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Senior QA2019-07-24T17:33:24-04:00<p> </p> <p><strong>About ThoughtWorks</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We are a global software consultancy and a community of passionate, purpose-led individuals. We think disruptively to deliver technology to address our clients' toughest challenges, all while seeking to revolutionize the IT industry and create positive social change. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Our QAs (Quality Analysts) work hand in hand with development teams to ensure we consider all possibilities when building custom solutions for our clients across the world.</span></p> <h4><strong>Responsibilities:</strong></h4> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Quality </span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate with different team members (Developers, Business Analysts, etc) to make sure quality is embedded in both processes and technology. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Champions for quality to be built in and strives to shift quality to the left. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ensures Quality is part of the end to end process, not just backend testing.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Explain, input and advocate for system testability</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Technical Skills</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Understands practices like pair programming, Test-Driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD)</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Solid understanding of common software testing problems and how to avoid them, as well as experience with different types of non-functional testing</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience producing test strategies </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Understands and explains the testing pyramid.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Team</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Works well in teams - open to continuous feedback both receiving and giving.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Humility and openness - willingness to co-create and compromise</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Open to the opinions of others and is inclusive</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Support and mentor members of the project team and wider ThoughtWorks community</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Can deal with ambiguous and stressful situations</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Can build trustful relationships with key team members to influence all areas of quality</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Can motivate the team and foster the idea of “Quality” as a shared team responsibility</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Base Qualifications</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">At least 5 years of experience as a Quality Analyst that has </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">worked as part of a wider development team, pairing with Devs and ideally BA, Infra, Designers. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience working with a wide development team, pairing with Developers, Business Analyst, Infrastructure Architects, Designers) </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">High level of communication, both verbal and written </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Flexible and adaptable to constant change</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience with agile, code management and deployment strategies</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience with different types and techniques in functional testing - exploratory, boundary value analysis, equivalence partitioning</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p> <h3><strong><em>A few important things to know:</em></strong></h3> <p><strong>Projects are almost exclusively on customer site, so candidates should be flexible and open to extensive travel.</strong></p> <p><strong>Candidates must possess work authorization that does not require H-1B visa sponsorship by ThoughtWorks or dependent EAD.</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Not quite ready to apply? Or maybe this isn’t the right role for you? That’s OK, you can stay in touch with</span><a href="https://www.thoughtworks.com/careers/access?utm_source=apply-jobs&amp;utm_medium=jd&amp;utm_campaign=access-thoughtworks"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> AccessThoughtWorks</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, our learning community (click "</span><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">contact me about recruitment opportunities"</span></em><span style="font-weight: 400;"> to hear about jobs in the future).</span></p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">It is the policy of ThoughtWorks, Inc. to provide a work environment free of discrimination. The Company will take affirmative action to ensure applicants and ThoughtWorks employees are treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnic origin, veteran status, family status, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression or gender identity.  This also includes individuals who are perceived to have any of the aforementioned attributes. ThoughtWorks will adhere to all federal, state, and municipal laws and regulations governing employment.</span></em></p>ThoughtworksNew YorkUSA