The Center for Quantitative Sciences is seeking an Associate Quality Assurance Analyst to assess software quality primarily through manual testing, with possible limited automated testing. The associate QA analyst will be responsible for test planning and test case preparation based on documentation of system requirements, features, and expected performance. Additionally, the candidate will perform test cases, document outcomes, submit tickets for resolution of defects, retest to confirm resolution as well as regression testing to ensure existing code performance has not been affected. The employee will also submit tickets for change requests and new feature requests. The successful candidate will have a keen eye for detail and excellent communication skills.
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Review and analyze system specifications
Collaborate with team members to develop effective strategies and test plans
Execute test cases (manual / functional) and analyze results
Evaluate forms / screens / elements / logic to ensure that new and modified applications are functioning according to specifications
Create logs to document testing phases and defects
Report bugs and errors to development teams
Help troubleshoot issues
This is a full-time position.
Salary is dependent upon education and experience.
Background screens will be performed, and education will be verified prior to employment.
Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation
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