Job Description :
Scope of services to be provided:
The QA shall provide a Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst to support the client Systems Project.

Specific goals for the contract resulting from this RFQ include:
The Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst is responsible for the development and implementation of programs to ensure that all information systems products meet the minimum organization standards and end-user requirements.
The Quality Assurance Analyst needs to be able to interact with technical staff as well as business systems analysts to support zero-defect software development.

Review and appropriately interpret business requirement documentation for eligibility applications residing on Mainframe and Web
Review and appropriately interpret technical and functional system specifications for eligibility applications residing on Mainframe and Web
Develop extensive quality assurance test plans to ensure technical and functional system specifications support requirements as defined in business requirement documentation
Prepare and execute system and user test cases
Report on system and user test case outcomes
Report on system test progress
Report on system test status
Identify opportunities to improve quality assurance processes to eliminate or minimize system related errors
Participate in team meetings; resolve action items
Perform other tasks generally associated with the quality assurance function, as needed

Required Qualifications:
Proven ability to communicate verbally and in writing
Proven ability to support the goals and objectives of Quality Assurance
Attentiveness to the delivery of quality milestones, in a timely manner
Adept in Microsoft Office tool suite
Working knowledge of JCL
Familiarity with TSO/SPF – online Mainframe interfacing
Familiarity with Mainframe batch job processing
Ability to plan activities without supervision
Detail oriented
Team oriented and collaborative

Bachelor’s degree, or higher or equivalent