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Parsons Corporation Quality Assurance Analyst in Markham, Ontario

This position will be located at our Markham office.

Reporting to the QA Manager, the QA Analyst is primarily responsible for ensuring the quality of deliverables throughout the agile development lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities

  • The QA Analyst will focus on analyzing requirements, developing and maintaining manual and automated test cases in line with ongoing agile development. Qualified candidates need to be a self-starter and able to operate in a highly dynamic environment

  • Actively participate in continuous quality improvements for the product and processes with both automated and manual testing

  • Analyze test results, investigate, report, and track product failures and improve the areas with higher defect trends

  • Define test methods, create test plans to support and perform various types of testing such as functional testing, negative testing, customer scenario testing, stress testing, performance testing, scalability testing, regression testing and sanity testing

  • Participate in improving QA processes to deliver good quality product by giving feedback on existing and newly introduced processes

  • Develop and execute test cases within the agreed upon timelines ensuring the application is performing as expected

  • Find ways to break the code and prevent issues

  • Support user acceptance testing phase

  • Assist QA Manager in creating status and progress reports and testing metrics as required

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent

  • 5-8 years' QA experience with web applications and web services

  • Hands-on experience in developing automation frameworks and writing test scripts

  • Develop automated tests using Selenium Web driver, SoapUI or Postman to achieve maximum code coverage

  • Good understanding of SDLC and of Agile/Scrum software development process

  • Experience writing SQL statements and database testing skills

  • Strong skills in using JIRA and Zephyr

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment and understanding of role of QA Inquisitive attitude

  • Highly self-motivated, with excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Planning and organizational skills

  • Flexibility and adaptability to ambiguity

  • Problem solving skills

  • Client focus

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Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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