Twin Cities Quality Assurance Association


  • 28 Jul 2017 3:16 PM
    Message # 5000603
    Raja Gollamudi (Administrator)




    Praeses is seeking qualified candidates for the Quality Assurance Automation Analyst position within the Jurisdiction Online Division of Praeses. The QA analyst plays a key role in the software development process as part of an agile team, working with product owners, developers, analysts, and other team members to define, prioritize, estimate, and communicate testing aspects of stories within the agile team’s project scope.



    ·         Collaborate within an agile team providing input for product backlog, sprint planning, story development and testing, demos, and team retrospective

    ·         Communicate and interact with team on issues, changes, and enhancements that may impact data, workflow and /or functionality within the team's product responsibilities

    ·         Review story requirements, design, and acceptance criteria during team planning to provide timely and meaningful feedback for robust story details

    ·         Create and organize effective test strategy and planning to ensure software quality and to confirm business, technical and functional requirements

    ·         Design system, regression, and integration tests to validate application releases

    ·         Create comprehensive test data to support test cases

    ·         Execute tests based on test strategy/plans; tests may be manual or automated

    ·         Support testing processes from manual testing to automated testing

    ·         Provide concise and accurate documentation of software defects and issues

    ·         Develop highly effective working relationships with product owners, developers, analysts, and other team members in support of the software process to ensure that releases are tested and ready for a production environment

    ·         Create, analyze, review, and revise QA and system documentation as necessary based on changing functionality of applications

    ·         Perform system, regression, and integrated tests across multiple environments as changes are promoted and staged for production

    ·         Support the automated test efforts within the agile team

    ·         Identify manual tests to be included in automated test suite

    ·         Work with team members on framework enhancements/changes as needed

    ·         Create and maintain test cases using qTest

    ·         Use JIRA to process stories through software development lifecycle

    ·         Use JIRA to write defects


    Basic Requirements:

    ·         Bachelor’s degree

    ·         3 years of QA experience with hands-on participation in manual and automated testing of software applications

    ·         2 years of experience with agile development process

    ·         2 years recent hands-on experience with database and operating systems

    ·         2 years of experience with ad-hoc query programs and writing SQL query statements

    ·         Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio

    ·         Experience with Git

    ·         Experience with .NET Framework

    ·         Experience with Nunit and Selenium

    ·         Experience with developing automation tests in C#

    ·         Writing test cases

    ·         Writing defects


    Preferred Qualifications:

    ·         Hands-on experience with automated testing tools (like Selenium, SoapUI, jUnit)

    ·         Development/scripting skills in common languages like JAVA and C#

    ·         Business Process Knowledge - understanding of the related activities or tasks that are needed to produce a specific service or project

    ·         Analytical Thought Process - ability to think in a logical, step-by-step manner and coming to a conclusion or solution to a problem

    ·         Problem Resolution - ability to anticipate problems and gather supporting information the team will need in addressing them

    ·         Negotiation - ability to evaluate gaps and resolves differences to meet project goals

    ·         Knowledge of software development practices and the processes involved

    ·         Experience with performance, load and/or security testing is a plus

    ·         Experience with Data Warehouse is a plus

    ·         ETL processing is a plus


    We offer:

    ·         A great place to work

    ·         Competitive salaries

    ·         Medical/dental/vision (90% medical paid for employees, partial for dependents)

    ·         Vacation, sick time and paid holidays

    ·         Flex Spending Accounts

    ·         We support personal growth. We offer and encourage further learning and certifications.

    ·         Yearly reviews to encourage career advancement


    Other Facts:

    ·         Praeses values diversity, curiosity and collaboration. Employees from all experience levels and backgrounds are intermingled and encouraged to learn about each other’s projects. Our offices foster teamwork as well as self-motivation, with a healthy dose of fun thrown in.

    ·         Praeses believes that a successful, thriving company starts with happy, satisfied employees. We are prepared to offer a highly competitive benefits and compensation package for the ideal candidate.


    For more information or to apply for the position, please email inquiries and/or resume to


    Last modified: 06 Nov 2017 12:19 PM | Raja Gollamudi (Administrator)

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