• Quality Assurance Analyst II

    Location US-MA-Norwell | US-CO-Fort Collins | US-TX-Houston
    Job ID
    4106
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    2
    Category
    Technology - Software Quality Assurance
  • OVERVIEW

    For more than 30 years, Novara has specialized in the design, development and application of geospatial solutions that combine geography, data and analysis.  These solutions increase transparency and data accuracy within organizations to allow clients to make informed decisions even in the most complex scenarios.

     

    Novara, a CHA Company, is currently seeking a Quality Assurance Analyst II for our Norwell, MA, Fort Collins, CO and Houston, TX office.

     

    The Software Quality Assurance Analyst will be responsible for software testing across all of the company’s software products. The role involves supporting customers and working closely with internal groups to identify and solve system issues and defects. Software Quality Assurance Analyst will have knowledge of various quality assurance testing practices and have the ability to outline and execute quality assurance testing plans. In this role, the individual will work closely with developers, business analysts, other quality assurance analysts, technical support managers, and project managers to improve the company’s software products.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Execution of software testing –Create, implement, maintain, and enhance software test plans, test scripts, and test methodologies. These processes will ensure exhaustive testing of all assigned software systems to ensure compliance with software/system specifications.
    • Identification and analysis of defects and test results – Document the chain of events leading to a failure and perform initial triage/analysis. Create set-up procedures and example data as needed to assist developers in reproducing and fixing failures.
    • Collaboration on software quality improvement – Lead collaborative discussions with developers to improve overall software quality by emphasizing defect prevention throughout the development process, including through the improvement of documentation and development practices.
    • Improvement of software testing processes – Seek ways to improve our testing processes by promoting process improvements and tool updates that allow our software to be tested more thoroughly and efficiently.

    SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

    • At least 2 years of enterprise software and quality assurance experience.
    • Strong understanding of the software development and testing process.
    • Experience writing and using automated test scripts and tools.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills - strong ability to document test cases as well as the results of those test cases.
    • Ability to manage and maintain multiple concurrent projects.
    • Demonstrated ability to participate effectively as part of a team.
    • Experience in the utility, energy or pipeline industry is preferred.
    • Knowledge and experience with databases (SQL Server and Oracle) and the Microsoft stack of software development tools is preferred.

    CHA takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. We are committed to building talent pipelines with top Colleges and University who are educating and preparing our future talent. We offer young professionals the opportunity to meet and work with leading experts in the industry, and we provide the tools, resources, and guidance they need to grow professionally and personally.

     

    CULTURE/EEO STATEMENT

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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