Twin Cities Quality Assurance Association

IT Advanced Quality Assurance Analyst - MNIT St. Paul

  • 08 May 2018 10:27 AM
    Message # 6143217
    Raja Gollamudi (Administrator)

      IT Advanced Quality Assurance Analyst

    As an IT Advanced Quality Assurance Analyst, you will provide professional knowledge and skills in information systems software testing, quality assurance and quality control of application software and systems. This includes the quality of the coding itself and not just the outcome of the application execution. You will also promote appropriate testing methodologies, participate as project QA lead, mentor junior team members, identify and manage defects in the software systems, and create / maintain quality control artifacts that are used in audits. 


    This position is temporary and includes full state fringe benefits; it is anticipated to last up to two (2) years.


    Note: This announcement will be used to fill up to two (2) identical positions.  All candidates will be considered for both positions.




    Minimum Qualifications:

    Candidates must clearly demonstrate all of the following qualifications in their resume:


    This position requires a minimum of four (4) years of experience in performing IT quality analysis functions.

    Experience must include:

    - Creating business relevant artifacts: test cases, test plans, test reports, and test data. 
    - Participating in formal review of business/functional requirements and application design.
    - Coordinating test schedules and assisting in management of progress of all test activities against the test plan/release schedule. 
    - Executing project regression, smoke, and system testing tasks. 
    - Leading/co-leading a project.


    **Successful candidate must pass past-employer reference checks and a criminal history verification.** 

    It is the policy of Minnesota IT Services that all employees submit to a background investigation prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components: 

    SEMA4 Records Check (applies to current and past state employees only) 

    Criminal History Check 

    Employment Reference Check 

    Social Security and Address Verification 


    **Minnesota IT Services will not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US. **

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Experience in leading Defect Triage meetings with project stakeholders.

    Experience in writing and executing SQL queries.

    Experience with financial applications (payment processing, general ledger, reporting)

    Experience analyzing and reporting overall test statuses and results.

    Experience working on complex multi-faceted business applications while organizing and prioritizing multiple deadlines, including defining issues and possible solutions.

    Experience with case management or time management systems

    Experience with internal and external auditing and compliance

    Strong background in process management using industry standard software development methodologies.

    Ability to communicate clearly, present complex information to users in a comprehensive style, and translate technical and system information for non-technical stakeholders.


    Application Details


    How to Apply

    Click “Apply” at the bottom of this link. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

    For additional information about the application process, go to   

    To be considered for any Veteran’s Status, you MUST indicate this on your application.

    RECENTLY SEPARATED VETERANS (RSV): Effective July 1, 2009, legislation provides that the top five RSV applicants who apply and meet the qualifications for a vacancy shall be granted an interview. To qualify, you must meet the following: 1) have separated under honorable conditions from any branch of the armed forces of the United States; 2) have served on active duty for 181 consecutive days or more or for the full period ordered to active duty or have separated by reason of disability incurred while serving on active duty; 3) be a United States citizen or resident alien; and 4) have served in active military service at any time on or after September 11, 2001, as shown on your DD-214 form. To be considered under this legislation, you must: 1) meet all Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting; 2) meet all of the above RSV criteria; and 3) submit a copy of your DD-214 form by the closing date to: Failure to submit your DD-214 form will affect your consideration for an interview under this legislation. 


    If you have questions about the position, contact Rachel Dopson at

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