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Job ID: 50777

Software QA Analyst Responsibilities
Job responsibilities require that the Quality Assurance Analyst meet the critical job demands, including but not limited to, the following key areas:
Ensure that new and existing product functionality are reliable, defect free and function as intended.
Create, document, verify and execute component-level to user acceptance test plans and test cases.
Work closely with business partners and the application development team in eliciting project requirements to create test cases.
Participate in the development and reporting of test metrics; items such as test confidence and test coverage reports.
Review requirements specifications and identify gaps and inconsistencies.
Work closely with development engineers, business analysts, and other QA team members to identify, report, and troubleshoot defects; verify problem fixes in a detailed, efficient, and timely manner.
Provide leadership among other Quality Assurance Analyst positions; facilitating a lead role in providing direction and working directly with the Quality Assurance Manager.

Software QA Analyst Qualifications 
Bachelors Degree required along with relevant QA experience.
5+ years experience in software Quality Assurance and testing roles emphasizing both White Box and Black Box testing strategies.
3+ years experience in database testing with the ability to read, write, and execute basic SQL queries.
1+ years experience working in an Agile software development life cycle methodology.
Must have at least 3+ years experience in the software testing of multi-tier client/server applications.
Ability to understand software development framework, architecture concepts, and terminology.
Experience in Microsoft Visual Studio Team System and Team Foundation Server technologies (2008 / 2010 versions).
Innate project leadership; desires accountability and responsibilities to promote the success of our company.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Excellent analytical and organizational skills; Strong deductive reasoning.
Ability to multi-task and work separate projects in a fast paced & dynamic company environment and extremely tight timelines.
Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited direction or as part of a team.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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