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About ASA Tire Systems

Employment Opportunities at ASA Tire Systems


QA, Merrimack, NH

 

Summary: : This position will be responsible for leading test efforts and test resources for large project initiatives across multiple functional areas and product lines working closely and collaboratively with Development, IT and business teams, primary objective to ensure that projects are delivered with quality by adhering to standards, processes and procedures and applying industry best practices where appropriate.  

 

Job Functions

Test delivery

  • Monitor and conduct QA activities for the assigned functional areas/programs
  • Work with vendor partners resources onshore and offshore to ensure successful project completion.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, and metrics.
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Mentor project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.

Test management

  • Collaborate directly with development managers, project managers across various functional areas to manage QA testing.
  • Participate in Requirement walkthrough and design review sessions.
  • Actively contribute to estimation and planning, risk assessment, contingency planning, tracking and management of progress, issues, risk, and resources.
  • Ensure test process, methodologies and tools are applied appropriately and that test phase entry/exit criteria are agreed to by stakeholders and applied by the test team.
  • Define project test strategy and approval of test plans and test results.
  • Prioritize testing tasks based on goals and risks of projects and ensure testing milestones, activities and tasks are completed as scheduled.
  • Collaborate with development and business teams to define UAT Test plans and strategy.
  • Ensure all sign offs on deliverables (overall test strategy, test plan, test cases, etc.) and that testing meets governance requirements.
  • Presentation of metrics dashboard at the end of a phase or at the completion of project.

Overall Test Process

  • Define quality process and test standards including test strategy and test planning.
  • Define quality metrics report of testing activities such as testing results, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status, performance-baselines etc.
  • Identify opportunities for automation of test projects and provide recommendations for the same.

Mentoring & Team building

  • Lead and mentor fellow QA Analysts regarding testing best practices and processes.

  Job Requirements

  • 5-10 years of experience
  • Application testing - Ability to design, plan and execute application testing strategies and tactics to ensure software quality at all stages of application development.
  • Quality Management - Knowledge of quality management methods, tools and techniques used to create and support an environment that meets the needs of the organization.
  • Project Management - Knowledge of and experience with tools and techniques for planning, organizing, monitoring, and controlling projects.
  • Application Delivery Process - Knowledge of major tasks, deliverables, formal methodologies, and disciplines for delivering new or enhanced applications.
  • Onsite/Offshore Model Experience working in onsite/offshore model and understanding of challenges and complexities in the model.
  • Testing Best Practices should have knowledge about testing best practices.
  • Managing Multiple Priorities - Ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities. Effective judgment in prioritizing and time allocation.
  • Standards, procedures, policies - Understanding of and ability to use and administer the organization's policies, practices, standards, and procedures.
  • Written Communication - Ability to produce a variety of business documents that demonstrate command of language, clarity of thought and orderliness of presentation.
  • Problem Solving - Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving problems including ability to utilize various system utilities, networking, and verification tools to pinpoint abnormal behaviors.
  • Verbal Communication - Ability to express oneself and communicate with others verbally; recognizing that verbal communication is more than just language - it includes tone, style, and structure.

  Preferred qualifications

  • Knowledge of or working experience with various areas of retail Point of Sale (POS) and financial services.
  • Experience in the agile methodology.
  • Certified System Test Professional (CSTP) and Certified Test Manager (CTM).
  • SQL, C#, Red Hat, UNIX, Windows.
  • Solid understanding of data modeling, database design and SQL.
  • 1 + years’ experience developing N-tier, transactional applications preferably using technologies such as Java JEE, JPA, EJB3, and Hibernate.
  • 1+ years GUI development experience preferably using Eclipse SWT, JFace, RCP/RAP technologies.
  • Technical knowledge and background in (Ranorex) and JAVA technologies.
  • Experience in functional automation testing.

 

Contact: 

Scott Hopkins, ASA Tire Systems, 25 Manchester Street, Suite 100, Merrimack, NH  03054,
Email:  shopkins@asatire.com