Twin Cities Quality Assurance Association

ITS3 – IT Quality Assurance Analyst - MNIT

  • 07 Apr 2020 5:06 PM
    Message # 8884674
    Raja Gollamudi (Administrator)

    Job Summary:

    As an IT Quality Assurance Analyst serving our partners at the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs 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, striving to identify and manage defects in the software systems.


    Minimum Qualifications:

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


    This position requires a minimum of three (3) years of experience in performing IT quality analysis functions. 


    Experience must include:

    • Creating business relevant test cases, test plans, and data procedures.
    • Participating in formal review of business requirements and application design.
    • Coordinating test schedules and/or assisting in management of progress of all test activities against the test plan.
    • Executing or assisting in the execution of project regression testing tasks and user acceptance testing
    • Conducting regression testing; analyze and report overall test status and results.
    • Create data and reporting queries such as SQL. 

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


    It is the policy of the 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 

    Criminal History Check 

    Employment Reference Check 

    Social Security and Address Verification 

    DHS Vulnerable Adult Fingerprinting background check

    Other mandated checks

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

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Intermediate level experience in manual testing and foundational experience in automated testing and the ability to execute test scripts.
    • Experience in assisting in the performance of risk analysis at the project management or release level.
    • Experience assisting with manual and/or automated scripts.
    • Ability to work on moderately complex projects.
    • Strong background in process management using industry standard software development methodologies. 
    • Ability to communicate clearly in writing and orally, present complex information to users in a comprehensive style, and translate technical and system information for non-technical stakeholders. 
    • Proven ability to collaborate and work effectively as part of a team. 
    • Ability to organize, prioritize multiple deadlines, and work independently to define problems as they arise, and to recommend alternative solutions.
    • Experience in warehouse concepts and data mart testing.

    Application Details

    Why work for us

    Minnesota IT Services offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, defined benefit pension plan, tax-deferred compensation plan (457), generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. In addition, at the management’s discretion, Minnesota IT Services offers flexible work scheduling, telework options, mentorship opportunities, employee recognition and reward programs, and paid training and development. Join Minnesota IT Services now and stay for a career!

    How to Apply

    This vacancy is open for bids and all qualified applicants simultaneously. This vacancy will be filled in accordance with applicable union contract provisions.  Current employees of Minnesota IT Services who are currently in an Information Technology Specialist 3, Quality Assurance position and who are eligible to bid and apply within the seven (7) day bidding period will be considered prior to filling the position via other means.

    Current State Employees: Please note that employment provisions (including but not limited to seniority and leave accrual) vary among the three branches of Minnesota State government. When considering a job with another branch of state government, you are highly encouraged to explore these differences. For assistance, please direct questions to your current or anticipated Human Resources office.


    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.

    CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS: Effective August 1, 2012, legislation provides state agencies with the option to appoint certain disabled veterans on a noncompetitive basis if you: 1) meet service requirements and have a verified service-connected disability rating of at least 30%; 2) provide qualifying documentation verifying the disability; and 3) meet all Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting. To be considered under this legislation you must submit all documentation by the closing date to:

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