At The Spitfire Group, we thrive on accomplishing the difficult. We know that our clients need our technology solutions so that they can meet their business goals and we thrive on solving complex problems. We have an exciting new assignment that needs a Business Analyst who is ready to be part of a dynamic team.  Our ideal employee loves simplifying complex problems with elegant, but value-oriented solutions!

Interested? Read on!

The Spitfire Group is actively recruiting for a Senior QA Analyst for our team.  As a member of the company’s information technology team, the Senior QA Analyst is responsible for testing all code changes, ensuring the customer’s requirements are met, and all code changes are properly documented prior to release into production.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, publish and implement test plans for a complex, multi-tier system including custom .NET development and commercial off-the-self (COTS) applications
  • Conduct functional, regression, and integration testing for all software releases
  • Change and release management
  • Develop QA standards
  • Analyze functional specifications and design documents, working directly with business analysts, developers, and end-user groups to ensure software functionality and technical design requirements are met
  • Develop and execute automated test cases/scripts using commercial tools
  • Create and maintain all QA documentation including; test cases and test results for all phases of testing
  • Define, track and report metrics such as defect densities and open defect count
  • Participate with the development team in an Agile SDLC methodology
  • Assist coordination of user acceptance testing with business personnel
  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed
  • Responsibilities may require occasional evening and weekend work in response to needs of the systems being supported

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:   

  • Experience designing a QA environment which includes multiple custom off-the-shelf (COTS) products along with custom .NET development is required
  • Experience with change and release management in an environment which includes multiple custom off-the-shelf (COTS) products along with custom .NET development is required
  • Extensive experience with automated test creation and execution is a required
  • Extensive experience in regression test management is required
  • Experience using test tools such as Visual Studio Test Professional is required
  • Solid understanding of QA methodologies in an Agile environment is required
  • Experience with Unit Testing in a .NET environment
  • Experience with manual white and black box testing for backend and customer applications
  • Experience with SQL experience
  • Experience with either Python or VBScript is a plus
  • Proven track record that demonstrates continual growth in leadership, technical and business analysis, along quality assurance skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and trouble shooting skills
  • Ability to write technical instructions in the use of test scripts and/or test script modifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 10 years prior quality assurance experience is required
  • At least 2 years as a senior QA analyst

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please send resume and cover letter to Delta at dharmon@spitfiregroup.com and please include “Spitfire Senior QA Analyst” in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!