • Minimum five (5) years of professional experience in an IS-related role.
    • Minimum three (3) years of quality assurance experience, including test case planning, preparation, execution, defect tracking and reporting.
    • Ability to translate functional requirements into detailed test cases for new development and enhancements to existing applications.
    • Experience identifying and administering required test data.
    • Experience testing web applications on various browsers and iOS devices (iPhone/iPad) and testing data using database management tools and validating data conversions from one system to another.
    • Experience writing SQL, MsSQL, and Oracle test queries for data setup, validation, and conversion as well as for test execution and validation.
    • Experience in Oracle ERP solutions including HR, ESS, Performance and Talent is a plus.
    • Experience developing test plans & cases to validate Power BI reports, including functional testing, data validation, and regression testing.
    • Must have a good understanding of data management and data security.
    • Experience validating ETL solutions is a plus.
    • Experience in quality assurance operating in both waterfall and agile methodologies.
    • Must be process and detail oriented, while also able to understand the big picture.
    • Must be a proactive, self-starter with the ability to multi-task and prioritize while meeting deadlines.
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present to stakeholders at all levels.
    • Proficient with MS Office tools, and test case and defect management tools; Advanced Excel skills to create macros, pivot tables, find/replace, lookups and formulas to consolidate data.
    • Must become familiar with, and promote and abide by, all Firm values as defined by the AlixPartners Code of Conduct and in terms of Ethics, Diversity, and Inclusion
    • Ability to work full time in an office and remote environment; physically able to sit/stand at a computer and work in front of a computer screen for significant portions of the workday

Keywords: eSolutionsFirst, Southfield , Quality Assurance Analyst, Professions , Southfield, Michigan

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