Quality Assurance Analyst / Engineer

Employer
Location
ST. CLOUD, Minnesota
Posted
Aug 12, 2016
Closes
Jan 25, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Pro Staff Saint Cloud is hiring for a Quality Assurance Analyst / Engineer . Qualified candidates will have software and communication expertise to analyze and report on financial data. You will use your programming knowledge to test data in proprietary software and report your findings with the intent to improve the functioning of the software. This is a project-focused position at a prominent, innovative company. If this sounds like the job you've been searching for, please apply now! You can contact us at 320-656-9777 with any inquiries. Chris.Bickman@prostaff.com. Position is located in St. Cloud, Minnesota.  ****Agencies Do Not Contact***** Key qualifications (must have): -          Excellent communications skills (must have) -          Strong technical and analytical skills -          Software testing experience -          Programming exposure       Quality Assurance Analyst / Engineer This person is responsible for designing and creating quality monitoring tools, executing tests on applications and software, and analyzing results.  This person will use analytical and statistical techniques to identify potential inconsistencies in application results.          40% Engineering / Software Development          40% Analysis of Results          20% Continuous Improvements   Education/Experience          BA or BS degree in computer science, computer engineering or relevant field required          3+ years relevant experience required   Responsibility level          Exercise independent judgment with minimal direction from supervisor   Skills          Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills (Required)          Strong ability to work independently and manage one’s time (Required)          Strong mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback (Required)          Strong knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology (Required)          Strong knowledge of computer development software, such as Microsoft Visual Basic, Linux, JavaScript, etc (Required)          Creative solving of technical problems to ensure the ability translate technical requirements to test plans          Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables          Ability to think abstract          Business process understanding   Major Job Duties and Responsibilities          Understand the current processes of ensuring quality in products and identify inefficiencies          Develop strategies to enhance the current processes and mitigate inefficiencies          Execute strategies to build tools and prove concepts • Analyze results and communicate benefit • Insert new tools into testing processes • Present lessons learned to Executive members