6526 Business Analyst QA/PMP– Lexington, KY

Job Description

POSITION: 6526 Business Analyst Quality Assurance - Lexington, KY

NUMBER OF OPENINGS: 1

LOCATION: Lexington, KY

JOB TYPE: 1 year contract

COMPENSATION: up to $50.00 per hour depending on history and experience

ESTIMATED START DATE: April 2015

POSITION: 6526 Business Analyst Quality Assurance – Lexington, KY

NUMBER OF OPENINGS: 1

LOCATION: Lexington, KY

JOB TYPE: 1 year contract

COMPENSATION: up to $50.00 per hour depending on history and experience

ESTIMATED START DATE: April 2015

SmartSource has a 1 year renewable contract opportunity for a Business Analyst and Quality Assurance Associate for an IT systems program/project.

The primary responsibilities of this position are as follows:

1. Create business requirements, use cases, functional, technical and design requirements for completeness and testability. This will include signing off on the requirements and taking ownership of the work to be then tested by the project’s QA team.
2. Interface with Project Management to develop the project’s overall BA deliverables and QA Plan as well as individual Test Plans per corporate standards. This includes scheduling, risk analysis, as well as cost management.
3. Development of comprehensive testing strategy and, if necessary, materials for one or more enterprise application. Must be able to interface with a variety of teams to ensure necessary resources are available to accomplish the testing activities.
4. Perform a risk based analysis against the requirements to clearly understand those areas of the system need to be prioritized during the testing efforts.
5. Proliferate, educate and enforce corporate IT QA standard operating procedures. This will include periodic project audits to ensure compliance to standards.
6. Providing feedback to IT QA organization as well as the project team on QA process improvements.
7. Monitor the execution of all testing activities required to ensure system meets all system requirements as well as the end users expectations including performance within the given schedule.
8. Ensure that any and all testing materials including manual, performance, or load testing scripts are developed accurately and to standards. This will include conducting reviews of the testing materials to ensure correctness.
9. Ensure the necessary testing environments are installed and setup appropriated to accomplish testing tasks.
10. Identification of those areas of the system that can be tested via automated testing methods and ensure those materials are developed appropriately.
11. Develop the reports that will be used to keep the Program/Project and IT management up to date with the status of the project.

The candidate must have a solid understanding of and extensive experience working within a Waterfall and Agile model. A mastery of both basic and complex QA practices is required. The candidate must be able to address complex enterprise applications and develop the necessary testing material to ensure all aspects of the application are working accordingly. This includes interfacing with other teams across system integrations to ensure data flows are accurate.

The qualified candidate will possess the following attributes:

1. Must be highly motivated individual that demonstrates responsibility and hard work.
2. Must possess a passion for Quality Assurance specifically in the IT software/hardware environment.
3. Must have superior communication skills both written and oral.
4. Must be able to work diligently on assignments with minimal supervision.
5. Must be able to demonstrate they are trustworthy individuals
6. Must have a demonstrated pattern of excellence.
7. Must have an understanding of complex IT systems including integrations between those systems.
8. Must have at least Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent field, Master’s degree preferred.
9. Prefer candidates with PMP Certification and experience in leadership role on enterprise level projects.
10. Willingness to be located in the Central Kentucky region

Interested and qualified candidates should send an updated resume with salary requirements to:jpavon@smartsource-inc.com

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $40.00 - $50.00 /Hour
Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Information Technology
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID 11517-1
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6526 Business Analyst QA/PMP– Lexington, KY


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