Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst

Location: Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia | Department: Software Development | Type: Full Time | Min. Experience: Mid Level

At SproutLoud our people and culture are central to our incredible growth. Perhaps that is why in 2016 SproutLoud was ranked one of the "50 Innovative Companies to Watch," by Silicon Review. In 2015, We were named among the "50 Most Promising Google Technology Solution Providers" in the country by CIO Review, and among the "Top 10 Marketing Automation Solution Providers" nationwide by Marketing Tech Insights. SproutLoud has also been recognized as one of the fastest-growing American technology companies by Deloitte in 2012 and 2011, by Inc. 5000 in 2012 and 2011, by Inc. 500 in 2010. And in 2016, for the sixth time since 2009, the South Florida Business Journal ranked SproutLoud among "Fastest-Growing Technology Companies. 

If you are looking for a long term job opportunity with a dynamic organization, and meet all the requirements below. Must be able to read, write and speak English.

Overview:

The Quality Assurance Analyst will be responsible for helping to ensure that new products and features are functioning as expected prior to production release. As an integral part of the team, you will work closely with designers, product managers, and developers to maintain a high level of quality across SproutLoud services.

The QA Analyst must have an interest in all aspects of quality assurance, and can work well within a cross-functional team, have excellent communication skills, and be comfortable in a fast-paced, fluid environment. Projects will range from small-scale proofs-of-concept to large-scale consumer facing experiences, back-end applications, DevOps automation, analytics, and internal tools.

Challenges

  • Serve as member of development team involved in analysis, design, implementation, and support for SproutLoud’s applications and systems
  • Design, write, and execute test cases
  • Write descriptive defect reports
  • Develop testing strategies to effectively and efficiently test new capabilities and bug fixes, balancing thoroughness and speed to market
  • On occasion, use SQL to verify data integrity
  • Work in an agile team environment
  • Work in a continuous integration environment
  • Interact with stakeholders and management to make key decisions with regards to the application functionality
  • Show a keen eye for detail and the ability to adhere to deadlines within a fast paced environment
  • Make key decisions and judgments on own

Requirements

  • 2+ years Progressive QA experience
  • 1+ years Developing test cases (manual and automated) and test software components
  • Experience testing web based applications
  • Experience writing SQL queries
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, technical, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Not required, but a plus

  • Programming skills (sufficient to write automation scripts, and unit test)
  • Experience collaborating on QA projects
  • Experience working with a test case management and defect tracking system
  • Experience with Unix/Linux environments
  • Experience with PostgreSQL
  • Experience with Agile Development
  • Experience with Automated Testing Tools
  • Experience within Start-Ups with successful track record in testing web applications - both automated and manually

 

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