QA Analyst

Location: Anywhere in Costa Rica

Client/Project Description

As an Associate Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst you will be responsible for providing QA support for a portfolio of projects, enhancements, and support initiatives. The role involves testing, planning, and working closely with the team of Developers and other QAs to ensure the product is meeting all quality standards.

You will have the opportunity to

● Working within an agile and/or waterfall environment to identify any issues with product/testing requirements

● Assisting with preparation of all prescribed quality assurance artifacts including, but not limited to, Master Test Strategy and Plan, Functional Test Plan, etc.

● Preparing and participating in performance, and security testing as required

● Conduct quality assurance defect tracking reports

● Participating and/or reviewing documentation and test results in all QA test phases, such as requirements validation, unit, integration, functional, and regression testing

● Developing the QA Test Cases according to the Master Test Plan

● Performing QA testing and report issues as required

● Walking through test cases and the test plan with the QA Lead prior to execution

Qualifications and Requirements

● Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or equivalent experience

● 2+ years of formal testing experience (Formal software testing training or certification is a plus)

● Understanding of the quality assurance discipline, defect lifecycle management processes, and the software commonly used for test planning and defect tracking (eg. Jira, Bugzilla, etc.)

● Experience in developing test plans, writing test scripts, developing use cases, implementing automated testing, executing test team activities, and assisting business users through user acceptance test processes

● Experience and knowledge of software quality tools (ie. test case management, project planning, defect management, automation)

● Experience with web/mobile application testing (browser compatibility, responsive testing, etc.)

● Experienced in web/mobile application technologies such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, Python, Java, Ruby, etc.

● Experience testing in Window OS, Mac OS, Mobile OS (Android, iOS), etc

● Understanding of user centric design principles, content, navigation, usability, behavioural analytics tagging, accessibility, SEO, localization/multi-lingual and personalization considerations

● Understanding of accessibility principles, standards, compliance, testing and validation

● Understanding of cloud computing architecture, services and platforms

● Understanding of DevOps principles, processes and tools (e.g. IaC, CI/CD and orchestration)

● Understanding of agile principles and methodologies

● Highly collaborative, dynamic, Client centric, responsive, clear, concise, and articulate communication

● Results-oriented with creative problem-solving skills

● Ability to multitask effectively on multiple projects and provide leadership

● Ability to identify potential risks and communicate to project leadership team

Nice to have

● Experience with automated test scripting and implementation using BDD frameworks such as Behat or Cucumber

● Experience with testing APIs using tools such as Postman

● Experience with SQL and relational databases

● Experience with Python scripting and Pytest

● Understanding of security and privacy by design principles, process and tools

● Understanding of data driven and/or machine learning applications

● Ability to multitask effectively on multiple projects and provide leadership

● Ability to identify potential risks and communicate to project leadership team

Softon Digital is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age.

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