QA Analyst – Southeast

Warren Averett Staffing & Recruiting is seeking an experienced QA Analyst to join an established company in Birmingham, AL. The QA Lead will assist with testing the rewrite of Intranet Applications. 


  • The QA Lead is primarily responsible for working with end users, business analysts, and developers to create, document and communicate end-to-end test plans, test cases, and test results.
  • Responsible for executing the test plans and managing all activities in each plan to ensure that all test objectives are met and that the solution works as expected. 
  • This position will be expected to develop and specify standards, methods, and procedures for measuring product quality and determining release readiness.
  • The QA Lead will support the following functions: Quality Assurance and Change Management
  • This position may also require active involvement in user acceptance testing, release management, software configuration & change management, end-user training, and technical documentation. 
  • These tasks are associated with various software applications such as: desktop PC configuration, data integration systems, revenue cycle systems, electronic medical records (EMR), and corporate systems (HRIS/HCM and Financial ERP systems, SharePoint, content management (CMS), supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM), and custom website/mobile application development projects for both corporate offices and remote facilities.


  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or Information Systems, or equivalent work experience required
  • 5+ years of QA experience with testing methodologies such as Interoperability, White Box testing, System testing, Integration testing and Regression testing, with an emphasis on test strategy, specification & creation
  • Familiar with:
    • Software development life cycle for packaged applications and / or custom developed software
    • Business requirements definition and documentation
    • Test planning, test execution, and reporting
    • Common system and user acceptance testing procedures and best practices
    • Release management
    • Change management
    • End user training execution and documentation
  • Quality Assurance Lead requirements:
    • Quality Assurance systems analysts are responsible for the development of test plans or strategies, test cases or scripts, execution of scripts, and logging defects.
    • 1+ years of experience testing mobile applications
    • Experience managing a portfolio of QA projects simultaneously
  • Quality Assurance Lead will have experience and/or knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
    • Standard Software Development Life Cycle approaches such as Waterfall, Iterative and Agile Application testing
    • Systems testing
    • Integration testing
    • User Acceptance testing
    • Performance testing
    • Data Validation
    • Experience with some or any of the following manual testing tools is required.  These are tools such as:
      • Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
      • Microsoft Test Manager
      • HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)/Quality Center (QC)
      • Atlassian JIRA
      • BugZilla
    • Standard testing methodologies (test planning, test execution, break/fix cycles, test reporting)

Preferred Skills

  • Technical Certifications, such as CSQA (Certified Software Quality Analyst) or ITSQB CTFL/CTAL/CTEL are preferred but not required

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