American Electric Power IT Quality Assurance Analyst Senior in Columbus, Ohio



IT Quality Assurance Analyst Senior

Job Description:

IT Quality Assurance Analyst Senior

Location: 1 Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215

Job Duties:

Design and develop test strategy, test plans, test cases, and traceability matrix for application performance testing. Plan, manage, execute, and report application testing. Serve as company-wide subject matter expert (SME) for LoadRunner and HP ALM (Quality Center). Collaborate with Business Systems Analysts to ensure that the security standards and best quality assurance practices are followed. Create business process and develop test scripts for automation testing. Prepare and submit estimations for automation. Create detailed test conditions and document expected test results and test data. Track defects and changes to application using a bug tracking system. Generate Test status/ summary reports and conduct Defect/ Bug review meetings across teams. Execute load and performance tests for large scale software applications and analyze dynamic values. Identify bottlenecks in application performance and suggest improvements based on analysis. Provide training and assistance for performance testing using Load Runner.

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Columbus, OH

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Information Technology

Minimum Requirements:


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field and 8 years of progressive experience supporting all phases of SDLC which includes 4 years of the following:

• Designing test plans and test cases using Agile methodology and Acceptance Criteria.

• Executing test scripts for performance testing.

• Identifying performance requirements and creating load and stress test environments.

• Identifying defects in the system performance.

• Managing and updating defects into the tracking and change management systems.

• Collaborating with architects, developers and business leads to document requirements and test strategies.

• Installing, configuring and maintaining LoadRunner, HP ALM/QC and SiteScope for an enterprise.

• Using QuickTest Pro, Rational Clear Quest, Java/J2EE technologies, XML and UNIX Shell scripting.

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