Software Quality Assurance Analyst - Hybrid / Local MN

Data Recognition Corporation
Maple Grove, MN
Start date
Feb 7, 2024
Closing date
Mar 8, 2024

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Software Quality Assurance Analyst (SQA) using SQL / hybrid role-local only

Data Recognition Corporation

Maple Grove, Minnesota

Position is onsite/hybrid (local only)

Company cannot provide sponsorship

No agencies, please


Job Title:  Associate or mid-level Software Quality Assurance Analyst / SQL



This position works as part of a project team to implement quality standards across state assessments for our interactive reporting system. This may include developing well-structured user interface test cases, automated test cases, writing and executing manual test cases, and analyzing complex data. Testing of new and existing functionality, debug code and report errors within the defect tracking system. Candidate will show the ability to work collaboratively with other members of the team, provide timely solutions, apply quality principles throughout the project lifecycle with the appropriate support and documentation. Responsibilities will also include providing support to other SQA Analysts, execution of permission releases, completing documentation according to approved methodology and coordinating and participating in development and team meetings.

Required Skills:

  • 2+ years experience in data analysis including application of test strategies 
  • Working knowledge of test management software (like JIRA or similar)
  • Proven experience as a Quality Assurance Tester using SQL, Database, ETL technologies
  • Strong experience in writing complex SQL queries using Joins
  • Ability to manage competing priorities on an ongoing basis
  • Strong problem identification and solving skills

Preferred skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or information technology or related
  • Work collaboratively with the development team for defect triaging
  • Ability to document and troubleshoot errors
  • Excel in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to be self-directed to complete assigned activities
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Relate effectively and work respectfully with diverse work groups
  • Ability to consistently perform well during times of increased work load
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines
  • Manage multiple job functions simultaneously
  • Other duties as needed


The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position

Please, No agencies

Company cannot provide sponsorship for this position

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran


Founded in 1978, Data Recognition Corporation (DRC) is a privately-held company headquartered here in the Twin Cities, with offices in Maple Grove, Woodbury, Brooklyn Park, and eight other locations nationwide.  DRC’s three divisions – Education, Survey Services and Document Services – provide high quality programs and services to state departments of education, medium-to large sized global businesses, and the United States Government.  DRC delivers full-service educational testing and assessment programs; large-scale survey research and data-collection programs; and comprehensive digital and mailing document solutions.  DRC continues to achieve extraordinary growth and provides superior career opportunities for talented professionals.


*Health Insurance
Medical and Dental
*Term Life Insurance/AD&D
*401(k) Plan
*Profit Sharing
*Personal Time Off
*Short Term Disability
*Long Term Disability
*Tuition Reimbursement
*Educational Grants for Children of DRC Employees *Community Service Leave *Discount Programs

Locations: Maple Grove Headquarters/494 & Bass Lk Rd, Brooklyn Park/7303 Boone Ave N and the Brooklyn Park Distribution Ctr./8900 Wyoming Ave N.  If interested in applying,  please visit the Careers page on our website at


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