Software Test Analyst
XXXXXXX is a Columbia, MD-based software company focused on addressing the challenges in data-intensive environments. Our primary product is a platform for biological sample and data management.
We are looking for a Software Test Analyst who is self-motivated and thrives on challenges. If you enjoy working in a team environment that promotes excellence both individually and collectively, then XXXXXXX is the place for you.
The Software Test Analyst will:
Become a product expert by participating in the development process from requirements to release.
Create and maintain manual and automated test cases.
Execute manual and automated test cases to ensure the quality of each release.
Lead the quality assurance and testing of small- and medium-sized projects, including the development of test plans and development and execution of test cases.
Identify high-risk areas and bring them to the attention of developers and managers.
Communicate with other members of the team to ensure project objectives are met and risks are identified.
Identify and document defects.
Work with the Software Test team to improve quality assurance and testing processes, tools, methods and efficiency.
Self-motivated with a strong customer and user focus.
Strong problem solving, analytical and troubleshooting skills.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Desire and ability to be part of a technically savvy, collaborative team.
Interest in how web technologies work, and eager to discover solutions to technical challenges
Experience with relational databases such as MS SQL Server and Oracle
Excellent knowledge of internet/web technologies
Experience testing APIs and internal/external tools
Knowledge of object-oriented concepts and programming
Experience testing large and complex data sets
Bachelor’s degree; Degrees in Computer Science or Software Engineering or related field is preferred
Software testing or development experience