Lead Analysts

Posted In: Tampa, Florida


Analyzing user requirements and defining testing specifications using Agile and Waterfall methodologies. Designing test plans, test cases and testing strategies with CA Dev Test. Coordinating software quality assurance manual and automation testing. Reviewing User Stories to ensure technical accuracy, compliance and/or completeness and to mitigate risks. Participating in design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules and/or potential problems. Collaborating on epic and story breakdowns, task definition and estimation. Creating and enhancing comprehensive test plans to capture test strategy, approach and test scripts. Mapping test plans to User Story requirements. Developing custom handler extensions, such as LDAP, SMPP and SSH, by extending the out of box protocols to accommodate the existing format of the API calls. Developing Service Virtualization using CA LISA and Dev Test for the applications. Designing virtualized continuous testing and integration of SOAP, REST and JSON Services. Creating test automation scripts using ALM/QC, JIRA and LISA/DEVTEST. Analyzing, parsing and validating data. Designing and implementing manual and automated tests (functional, usability, regression, integration, end-to-end and performance testing) using various test automation tools, such as Selenium. Designing and implementing Web Services testing and web application testing. Analyzing test results and recommending modifications to the applications to meet project specifications. Identifying, analyzing and tracking bugs and issues arising during the testing life cycle using ALM/QC, Test Director, Jira and Rally. Designing and monitoring quality assurance metrics such as defect, defect counts, test results and test status. Participating in the deployment of applications into existing systems from a quality assurance perspective. Providing guidance and subject matter expertise on testing and quality assurance methodologies and processes. Documenting test plans, testing status and testing outcomes as required by the project.
Requirements: Master’s Degree or foreign degree equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Applications, Information Technology or Engineering and one year’s experience in position or one year’s experience in IT field (or Bachelor’s Degree and five years’ experience).
Special requirements: Experience with ALM/QC, JIRA, LISA/DEVTEST, and SOAP, REST and JSON Services. Travel to various unanticipated client sites required. May reside anywhere in the United States.
Any Applicant who is interested in this position may apply by regular mail (including Reference Number 13357) to:

Mr. Gordon Drijver
Kforce Inc.
1001 East Palm Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605

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