Senior Software Quality Control Administrator - ( 2107579 )
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Sr. Software Quality Administrator
We are seeking a Program Validation Sr. Software Quality
Administrator for a remote position with a newly-acquired company,
Spotlight, based in Davis, CA. Spotlight is a California tech
start-up company that has developed cutting-edge videos that are
mass-personalized to explain student assessment results to parents
in multiple languages. (see www.spotlight-education.com).
This resource will lead a team of manual software testers to
support the development and production deliveries of Spotlight
videos. You must: be devoted to "making the product perfect," love
attention to detail, have a passion for developing systems and
processes, like managing a team to deliver to exacting standards,
and work well with internal and external stakeholders. Moreover,
you must thrive on a start-up like environment, where you will be
"driving the car while building it." Practically speaking, this
involves pitching-in and doing manual QA testing yourself when
needed as well as building out tools and processes to automate the
testing as we go.
Lead a team of 3-5 full- and part-time manual software
Works autonomously and with minimal supervision, yet
collaboratively within and across Agile teams including Performance
Welcomes change, adjust and adapt for efficiency.
Demonstrates good judgment in implementing methods and
techniques for obtaining results.
Pay continuous attention to technical and quality
Communicate efficiently, effectively and often with peers,
leaders and those being led.
Act as a lead/mentor to lower level Analysts.
Identify process improvements in the existing SDLC, develop a
model plan, and share with the team.
Prepare and deliver recommendations to the team from testing
Make recommendations for functional application improvements to
BA, Development, and QA.
Able to prioritize tasks according to importance and
Adapt to unexpected changes/process improvements.
Resolve technical and non-technical issues with minimum
supervision or assistance.
Conduct analysis and investigations in a prompt and efficient
Develop test strategy plans and help tune and refine existing
At times and when needed, able to work during regular off office
Capable of testing Web based stand alone and mobile devices
Document and summarize tests results and report findings
Perform "as-needed" QA duties as assigned
Able to conduct front and back end testing
This position is remote. You must be available during normal
business hours pacific time if needed. Overtime in the evenings and
or weekends is needed to support delivery deadlines.
The position is open to applicants in any state, and hourly
rates, while generally between $19.23 and $28/hr may vary depending
on a location's minimum wage. The anticipated starting hourly wage
for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position
is $19.23. This position is not eligible to participate in an
Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at:
https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified
applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications - External
Education and Experience:
Minimum of 3 years of experience in automated software testing,
with at least 1 year of experience as a team leader.
Knowledge of overall SDLC, including build artifacts and
Demonstrated ability to produce high-quality testing artifacts
and test preparation standards across multiple programs.
Proven ability to execute test cases and log/track defects to
ensure functionality meets software and customer specifications as
well as resolve issues in execution.
Demonstrated skill of using appropriate and effective
communication (both written & oral) to various audiences including
Working skill with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
and test management, requirement and documentation tools
(QASymphony qTest, Jira, Confluence, etc.)
Primary Location : US-RE-Remote
Work Locations :
Job : Technology
Organization : Assessments School
Employee Status : Regular Employee
Job Type : Standard
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Shift : Day Job
Travel : No
Job Posting : May 26, 2021
Job Unposting : Ongoing
Schedule: : Full-time Regular
Req ID: 2107579
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