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IT QA/QC Analyst Sr

IT QA/QC Analyst Sr

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General Overview

At a senior level, carries out procedures to ensure that all information systems products and services meet organization standards and end-user requirements.  Provides quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) consulting for PC, client/server,  web  and ERP class systems application development, enhancement, maintenance and deployment; including provisions for conformance to development, test, deployment and security standards and guidelines.  Thoroughly tests software to ensure proper operation and freedom from defects.  Documents and resolves all testing issues and problems.  Reports progress on problem resolution to management.  Builds scripts and installation procedures, proactively identifies and implements procedures to streamline the deployment process and serves as an advocate for best practices.  Devises improvements to current procedures and develops models of possible future configurations.  Performs work flow analysis and recommends quality improvements.  This position utilizes in-depth knowledge of best practices and experience in own discipline to provide and improve services.  Takes a new perspective to solve complex problems.  Works independently and receives minimal guidance.  Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.  May direct the work of other staff members.

  • Documents test requirements, plans, scripts, procedural documentation and other deliverables as required.  Provides documentation and training materials as required.
  • Ensures the complete unit, integration, system, interface, acceptance and post-implementation acceptance testing of hardware and software applications deployed at LCRA.
  • Develops and maintains application file and directory structure standards for QA/QC and deployment activities.
  • Develops, establishes and maintains QA/QC policies, procedures and processes to ensure software integrity across environments.
  • Provides control and separation of development and test application environments during QA/QC cycles.
  • Develops deployment procedures.  Defines, develops and maintains security processes and procedures to be used during deployment, including cross checks.
  • Maintains standard, written documentation for each QA/QC action regarding QA/QC deployment and test processes, including signoff checklists.
  • Works with users and application, test and quality assurance analysts/developers to provide for timely release of new versions of applications and systems.
  • Provides day-to-day guidance and training for colleagues with less experience.

This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

Minimum Qualifications

Nine or more years of experience in IT quality assurance/quality control, software testing/production deployment, application administration or software/web development.  A degree(s) in computer science, information technology or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.