Keller Foundations, LLC

  • QA Testing Analyst

    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/26/2018 2:25 PM)
    ID
    2018-1287
    # of Openings
    1
    Branch Name
    Keller Foundations: Corporate Office
    Location
    US-MD-Hanover
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Keller

    Overview

    Keller Foundations, LLC is the parent company of leading specialty construction companies across North America. We are part of the leading international ground engineering firm, Keller Group, PLC based in the UK.

     

    We are seeking a QA Testing Analyst in our corporate office located in Hanover, MD. The QA Testing Analyst role is essential to our cross-functional agile teams and will work closely with the various team members, including developers and business analysts, to support the deployment of functional, high-quality solutions to a global organization.

    Responsibilities

    Description of Role:

    • Execute manual (and possibly automated) test cases to assess the overall quality of the solutions created by the development team. The types of testing may include, but are not limited to:  system, regression, smoke, integration, exploratory, etc.
    • Successfully translate user stories into detailed test cases which can later be evaluated for test automation.
    • Create test plans for an agile development project, including designing and writing clear, detail-oriented test cases.
    • Create and maintain testing artifacts, such as test cases, test plans, test data, etc.
    • Consistently execute test cases, analyze test case results, and verify bug resolution.
    • Find, report, and document bugs in our Azure DevOps environment; ensure sprint testing tasks are completed based on their targeted implementation date.
    • Collaborate closely with developers to identify key areas of functionality at high-risk of failure to prioritize testing so that critical bugs may be found more quickly.
    • Work closely with the cross-functional agile team to define acceptance criteria in user stories and to estimate story points.
    • Work with the business users and project team to understand the stakeholder requirements and the software design to execute test cases that appropriately exercise that design.
    • Must be familiar with Software Quality Assurance methodologies and be able to clearly communicate those concepts to team members.

    Qualifications

    Candidate Requirements:

    • BA/BS degree or equivalent combination of education/experience
    • Working knowledge of test management software, such as Azure DevOps (formally known as Visual Studio Team Services), Microsoft Test Manager
    • Preferred experience with one or more Agile tools (VSTS, Jira, Version One) and agile frameworks (Kanban, Scrum, Lean etc.)
    • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a QA Testing Analyst role, defining requirements and objectives for complex projects through research, interviews, and fact-finding
    • Minimum 5 years of experience working in an IT-related project/program
    • Excellent interpersonal communication and facilitation skills and proven ability to work with diverse personality types
    • Experience with writing SQL queries
    • Experience with Microsoft Systems and Technologies
      • SQL Server
      • Azure Services
      • Power BI
    • Experience with testing in a variety of environments, such as browser and mobile.
    • Experience with Agile/ SCRUM methodologies
    • Understanding of software development life cycles
    • Exceptional communication skills required, both written and verbal