Quality Assurance Analyst

Plano, TX
Mar 29, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

We must have a someone that will turn into a long term resource! We are not looking for a QA Lead. Hands on exp. is key.

Sr. QA Analyst

Duration: 6 months +

Location: Plano, TX


As part of the QA CoE team, the Sr. QA Analyst will create, update, improve, and implement Software Quality Assurance standards, policies, processes, and training documentation to align with best practices and enterprise changes.

  • Partner with PMO, InfoSec, and Delivery organization to improve and optimize quality assurance processes through internal QA CoE initiatives
  • Assist in execution of QA CoE roadmap to meet organizational goals
  • Update and publish QA CoE templates to align with PMO Agile Scrum playbook
  • Create and publish quality governance metrics for management reporting
  • Coordinate with SME to create test automation standards and policies
  • Coordinate with SME to create performance testing standards and policies
  • Measure and evaluate performance of test team (including outsourced testing teams)
  • Help drive organizational change related to QA CoE processes
  • Provide QA governance oversight and audit on project

  • 5+ years of increasing levels of responsibility for QA and testing of IT solutions from small to large projects
  • 5-10 years of experience leading all phases of QA effort required to execute large enterprise projects impacting multiple large enterprise legacy systems
  • Experience in successfully supporting an independent test practice or Test Center of Excellence (TCoE) for large fast-paced financial organizations
  • Experience in creating and implementing QA process and standards documentation
  • Experience in evaluating Test Tools related to Test Automation, Performance Testing, Service Virtualization, and Test Data Management solutions
  • Experience with defining and measuring Quality metrics for management reporting
  • Experience managing testing within Waterfall, RUP, and/or Agile Scrum SDLC methodologies
  • Managed an outsourced QA team involved in all aspects of testing
  • Developed test approaches / strategies for large scale enterprise projects
  • Hands-on experience with manual testing
  • Experience testing various integration methods (Web services, batch)
  • Experience identifying and analyzing quality risks
  • Experience determining testing scope using risk-based testing approach
  • Experience preparing, managing time estimates and fixed bid deliverables (SOW)
  • Experience assessing risk to schedule, cost, or quality on project and testing engagement
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal)
  • Organizational, planning, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative "team-oriented" environment

  • Experience with any of the following would be a plus:
  • Automotive Finance experience
  • Knowledge / Experience in use of HP Testing Tools (Application Lifecycle Manager (ALM), Quality Center (QC) 11.52, Unified Functional Test (UFT 11.52), Performance Center 11.52)
  • Knowledge / Experience in use of Selenium Test Automation suite (Web Driver, Remote Control, IDE)
  • Contract negotiations and Request for Proposals/Quotes/Information

Company Description
At Zigatta, we leverage our expertise to forge long term relationships with our clients based on our 8 core values. We consider ourselves more than just a vendor, but a valued partner for our clients to achieve their business objectives. It's more than just about delivering, its about exceeding.


Plano, TX


Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:53:11 PDT