Kforce Quality Assurance in Kansas City, Missouri

Kforce has a client in search of a Quality Assurance in Kansas City, Missouri (MO).Summary:The ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting one or more technology projects to completion by working with a Program or Project Manager and both IT and business team members to provide testing support with various activities including facilitating testing meetings, development of process flows, supporting requirement creation, development of test strategy, test cases and other testing documentation. The QA Analyst will ensure that the requirements, test cases and testing criteria are documented accurately.Duties Include:

  • Obtain approvals for test cycle entry/exit

  • Work with key stakeholders to improve the processes supported by QA

  • Ensuring testing artifacts (test cases, test results, and test data) are properly archived for future use

  • Support the creation and maintenance of detailed system requirements, including gathering input from various technical teams and business groups

  • Support project managers and other team members in creation of necessary project documentation

  • Conducting daily testing meeting to track testing progress and defect resolution status

  • Provide business analysis and quality assurance assistance to Team Lead with test strategy documentation, test plan creation, coordination of creation of test scenarios/cases/steps

  • Conduct root cause analysis to identify process improvements

  • Manage the creation and maintenance of test cases to support the various business processes and requirements that have been gathered for the project; this may include test cases for unit testing, component and functional testing, system integration testing, user acceptance testing and performance testing

  • Support the creation and maintenance of detailed business requirements, including eliciting requirements from the project stakeholders

  • Work with testing team to assist in creation of test scenarios/test cases in approved format

  • BS/BA in Technical field/Business or equivalent experience

  • 5 years in business analysis and/or system analysis spanning all functional areas

  • Able to provide written examples of business process flow documentation

  • Able to provide written examples of business and/or system requirements documentation

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Strong planning, organizational and analytical skills

  • Strong at PowerPoint, Excel, Word, MS Project, MS Visio, SharePoint

  • Experience in the utility industry is preferred

  • Experience with HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) or other automated requirements and test case tracking tools is preferred

  • Exercises sound judgment when making decisions

  • Quickly adapts to multiple demands and rapidly changing priorities

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills

Skill Matrix:Skill Name - Description - Level (1 - 5, 5 being the highest):

  • Microsoft Excel - Advanced skills using Microsoft Excel - 4 - 5 Years - Yes

  • HP ALM - Experience using HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) or other automated requirements and test case tracking tools - 4 - 5 Years - Yes

  • Communication - Advanced written and verbal communication skills -6 - 8 - Years - Yes

  • Presentation - Experience presenting in small to mid-size groups (at least 2 years) - 0 - 3 Years - Yes

  • Testing Support - Experience facilitating testing meetings, development of process flows, supporting requirement creation, development of test strategy, test cases and other testing documentation - 4 - 5 Years - Yes

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00