Software QA Analyst

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posted by:
Crystal Pettibone

Job Description:

Our client, an Energy company in The Woodlands, is looking for a Technical Web Developer to work on an internal Upstream Application. In addition to expert development skills, this person needs to be self-driven and able to work in a highly-collabortive environment alongside stakeholders and other team members. 


• Develop software testing standards and facilitate the development of testing strategies for teams 
• Engage customers to create and clarify acceptance criteria and ensure that tests are designed to validate that criteria 
• Define, capture and report on testing metrics that help teams evaluate their progress and update their testing strategies 
• Develop and interpret scripts for automated software regression testing 
• Analyze software application usability to develop effective and ergonomic user interfaces 
• Comfortable working on a cross functional agile team 
• Able to work occasional evening or early morning hours for global collaboration 
• Ability to coordinate testing efforts between developers, expert users, and a test team 
• Display proficiency with: 
• Industry standard issue tracking software (TFS, Jira, etc.) 
• Visual Studio Unit Testing Framework 
• Audio/video recording of software applications 
• Accurately and concisely capturing defect information for consumption by cross-functional team 
• Software debugging techniques 
• Testing automation and scripting (Tosca is a plus) 
• Testing web-based applications 
• Strong communication skills – must be able to interact with stakeholders and team members to solicit cooperation and resolve problems 
• Possess knowledge of data management workflows and tools 
• Knowledge of UX best practices and techniques is a plus 
• Good understanding of Software Development Life Cycle 
• Self-driven results oriented tester who can work with minimal guidance 
• Willing to work in a highly collaborative environment as a team player 

Technical Documentation: 

• Write manual test scripts 
• Write end user documentation 
• Produce end user documentation videos 
• Develop other instructional materials and products

Client Description:

Aquent is the world's largest and most prestigious staffing firm specializing in the creative and marketing field. We place our Talent in contract engagements ranging from 2 days to 2+ years. We offer the industry's best benefits - medical, dental and vision benefits are available to you after just 30 days and after 90 days you are free to participate in our 401k plan. We also offer an outstanding referral bonus program where you can earn cash just for knowing and referring talented friends!