Quality Analyst I

Kochi, Kerala, India Modern Application Development - Testing Permanent (Full Time)

The QA Analyst works with project management to understand and analyze the business and technical requirements and context of the systems which they support.  They will develop test cases and test plans to validate system features at various points throughout the development life cycle. The QA Analyst also assists with taking products to market through post production release testing.  

Responsibilities

  • Perform functional black box testing of several web and cloud-based applications under the guidance of senior team members
  • Identify, triage, troubleshoot, and report system faults and defects to development team
  • Utilize proper tools and communication channels to report and resolve issues prior to release
  • Translate business requirements into test plans and scenarios which will validate the development of new features and applications
  • Develop and maintain regression tests plans to examine the core business scenarios of the system
  • Proactively work with product representatives, architects, business analysts and developers during development to ensure a quality, testable deliverable
  • Assist with code promotion to staging, UAT, production environments including the post-deployment test execution
  • Adherence to the organizational guidelines and processes
  • Placement Criteria & Requirements

  • Around 2-4 years of experience in testing business system software applications  
  • Experience or knowledge of the SDLC, quality assurance and agile testing methodologies  
  • Analyze requirements to derive software quality control tests and create traceability
  • Ability to prepare, maintain and execute Test Suites, Test Plans and Test Cases 
  • Accurately & concisely report both progress & defect status
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook 
  • Experience or knowledge of Azure DevOps or Microsoft Team Foundation Server and Microsoft Test Manager is desirable 
  • Detail oriented with the ability to learn quickly   
  • Ability to think critically and analyze problems 
  • Participate in knowledge management
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively to work on multiple tasks concurrently  
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong collaboration skills, works well with ambiguity, works well across roles and groups  
  • Create partnerships with architects, developers, and business analysts in supporting defects analysis, reproduction, and resolution
  • Ability and willingness to take the initiative to facilitate teamwork and serve the client needs
  • Driven to build trust, confidence, and good working relationships with customers and peers 
  • Kochi, Kerala, India

    Quality Analyst I