Technology Resource Group: QA Tester Manual, St. Louis, MO

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Technology Resource Group

Search Firm: Technology Resource Group
Job Title: QA Tester Manual
Duration: 3-4 months
Interview: Telephonic/Skype
Location: St. Louis, MO

Responsible for planning and leading execution of formal test plans to ensure the delivery of quality software applications. Leads the effort in test strategy, test planning, writing test cases/scripts, and test execution on projects of high complexity in one or more development environment. Assigns work to individual testers, reports defects and tester productivity.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
• Review functional requirements and design specifications to ensure full understanding of deliverables
• Identify test requirements from specifications; perform traceability from requirements to test cases
• Determine estimate of test effort duration and required number of resources
• Create and maintain Master Test Plan
• Participate in setting up criteria for successful configuration of test environments
• Develop, document, and maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts including test data and data verification
• Hold and facilitate test plan / test case reviews with cross-functional team members
• Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements
• Assigns tasks to Testers and manages team productivity
• Lead the test team in execution of functional, integration, systems and regression testing
• Identify potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management
• Drive test data strategy, test data management, test data planning and execution
• Break down large complex testing efforts into independent or interdependent overlapping efforts and drive optimal test schedule
• Communicate and collaborate closely with developers, business analysts and internal stakeholders to provide guidance towards resolving issues
• Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes
• Effectively prepare and communicate project status report and management review reports
• Good understanding of relevant test metrics
• Ability to lead and manage metrics driven test execution
• Mentor, coach, and guide team members
• Train team members on the process and systems they support
• Offer creative solutions to complex issues
• Assists the business by supporting UAT and ORT efforts

Required qualifications:
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
• Strong communicator (Written and Verbal): Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
• Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables
• Critical thinker, ability to negotiate with key stakeholders and maintain positive attitude
• Self-starter, self-motivated, driven individual
• Creative solving of technical problems to ensure the ability to translate technical requirements into test plans
• Ability to work well with shifting priorities
• Ability to work with cross-functional team of internal and external resources located onshore and offshore
• Ability to lead a team through effective delegation, training, conflict management and motivation
• 5 to 10 years relevant QA technical experience, system development, testing, and/or business analysis
• Experience managing teams
• Strong organizational skills, ability to track multiple test executions simultaneously and to be able to synthesize the results in faced paced environment
• Proficient in using HP Quality Center Tools
• Keen attention to detail
• Strong Analytical and problem solving skills
• Strong understanding of test automation framework and tools
• Understanding of database schemas and querying tools
• Strong understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC)
• Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, Access)
• Display professional, positive, and approachable attitude/demeanor and discretion

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working in the Telecommunications Industry

• BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent work experience
• Testing Certification ISTQB Advanced Level (Preferred)

If interested in this role please forward your MS Word resume and salary requirements to:

Anuj Choudhary| Technology Resource Group |
3736 Hills-dale Court, Santa Clara, CA 95051 |
Office: 408-933-9520 | | |
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