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Quality Assurance Analyst

Posted: February 20, 2024 Expired: May 20, 2024
Colorado
FULL TIME
5 Year

Posting Title Quality Assurance Analyst . Location Remote . Position Type Regular . Hours Per Week 40 . Working at NREL From day one at NREL, you’ll connect with coworkers driven by the same mission to save the planet. By joining an organization that values a supportive, inclusive, and flexible work environment, you’ll have the opportunity to engage through our ten employee resource groups, numerous employee-driven clubs, and learning and professional development classes. NREL supports inclusive, diverse, and unbiased hiring practices that promote creativity and innovation. By collaborating with organizations that focus on diverse talent pools, reaching out to underrepresented demographics, and providing an inclusive application and interview process, our Talent Acquisition team aims to hear all voices equally. We strive to attract a highly diverse workforce and create a culture where every employee feels welcomed and respected and they can be their authentic selves. Our planet needs us! Learn about NREL’s critical objectives, and see how NREL is focused on saving the planet. Note: Research suggests that potential job seekers may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage anyone who is interested in this opportunity to apply. We seek dedicated people who believe they have the skills and ambition to succeed at NREL to apply for this role. Job Description As a QA Analyst at NREL, you will bring a depth of knowledge in QA testing of applications. In this role, you will be responsible for analyzing the functionality of applications, websites, and other technical products, to identify and resolve bugs, defects and other potential issues. In addition, you will be working with a team to design automated tests to validate application performance while increasing QA processing speed. Duties shall include:

  • Conducts testing to ensure products perform according to user requirements and within established guidelines
  • Regression, Integration, and Automation testing of web and client-server applications
  • Collaborate with engineers to assure that testing requirements are clear and well documented prior to testing
  • Identifies, logs, and recreates error codes, bugs, and defects
  • When a product does not perform within specifications, reports defects to programmers while identifying and recommending solutions, improvements, and updates
  • Performs all other duties assigned
Required Knowledge, Skills and Attributes: 5+ years of both manual and automated software testing, preferably for web-based applications Demonstrated knowledge of structured testing and thorough understanding of quality assurance testing applications and concepts Proven experience testing cloud-hosted/customer facing web applications in an Agile/Scrum environment Excellent organization skills and attention to detail Ability to create test plans and cases from specifications or verbal communications Excellent communication skills both written and verbal . Basic Qualifications Relevant Bachelor's Degree and 5 or more years of experience or equivalent relevant education/experience. Or, relevant Master's Degree and 3 or more years of experience or equivalent relevant education/experience. Or, relevant PhD or equivalent relevant education/experience. Complete understanding and wide application of principles, concepts and techniques in specific field. General knowledge of related IS disciplines. Strong leadership and project management skills. Skilled in analytical techniques, practices and problem solving.Advanced programming, design and analysis abilities with various computer software programs and information systems.
  • Must meet educational requirements prior to employment start date.
Additional Required Qualifications
  • Experience with QA automation technologies such as Tricentis, Selenium
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • 5+ years of both manual and automated software testing, preferably for web-based applications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of structured testing and thorough understanding of quality assurance testing applications and concepts
  • Proven experience testing cloud-hosted/customer facing web applications in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to create test plans and cases from specifications or verbal communications
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Preferred Qualifications . Job Application Submission Window The anticipated closing window for application submission is up to 30 days and may be extended as needed. Annual Salary Range (based on full-time 40 hours per week) Job Profile: IT Professional III / Annual Salary Range: $79,600 - $143,300 NREL takes into consideration a candidate’s education, training, and experience, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value, including seniority and merit systems, and internal pay alignment when determining the salary level for potential new employees. In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, a potential new employee’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. Benefits Summary Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; short*- and long-term disability insurance; pension benefits*; 403(b) Employee Savings Plan with employer match*; life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance; personal time off (PTO) and sick leave; paid holidays; and tuition reimbursement*. NREL employees may be eligible for, but are not guaranteed, performance-, merit-, and achievement- based awards that include a monetary component. Some positions may be eligible for relocation expense reimbursement. Limited-term positions are not eligible for long-term disability or tuition reimbursement.
  • Based on eligibility rules
Drug Free Workplace NREL is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace in accordance with the federal Drug-Free Workplace Act and complies with federal laws prohibiting the possession and use of illegal drugs. Under federal law, marijuana remains an illegal drug. If you are offered employment at NREL, you must pass a pre-employment drug test prior to commencing employment. Unless prohibited by state or local law, the pre-employment drug test will include marijuana. If you test positive on the pre-employment drug test, your offer of employment may be withdrawn. Submission Guidelines Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at NREL you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application. . EEO Policy NREL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard basis of age (40 and over), color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, domestic partner status, military or veteran status, national origin/ancestry, race, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding), sexual orientation, and any other applicable status protected by federal, state, or local laws. EEO is the Law | Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination | Reasonable Accommodations E-Verify www.dhs.gov/E-Verify For information about right to work, click here for English or here for Spanish. E-Verify is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. This business uses E-Verify in its hiring practices to achieve a lawful workforce.
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