Kansas City Southern Railway Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst in Kansas City, Missouri

Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst

Tracking Code

219301-021

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Improves Quality Assurance processes and tools used by KCS IT. Reviews current quality assurance processes and tools and looks for improvement opportunities. Creates the quality assurance strategies in a given project. Coordinate and follow up the activities of QA Analysts to ensure the conformance with the established KCS Quality Assurance processes. Guide the business users who are stakeholders on IT projects through the user acceptance testing (UAT) phase of a project.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or

University in Computer Science

EXPERIENCE:

5 years software testing or software quality assurance

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

Training in software testing, quality assurance, and software testing tools.

Strong understanding of Software Development methodologies.

Experience on test script automation.

KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:

Testing tool such as HP Quality Center

Windows PC skills

An understanding of software development lifecycle

JOB DUTIES:

Improves Quality Assurance processes and tools used by KCS IT. Reviews KCS Quality

Assurance processes and tools and looks for improvement opportunities.

Creates test strategies to coordinate, plan, design, automate, execute and follow up the QA functions in a given project.

Creates test scenarios, test cases, user acceptance test scenarios, conduct testing, follow up defects until resolution, log test results and create test progress reports. Conducts quality reviews of documents throughout the project life cycle prior to sign off.

Oversees the testing activities of Quality Assurance analysts to ensure the conformance with the established KCS Quality Assurance processes. As needed, review the testing, testing artifacts, and schedules for those in a test analyst role on a project.

Guides the business users on IT projects through the user acceptance testing phase of a project.

Determine the test automation approach on a project by identifying if the project is candidate for script automation, stress or load test.

The duties listed are representative of the job; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties a person may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer/Veteran/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Job Location

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular