Software Quality Analyst/Tester

  • St. Louis, MO

Job Description

When we partner with companies to improve business processes, our primary focus is to create more output from an existing organization.  This usually means offloading responsibilities from key managers to build repeatable systems.  A "repeatable system" occurs when the activities of a company are dependent upon roles, not people.  We begin by documenting all processes in the organization, meeting with managers and employees to identify problem-areas.  We then use industry best-practices to help architect a more efficient approach, including the creation of process maps for role-specific activities and key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure individual and company performance.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Description                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          This individual will leverage existing tools and participate in the application and development of new tools to assist with and/or lead the creation of business and technical requirements, the identification of applicable and innovative solutions, the accurate estimatation of work effort, and the initiation and management of project, task, and testing plans. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, require minimal supervision, and be responsible for the quality and timeliness of their own work including the management of incidents and problems in an efficient manner while providing accurate and timely status reports on all activities.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Qualifications:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          One (1) to Three (3) or more Years of Formal Software Quality Assurance Experience Required Including Exposure to Manual and Automated Testing Methods and the Full Product Development Cycle from Requirements through Post-Release.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Strong Understanding of Windows Server and Windows Desktop Operating Systems Necessary. Experience with SQL Express, Red Gate Tools, and Microsoft SQL Server.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Must be Skilled in the Testing and Troubleshooting of Networks.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Familiarity with Virtual Machine Server and Workstation.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Commitment to Excellence in Customer Service and doing the Right Thing in a Dynamic Environment with Multiple and Rapidly Changing Priorities.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Exceptional Business and Technical Listening, Oral, and Written Skills Required.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Strong Analysis, Design, Problem Solving and Process Management Skills Required.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             In-depth Understanding of Software Development/Engineering Methodology in Development, Production and Testing Environments and Associated Documentation Required.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Understanding of Multi-Tier Client/Server Environments, Graphical User Interfaces (GUI), and Object Oriented Analysis/Design and Tools Required.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Working Knowledge of Infrastructure including Middleware, Network, and Server                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Previous Project Lead Experience, Strong Analytical Skills.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Working in an Agile environment a plus.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Any growing or struggling business faces cash management issues.  This is also true for businesses that have raised, or will be raising significant capital.  In line with our process-driven philosophy, we help clients to develop systems for allocation of capital and internal financial controls.  We also help companies project financial performance to ensure that the strategic plans of the business match financial capabilities.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          We are committed to providing equal opportunity employment and prohibits all forms of unlawful discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, religion, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, family care status, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, handicap status, mental or physical disability or medical condition (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all areas of employment, including, for example, recruitment, hiring, training, placement on engagements, promotion, compensation and benefits. Employees may not discriminate against or harass any other employee, applicant, client, vendor or visitor. This policy applies to all our employees regardless of title or position.

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