Junior Quality Assurance Analyst
Transfinder - Schenectady, NY

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Transfinder is looking for a Junior QA Analyst to join our growing team. Our software company needs talented people who possess strong deductive reasoning and troubleshooting skills, extreme attention to detail, persistence, patience and creativity. As a member of the Quality Assurance Team, the Junior QA Analyst will develop and execute manual test cases as well as troubleshoot and document existing defects. This is a technical position that requires interaction with both Development and Technical Support staff and a strong understanding of client/server, mobile and web-based applications.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Work as a QA team member to ensure minimal production defects in all software applications
  • Assist in the setup, configuration, and execution of manual tests
  • Utilize bug tracking software to deliver defect reporting
  • Be responsible for verifying, documenting and triaging reported production defects
  • Take part in requirement analysis, system design, development, project management, and ongoing user support as requested by management
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of QA experience
  • Experience with manual testing of desktop applications, web applications, web services (SOAP & REST) and mobile applications
  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • The ability to work effectively with customers and other technology groups
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Initiative and a willingness to take on new responsibilities and challenges
  • Prior application support experience a plus
  • Preferred candidates will also possess the following:
  • Ability to read and write SQL queries utilizing a commercial RDBMS (SQL Server and mySQL preferred)
  • Experience testing iOS applications
  • Prior experience with source control tools (SVN preferred)
  • Knowledge of and experience configuring and troubleshooting Internet Information Services