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Senior SQA Analyst

Kansas City, MO 64198

Posted: 02/21/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Quality Assurance Job Number: 12180

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the Kansas City, St. Louis, Denver, and Dallas Areas.


We are currently looking for a Senior SQA Analyst to join our team.


  • Develop test materials (e.g., scenarios, scripts, data, and expected results) to validate acceptance of approved modifications and change requests (CRs) for each software release.
  • Update test materials (e.g., scenarios, scripts, data, and expected results) as modifications are completed.
  • Update and validate test data in lower-level environments.  
  • Perform Functional Testing: executing manual scripts, documenting and reporting the results, troubleshooting and analyzing identified problems, documenting objects or data warranting cleanup, re-testing, and validating modifications.
  • Analyze and provide testing considerations and expected impact for all directly related activities associated with changes, defects, and modifications of release plans.
  • Prepare and analyze test results to aid in problem solving and facilitate decision-making.
  • Initiate Change Requests (CRs) as appropriate to capture defects and enhancements identified during the testing process.
  • Track existing or potential issues along with a recommended course of action and/or options.
  • Participate in scheduled meetings with business owners, development, and support teams to identify, troubleshoot, and discuss system problem reports with subject matter experts to communicate progress and barriers to completing application testing goals.
  • Collaborate with software/systems personnel in application testing, with specific emphasis on systems integration, functional, and regression testing methods.
  • Collaborate with the development and configuration management teams for deployments into the test environments.
  • Establish and adhere to quality assurance guidelines and standards as defined by the project and/or organization requesting testing services.
  • Enter and report all daily activities using status tracking tools (JIRA, ALM) and/or other testing and/or tracking software as required including updating daily and weekly reports of test cases executed, requirements tested, and any problems or defects found.
  • Reports on the status and progress of assigned software testing assignments, ensuring that instructions on work priorities, methods, deadlines, and quality have been met.
  • Make sound, well informed, and objective decisions; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; commits to action, even in uncertain situations, to accomplish organizational goals.
  • Participates in the development, management, and maintenance of the systems which includes but is not limited to developing an understanding of the manual and automated processes; defining and writing requirements; writing test scripts and testing; and reviewing and improving on system documentation.


Required Qualifications
  • Proven application testing experience that includes testing of large, complex, enterprise-wide Web applications.
  • Proficient in understanding written requirements, including use cases, supplementary specifications and requirements traceability.
  • Proficient in writing test plans and test cases and ability to execute detailed steps with precision.
  • Experience with HP Quality Center / ALM to conduct test planning, execution, and reporting.
  • Proficient in gathering and preparing data and files for testing.
  • Experience with change management, release packaging and deployment concepts.
  • Practical experience reviewing and researching log files to troubleshoot issues.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and prioritize workload and deliverables within schedule constraints to deliver results.
  • Ability to quickly learn and practically apply new concepts, principles, products, technical and business knowledge.
  • Comfortable with and willing to initiate sharing knowledge and experiences to facilitate continuous improvement.
  • Ability and willingness to work on a collaborative geographically dispersed team in a cross-functional environment.
  • Strong customer service and consultation skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong listening, presentation, and interpersonal
  • United States citizenship is required for this position.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with issue/defect tracking and change management tools, such as JIRA, HP Application Life Cycle Management a plus.
  • Experience in developing and executing SQL statements for testing and validation preferred.
  • Practical experience with iterative and agile software development methodologies and practices a plus.
  • Experience with cross-browser compatibility testing and tools a plus.


Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.

Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Krystal Dozier

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