Job description

University of California Irvine


Updated: Dec 16, 2020
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:

Job Opening ID: 11985

Reports To: INFO SYS MGR 1

Working Title: Quality Assurance Analyst & Tester


Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 006937

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: M-F, 8-5

Employee Class: Contract

This is a one year contract appointment position with the possibility of additional year contract appointment extensions. Per the University of California (UC) recruitment policy, because this position has undergone competitive recruitment, this position can be converted to career status any time after hire, as conversion meets criteria set by UC recruitment policy and the needs of the Office of Information Technology department.

Position Summary:

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is responsible for supporting the IT needs of UC Irvine faculty, students, and staff. Our mission is to provide information technology leadership, services, and innovative solutions to promote the research, education and community service goals of the University. The quality assurance team is providing tools, commodity, and consulting service for both internal and external groups.

Under supervision of the Software Quality Assurance Supervisor, the Quality Assurance Analyst and Tester applies QA and / or Release Management concepts, policies and procedures to test a variety of moderately complex software changes or enhancements on projects of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Provides support to domain-specific release management resources in a timely and efficient manner.

Compensation Range:

Commensurate in experience

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One (1) to two (2) or more years of hands on experience working in development environments.

Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Working knowledge of software functions and analysis.

Working understanding of the design, development and analysis of software. Working skills associated with software design, modification, implementation and analysis.

Working understanding of the use of automated testing tools, including skill to perform automated QA procedures.

Understands compliance requirements for applicable industry or agency standards.

Interpersonal skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.

Self-motivated, ability to learn quickly, meet deadlines, works independently and as part of a team and demonstrate problem-solving skills.

Working knowledge relating to the design, development and analysis of software.

Working knowledge of other areas of IT. Knowledge of department processes and procedures.

Working skills in software lifecycle management. Working skills in software testing. Working skills in understanding and implementing the release cycles.

Programming language experience such as Java or PHP for example.


Experience with a wide variety of testing tools such as Eclipse and frameworks such as Selenium, Cucumber, Maven and Spring.

Hands on experience with testing, writing test plans and strategies, documenting test cases, and logging defects.

Desktop and web applications testing experience, familiarity with Performance testing.

Understanding the effectiveness of applying white, gray or black box testing to a testing effort.

Understanding of the components, modules, integrations, customizations, reports, workflow, security and data of a large application.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.

To apply, visit https://careersucirvine.ttcportals.com/jobs/5766402-quality-assurance-analyst-and-tester

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Job No:
Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 2/19/2033
Work Type: Full Time