Pearson Senior Software Quality Analyst in Nashville, Tennessee
As a Senior Software Quality Analyst, you will develop domain level expertise of the Pearson Access product platform to effectively create, execute & maintain manual & automated test plans supporting new & existing features of our product. Working with your peers you will drive continuous improvement through significant investment in automated test execution and integration testing. You will provide guidance to other team members implementing software quality assurance testing techniques including, smoke, functional, regression, exploratory and integration testing in an agile driven team to meet testing software requirements. The Sr. QA will be responsible of managing complex projects and work under high levels of responsibility and autonomy in a fast-paced, dynamic, and collaborative agile SDLC environment.
LOCATION: Remote - US
Strong problem solving skills
Ability to drive an ‘automation first’ mentality
Work autonomously and with minimal supervision, yet collaboratively within and across Agile teams
Demonstrates good judgment in implementing methods and techniques for obtaining results.
Pay continuous attention to technical and quality excellence.
Communicate efficiently, effectively, and often with peers, leaders and those being led.
Act as a lead/mentor other Analysts.
Identify process improvements in the existing SDLC, develop a model plan, and share with the team.
Make recommendations for functional application improvements to BA, Development, and QA.
Able to prioritize tasks according to importance and severity.
Adapt to unexpected changes/process improvements.
Develop test strategy plans and help tune and refine existing testing practices.
Document and summarize tests results and report findings
Conduct pre and post-release testing
At times and when needed, able to work during regular off office hours.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent industry experience in a related discipline
7+ years in Software Quality Assurance
Experience in Requirement Analysis, Design, and Test Case preparation, Development, Testing, walk-throughs, and Defect Prevention Analysis
Proficiencies with some of the following:
Agile, SCRUM, Six Sigma, or Lean driven SDLC experience
API layer testing with Postman, SOAP UI or equivalent
Advanced programming skills including automation systems and databases
Relational database management system experience
Writing SQL queries
Code repositories such as Bitbucket
Amazon Web Services
As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $70k - 80k. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here.
Organization: Assessment & Qualifications
Req ID: 4062