Quality Assurance Tester Job Description

Quality Assurance Tester Job Description

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Quality assurance tester provides mentorship and guidance to QAs to perform better manual testing, write quality automated tests, and test relevant areas related to load/performance testing.

Quality Assurance Tester Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Throughout the life cycle of a code release you will need to thoroughly regression test the .com website, mobile website and mobile apps across multiple environments
Document site issues via issue tracking program
Construct test plans for all IT ecommerce code releases including scenarios, test cases, and documentation for follow-up on issues and opportunities for improvements
Communicate between the brand, IT, Web Production and Marketing
Monthly audit of operational and marketing e-mails with an eye to proper customer experience
Utilize multiple testing tools for both front end customer facing features testing load and automated testing methodologies
Collaborate closely with the subject matter experts and participating offices to ensure the validity of the documented requirements and of their implementation
Document and implement test strategies, plans, processes and standards on the conduct of IV and UAT
Receive input from supervisor and appropriately and accurately apply comments/feedback
Develop and maintain manual tests independent of the tests developed by the vendor

Quality Assurance Tester Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Quality Assurance Tester

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ISTQB, ITIL, II, IAT, QA, ACP, PMI, ISEB, CSQA, CSTE

Education for Quality Assurance Tester

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the quality assurance tester job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Computer Science, Education, Technical, Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Business, Technology, Science

Skills for Quality Assurance Tester

Desired skills for quality assurance tester include:

Microsoft Office products
Application Development Lifecycle and concepts
Automated test/load tools
Testing methodology
Project Delivery Framework and PMI
JIRA
Bugzilla
Financial Data
SQL
Relational databases and MS SQL Server – should be able to write simple queries

Desired experience for quality assurance tester includes:

Establish and maintain traceability between test cases and requirements/design documents
Collaborate with the vendor to ensure the test environment is available and fully operational on determined dates
Perform non functional testing covering usability and documentation
Utilize HPQC for raising defects
Passionate about programming, working knowledge of programming languages (e.g Java, JavaScript, Swift, Ruby is desirable), with technical background
Can-do attitude and comfort working in an extremely fast paced environment, strong personal initiative and good judgment

