Job Description :
Sr Analyst Quality Management
Location: Framingham-MA

Position Summary:
Responsible for hands-on application testing and supervised QA project planning. This position may be a QA project lead, working under supervision of management, or a senior member of a team. This position is responsible for the development, maintenance, and execution of test plans and other QA project deliverable s in support of application development.

Primary Responsibilities:
Identify, plan and participate in the delivery of process improvements
Participate in Project meetings (Daily Scrums, Retrospectives, test plan review etc) as the testing subject matter expert using software quality principles, business systems knowledge and/or previous testing experience to review the requirements
Review and apply the business requirements and software designs to ensure effective test design
Create, update and execute manual test plans
Create, update and execute automated test scripts
Document required test data
Lead regular and reoccurring project defect reviews with the project delivery team
Document, reproduce and validate the defects using QA tools (Jira, VersionOne)
Communicate the status of testing by gathering project metrics, burn-down charts and milestones and communicate them effectively to project delivery team and leadership teams
Drive testing issues through all phases of development cycle to ensure delivery of high quality products
Manage a small team of individual testers in both offsite and onsite locations
Assist with future automation technologies and lead efforts to ensure automation needs are met for projects and releases
Partner with Project teams (development, QA and business) to make automation more efficient
Partner with the technical leads to provide root cause analysis of post-production issues

3-5 years of experience in Quality Assurance
3-5 years of experience in test automation or development
1-2 years of experience with projects using the Agile Methodology
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Ability to multi-task, shift gears quickly, work independently and collaboratively, adapt easily to shifting priorities, process changes, and schedule changes
Excellent verbal and written communications; ability to explain system issues clearly and concisely and establish effective working relationships
Experience writing and executing automated tests required (not just record / playback)
Strong understanding of QA methodologies and verification and validation processes
Proven focus on identifying opportunities for process improvement.
Established track record building productive relationships across technical disciplines and with business partners
Experience with AS400 technologies preferred