Quality Assurance Analyst
Company: University of Arkansas
Posted on: August 8, 2019
SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES
The Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst is a team-oriented technologist
with experience in quality assurance and testing. This is a key
position which is highly interactive across the UARK Fayetteville
campus. The successful candidate will leverage a strong
understanding of the tools, data, and methods and deliver quality
systems. This individual will be committed to incrementally and
continuously improving the IT Services testing approaches and
The QA Analyst will act as a validation and quality assurance
professional across the different stages of the testing lifecycle.
The individual will develop, design and deploy test scripts and
cases of complex modules, help set up the test environment,
coordinate a variety of testing activities, and contribute to the
requirements documentation. This position will collaborate with a
variety of technical and functional stakeholders and leadership
across the campus to create innovative high quality and defect-free
solutions to meet stakeholder s business needs. This highly visible
role will report directly to the Director of the PMO.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL RELEVANT APPLICATION
MATERIALS INCLUDE DETAILS ADDRESSING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS.
APPLICANTS NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE
DISQUALIFIED FROM CONSIDERATION.
* Bachelor s degree from an accredited institution of higher
education or work equivalent
* At least two years of experience working in quality assurance
* At least two years of experience creating and maintaining
functional, regression, integration and user acceptance test
* At least two years of experience implementing test documentation
and issuing tracking standards within IT organizations
* Experience working on a variety of Information Technology related
projects (ERP, networking, software development) and project
management life cycles
DOES THIS JOB REQUIRE ANY LICENSE(S)/CERTIFICATION(S)*
IF YES, PLEASE SPECIFY
* Experience with waterfall, iterative, agile-like delivery
methodologies and practices
* Experience in using testing software and testing tools
* Experience working in higher education
* Experience with SQL SERVER, SQL, or other relational systems and
* Demonstrable experience working on and managing multiple
* Demonstrable experience identifying and mitigating risks
* Demonstrable experience planning and leading QA and testing
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAS)
* Advanced documentation skills and technical writing skills
* Strong Customer Service skills
* Strong communication/interpersonal skills
* Time management and organizational skills
* Ability to collect, manage, and analyze data
* Ability to proactively communicate with team members and
stakeholders at all levels of the organization
* Ability to work in an environment where processes are being
defined and contribute to overall development and improvement of
project management processes
* Ability to perform with strong attention to detail
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS POSITION
The following physical activities are associated with the position
and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All
individuals are encouraged to apply.
* Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
* Repetitive motion
Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an
activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures;
transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading;
and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.
None. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse
environmental conditions (such as in typical office or
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
IS THIS POSITION WEATHER/EVENT ESSENTIAL* IF YES, THE EMPLOYEE IN
THIS POSITION WILL REPORT TO WORK AT THE SCHEDULED TIME WHEN THE
UNIVERSITY IS CLOSED DUE TO INCLEMENT CONDITIONS.
Fayetteville Campus - Administrative Services Building
$60,000 - $65,000 (commensurate with education and/or
TYPES OF BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED
National criminal background and registered sex offender check
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING REQUIREMENTS
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus
community. We conduct background checks for applicants being
considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal
background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain
positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check,
a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening.
Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal
conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial
history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the
absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.
Background check information will be used in a confidential,
non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal
Posting Detail Information
FUTURE OPEN DATE
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
ANTICIPATED START DATE
ANTICIPATED END DATE (FOR TEMPORARY APPOINTMENTS)
RECRUITMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
University of Arkansas Human Resources
All application materials must be uploaded to the University of
Arkansas employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to
listed recruitment contact.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARY
222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution. The university welcomes applications without
regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin,
disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran
or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender
identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable
federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to
work in the United States on the first day of employment. All
applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the
Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
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