Senior QA Analyst, AURA

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Published: February 27, 2019
Chesterfield & Weldon Spring, MO
Job Type
Based on Experience


VantageLinks is a dedicated Information Technology (IT) staffing company supporting our clients with all their IT Needs. We currently have an opening for a Senior QA Analyst, AURA with one of our premier clients.



  • Assist the Executive Director, Business Architecture in managing the Quality Assurance process.
  • Participate in the creation of and/or review requirements and detail design documentation in any form to understand system features and begin necessary test scripting.
  • Maintain QA and BA software tools.
  • Interact with Business Analysts; Users, designers and developers to further understand the system and/or resolve system defects.
  • Develop test plans, test cases and test scripts utilizing appropriate toolset to cover system functionality as completely as possible.
  • Ensure personal and QA Analyst’s test scripts adhere to approved scripting standards and guidelines.
  • Perform manual testing as needed.
  • Develop various reports to support testing and QA processes.
  • Analyze and report on defects utilizing appropriate defect tracking software.
  • Manage test data by setup and maintaining data driven tests.
  • Establish and implement automated testing processes for application, performance, load, user-interface, object, regression and data quality.
  • Adhere to approved Change Management processes for the recording and resolution of application defects.
  • Assist the Executive Director, Business Architecture in researching and recommending appropriate testing tools for use with the BA, QA team and to developers.
  • Report progress to Executive Director, Business Architecture.
  • Mentor and teach as appropriate, other BA and QA Analysts in the use of approved tools and procedures.
  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required: Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related degree or equivalent experience


  • Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related degree
  • Quality Assurance Certification
  • LOMA Certification
  • ARA Designation

Experience and Skills


  • 5-8 years of quality assurance and testing of medium (6-8 months) to large (12+ months) size IT web-based software projects
  • 2 years of IT testing tools experience
  • 1 year knowledge and understanding of Total Quality Management, Software Quality Analyst or Test Engineer best-practices, or working towards certification in these areas.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills demonstrating ability to share and impart knowledge
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new methods, work under tight deadlines and stressful conditions
  • Advanced investigative, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Advanced ability to set goals and handle multiple tasks, clients, and projects simultaneously; Ability to appropriately balance priorities, deadlines and deliverables
  • Ability to work well within a team environment and participate in department/ team projects
  • Ability to balance details within departmental goals/ objectives
  • Advanced ability to translate business needs and problems into viable/ accepted solutions
  • Advanced skills in customer relationship management and change management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects or teams and set applicable goals
  • Ability to liase with individuals across a wide variety of operational, functional, and technical disciplines
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Competent project management skills
  • Advanced negotiation skills with ability to obtain most favorable and cost effective solutions.
  • Complex analytical and problem solving skills
  • Broad business and finance related knowledge.
  • Ability to work independently and coordinate activities within a team


  • 2+ years of Total Quality Management experience
  • 3+ years using Rational Testing Suite
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