Election Systems & Software

  • Quality Assurance Analyst III

    Job Location US-NE-Omaha
    Posted Date 3 days ago(3 days ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1281
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Quality Assurance
  • Job Description

    Analyst III, Quality Assurance evaluates complex programs and software testing to verify functionality is aligned with specifications and standards.  Analyst III, Quality Assurance analyze, and run tests on new or modified complex software programs, including documentation, diagram and flowchart, and software development procedures used to verify that programs function according to user requirements and conform to established guidelines.  This role conducts compatibility tests with vendor-provided programs.  Additionally, this role runs in-depth testing, detects problems, recommends solutions, and determines if program requirements have been met.  The Analyst III, Quality Assurance provides vital assistance in testing and preparation for State and Federal certifications.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Participates in complex design reviews and recommends design improvements or revisions to developers and system analysts. Approves design specifications and creates test cases and data prior to coding by developers.
    2. Identifies, analyzes and documents defects, questionable functions, errors and inconsistencies in software program functions, outputs, online screens and content.
    3. Serves as knowledgeable resource of automated testing procedures; significant automation experience preferred.
    4. Documents, tracks and communicates software test plans, test results, analyses and unresolved problems.
    5. Maintains testing software tools; test plans and scripts; and documentation of test findings.
    6. Serves as Quality Assurance team lead.
    7. Conducts compatibility tests with other software programs, hardware, multiple operating systems and network environments.
    8. Serves as the primary training resource for QA Analysts on quality assurance practices followed by ES&S.
    9. Assists in the training of ES&S employees on new products and advises the Training Department on related documentation and Election Day checklists
    10. Responds to inquiries from users and technical support regarding functions and operations of software programs.
    11. Recommends program improvements or revisions to programmers and system analysts.
    12. Leads in establishing department processes, standards, procedures and practices.
    13. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Qualifications:

     

    Education:  Must have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/ Management Information Systems or similar discipline;

     

    Experience:            

    At least 5 years experience in a software quality assurance environment including:

    Writing test plans, executing test plans, and defect logging.

    Experience with SQL statements required.

    Experience with relational data bases required.

    Significant automated testing experience is preferred.

     

    Competencies:       

    Technical capacity – including experience with Windows OS family (XP, Win 7 and higher), JAVA, .NET and Citrix system technology as well as mobile applicatons.

    Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference

    Problem Solving/Analysis

    Communication proficiency verbally and in writing

    Must be able to read, speak, and understand English

    Personal effectiveness/credibility

     

    Licenses/Certifications Required:  None

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities:  This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

     

    Work Environment:  This job operates in a professional office environment which routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, and photocopiers.

     

    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

     

    Travel:  less than 10% travel is expected.

    Security:  Required to consistently demonstrate adherence to all security requirements and accepted practices as contained in the current ES&S Security Policy.  Incumbents must proactively read, comprehend and adhere to all ES&S security policies, practices and procedures regarding the safety and safekeeping of co-workers, products, services and other intellectual property as defined in the ES&S New Business and Non-disclosure, or Proprietary matters, Confidential matters and Non-Competition agreements, and the current ES&S Security Policy Manual.

     

    EEO Statement:  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at ES&S will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  ES&S does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or because of past, current, or future military obligations or any other characteristics protected by law.

    This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.    

     

    E-Verify: ES&S shall electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees and shall submit a query to E-Verify for any newly-hired employee after completion of the I-9 process and no later than the end of the third business day after the employee’s actual start date.

                                                                   

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