Quality Assurance Tester Examples

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Quality Assurance Tester Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a quality assurance tester. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for quality assurance tester
  • Performs impact assessment of functional changes on the automated regression suite
  • Perform tasks related to software/service testing, software development, problem debugging and database-related activities
  • Oversee quality assurance testing/validation of software applications, services, websites, documents, and all other corporate artifacts
  • Ensure all documentation and applications are ready for use in the production system
  • Record all defects and suggested enhancements found in the company’s change management system
  • Validate bug fixes in maintenance releases and assist with the debugging of production issues
  • Performing tasks related to software/service testing, software development, problem debugging and database related activities
  • Quality assurance testing/validation of software applications, services, websites, documents, and all other corporate artifacts, using both manual and automated testing techniques
  • Ensuring all documentation and applications are ready for use in the production system
  • Recording all defects and suggested enhancements found in the company’s change management system
Qualifications for quality assurance tester
  • Proactive communicator - ability to manage risks in a professional manner
  • Ability to provide technical / SME support and training
  • Takes ownership of tasks and issues and sees them through to successful conclusion
  • Operating System – Windows, IBM BPM, WireFrames, JVM
  • Automated testing tools (QTP, Selenium)
  • Operating System - zOS, WAS, AIX
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Quality Assurance Tester Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a quality assurance tester. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for quality assurance tester
  • Develop test strategy, execute test cases and test automation during iterative development cycles
  • Develop and execute functional test scenarios and test utilizing user stories contained within Agile Sprints
  • Review project requirements to ensure requirements are testable
  • Clearly document software defects encountered during the testing process
  • Work with feature engineers to reproduce and troubleshoot defects found in the system
  • Participate in root cause analysis of hardware quality problems and software defects
  • During sprint planning provide estimates on the amount of time needed to complete testing related tasks
  • Look after and keep track of company devices, data cables, equipment
  • Document and implement standard, integrated testing processes
  • Evaluates and provides functionality and efficiency for localized or enterprise applications
Qualifications for quality assurance tester
  • Ability to run Manual tests or automation tests
  • Committed to best practice and process improvement
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or equivalency based on professional life work experience
  • Candidate must have an active NAC-LC ( ADP Level 2)
  • 3+ years authoring and executing functional test scenarios
  • Minimum of three years of related work experience within a strong focus on testing
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Quality Assurance Tester Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a quality assurance tester. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for quality assurance tester
  • Responsible for the overall quality of the software in a high ownership work environment
  • Connect -Consistently be friendly and approachable
  • Test system application enhancements related to release implementations, new products and/or product enhancements
  • Creates and executes test cases/scripts, including identification and tracking issues through resolution
  • Create, execute, and maintain test scenarios, test cases, test data sets, and test scripts to be used in software testing for manual and automated testing
  • Implement integration and regression tests
  • Performs regression system testing to ensure that application errors have been corrected and that no other previously working functions have failed as a result of any code modifications and that newly added features have not created problems with previous versions of the software
  • Coordinates with departmental representatives or analysts in development of departmental testing requirements for applications programs and coordinates completion of change management control processes related to the production and test environment
  • Incumbent will have frequent interaction with user community and training staff to stay abreast of system processes and procedures
  • Participates in small and medium group projects under the direction of an assigned Project Manager as appropriate
Qualifications for quality assurance tester
  • Must be able to bend throughout the work shift
  • Must be able to reach between waist and shoulder height which occurs on a continuous basis
  • Must be able to reach overhead and below waist level which occurs on an occasional basis
  • Quality experience in manufacturing environment
  • Experienced of working on multi-platforms Android, iOS, Amazon, Windows Phone
  • Technical background, either through work or school experience
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Quality Assurance Tester Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of quality assurance tester. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for quality assurance tester
  • Assist with standardizing QA processes
  • Contribute to a growing team in an agile environment
  • QA activity is aimed at new applications or software changes received from vendors internal programming teams
  • Design plans and scenario testing (automated and manual)
  • Writing / scripting test cases (automated and manual)
  • Analyse workflow
  • Estimate testing efforts
  • Develop the test automation
  • Maintain the automated tests
  • Perform software regression tests to ensure proper function and identify any irregularities
Qualifications for quality assurance tester
  • Demonstrated experience performing functional QA testing of consumer facing web applications
  • Understanding of Financial Services preferred
  • Experience working with various technologies (e.g., UNIX, Client/Server Apps, Web based ETL) preferred
  • Experience in Test Automation (e.g., QTP, SOAP UI) or test automation technology preferred
  • 1 year of QA or related experience preferred
  • Ability to think "outside of the box" with a creative approach to testing
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Quality Assurance Tester Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a quality assurance tester. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for quality assurance tester
  • Script performance test scenarios
  • Provide recommendations to improve efficiency and product quality
  • Identify areas for quality process optimization
  • Support the set-up of data in the test-systems as a prerequisite for integrative testing
  • Execute and evaluate manual test cases within ERP systems, BI reports and BI based planning tools, and manage all activities in the test plan to ensure that objectives are met and the solution works as expected
  • Identify, replicate and report issues / bugs
  • Thorough tracking and documentation of open / solved issues
  • Hold and facilitate test case reviews with cross-functional team members
  • Proactively propose additional test cases to ensure broad coverage of business use cases
  • Close collaboration with IT and the work package lead to discuss and support the implementation of solutions for identified issues
Qualifications for quality assurance tester
  • Undergraduate students in TI/Computer science or related areas (from the 3rd semester to be graduated in approximately 24 months)
  • Familiarity with HP ALM will be an asset
  • 3+ years Software QA Analyst experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Test Manager (MTM) and Team Foundation Server (TFS) in an agile environment
  • Mentoring other team members in the key aspects of technical or functional processes and quality assurance best practices
  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience with industry leading test tools like Selenium WebDriver, Selenium Grid, Hyper-V, VMWare virtualization, HP-QuickTestPro, Unified Functional Testing (UFT), Load Runner, HP Performance Center/Quality Center (QC/ALM), Soap UI

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