Job Description :
Junior QA Analyst
Scotts Valley, CA
These assignments are for 3-6 months (depending on company need)

These temp assignments are because of increased work volume due to system conversion.

Uses an understanding of business processes, software release requirements and test methodology to define and execute test cases for custom applications, integrations and reports.
Participates in Agile meetings and contributes to documentable, clear and testable User Stories and Acceptance criteria
Creating and executing test cases and ensures that the software tested meets the provided functional and non-functional requirements;
Ensures the traceability and reuse of test plans and test cases.
Ensuring all issues are clearly documented in the issue tracking system;
Working closely with development team to facilitate resolution of errors and issues;
Using Microsoft Office Suite to communicate and document.

Job Requirements

2+ years of hands-on QA Testing experience in documenting and executing test cases/steps, test suites and test plans in Microsoft Test Manager or equivalent.
2+ years’ experience in functional and non-functional testing;
Working knowledge of the Application Lifecycle Management/Software Development Life Cycle;
2+ years’ experience in identification and reporting of software defects using a defect (Bug) tracking tool; TFS, JIRA
Experience with EDI
Experience in writing SQL queries
Experience in analyzing business requirements and documentation;
Experience in generating and analyzing quality metrics and trends;
Experience in documenting and supporting User Acceptance Testing;
Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
Experience in defining and using test data sets;
Experience in Third Party software verification, integration and data mapping
Experience in health care is a Plus
Understanding of Test Automation is a Plus
Experience with Microsoft Coded UI Test Automation is a Plus
Experience in testing SQL based reports is a plus;
Experience in executing automated test sequences in Visual Studio is a Plus?