Software Quality Assurance Analyst 1
Date: May 13, 2021
Cincinnati, OH, US
University of Cincinnati
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >
Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.
Under general supervision from a designated administrator, will serve an integral role in supporting an environment that adheres to federally mandated accessibility guidelines. Incumbent will work with a core team to audit and provide remediation recommendations for systems, sites and services and will be integral in ensuring UCit provides services that decrease rework, provide high quality to our customers, and ensure university sponsored systems and services meet accessibility guidelines and the institution's commitment to universal design.
Test new systems and system modifications to ensure adherence with accessibility standards.
Develop testing programs that address areas such as regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability.
Document defects using a bug tracking system and report defects to responsible parties and project managers.
Identify, analyze, and document problems with program function, output, display, or content.
Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes.
Create or maintain repositories of known test defects.
Plan test schedules and strategies in accordance with project scope and delivery dates.
Participate in product design reviews, providing input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, and potential problems.
Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance and completeness.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree -OR- Associate's degree and a minimum of two (2) years of experience within General Information Technology or a related field, or four (4) years of related experience.
A minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience within Information Technology and/or Quality Assurance and direct customer care.
Outstanding communication and collaboration skills, as this role requires working with a wide range of customers.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Working knowledge of Waterfall and Agile/Scrum software development methodologies.
Familiarity with all aspects of Quality Assurance testing of software systems and application, including functional, integration and regression testing.
Working knowledge of designing and documenting test strategy, test plans, test cases, acceptance criteria and user stories
Basic knowledge of Test automation and Test automation tools and frameworks
Understanding of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Compliance auditing & reporting
Understanding of Information Security scanning & remediation support
Working knowledge of Atlassian Jira for tasks and defects management
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.