Quality Assurance (QA) specialist - Contract

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Dec 09, 2013
Closes
Jan 08, 2014
Contact
Ms. Bloomberg Recruitment
Category
Technology
The Role
Bloomberg Mobile is seeking a Quality Assurance (QA) specialist. The QA specialist will be responsible for helping ensure our large and growing portfolio of mobile products are best in class in terms of performance, stability, and content integrity. The ideal candidate will be a great problem solver with a proven track record as a QA tester that works well in teams and delivers products of the highest quality. Experience testing mobile products will be an advantage.

Responsibilities include:
-Create and execute test plans
-Execute manual test cases and ad-hoc functional testing
-Create and maintain automated test scripts
-Troubleshoot issues and identify the root cause
-Work with developers, product managers and project managers to quickly resolve defects
-Audit solutions and validate the desired customer experience
-Proactively monitor feedback about quality issues from the marketplace. This includes app crashes, service outages, content service issues etc

Qualifications:
-2+ years recent and relevant experience in mobile, wireless, application development or web publishing industry (including internships)
-Experience in creation/maintenance of automated test scripts preferred
-Product Development or Quality Assurance experience
-Experience in root cause analysis with technology issues, business case development, performance reporting and analysis
-Strong understanding of QA methodologies and processes within a development environment
-Experience testing on mobile handset and tablet devices preferred
-Has worked with internal development and vendor teams
-Experience with analytic platforms such as Flurry, Mobalytics, Google, Omniture or Webtrends helpful
-Ability to create executable test scripts to exercise functionality
-Demonstrable attention to detail and organizational skills
-Excellent communication skills and ability to present detailed analytical results in verbal or written form
-Can-do attitude and comfort working in an extremely fast paced environment
-Time management & prioritization skills for scope, resource and schedule management
-Creative problem solver
-Strong personal initiative, good judgment, and impeccable ethics; desire to succeed in a demanding, innovative, and entrepreneurial environment
-Accustomed/receptive to "open floor" office setting

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