IT Testing/QA Analyst

Job ID: 75330BR
Category: Information Technology
Work Location: Saint Paul, MN
Posted Date: September 13, 2017
A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2016 sales of $13 billion and 48,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. For more Ecolab news and information, visit www.ecolab.com .

Ecolab is committed to rapidly accelerating our pace of digital innovation to better serve our customers, drive productivity, and increase efficiency. As part of this strategy, Ecolab is providing an exciting opportunity to join the Commercial Digital Solutions team as an IT Quality Assurance Analyst. The ideal candidate will excel at problem solving, be able to quickly adapt to changing requirements, and be personally driven to succeed.

The IT Quality Assurance Analyst will be responsible for analyzing requirements and design documentation to ensure that they are clearly defined, complete, and testable. The analyst will be responsible for the creation and execution of test plans, test cases, and test scripts to verify new and existing (regression) software functionality with minimal supervision. The ideal candidate will contribute both to the definition and the enforcement of quality assurance processes and procedures based on best practice methodology.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Proactively learn and understand existing platform and proposed new feature requirements. Provide timely feedback during review
  • Employ metrics and methodologies to test features on different platforms, such as desktop, tablet, and mobile.
  • Produce well-structured, repeatable feature and regression test scripts for manual and automated testing that support platform quality within the agile framework. Maintain test scripts over time.
  • Employ best practices to execute and validate product releases against defined feature and regression test scripts. Work to expose anomalies and variations between platform requirements and implementation
  • Create clearly documented defect reports for anomalies and bugs identified during test execution.
  • Develop SQL queries for back-end database testing.
  • Employ best practices to continuously improve quality assurance within an agile framework over time.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or related field
  • 4+ years experience working in technology solutions
  • 2+ years experience in software quality assurance testing
  • Experience in writing, executing, and maintaining software test scripts
  • Experience working with quality assurance in an agile development environment
  • Experience performing feature testing on multiple applications and platforms
  • Experience in writing, executing, and testing SQL queries

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience designing, developing and maintaining automated test scripts
  • Ability to work with cross functional business stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with strong analytical and problem solving skills

A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2016 sales of $13 billion and 48,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. For more Ecolab news and information, visit www.ecolab.com

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