Added Aug 25, 2021 Quality Assurance Specialist (22756) Central, IL | Contract Apply

Job Description

Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right person. LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Quality Assurance Specialist for a 4-6-month contract opportunity with our client in Central Illinois!

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We have built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we are very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you! .

As a Quality Assurance Specialist you will be tasked with the following:
Support the documentation and testing of a major enhancement of software products. This resource will work with a team that will be responsible for ensuring the documentation of new and changed functionality, creating and updating test cases and the quality of the applications. Additional, responsibilities will consist of detailed verification of all reporting, verifying application functionality, and documenting and communicating discrepancies within the testing phases.

  • Identifies, analyzes, and documents all errors, following established testing and documentation procedures.
  • Documents new functionality and enhancements to existing systems.
  • Works efficiently to improve the system. Must be able to think independently to test all scenarios.
  • Interacts with development team to understand and confirm the business rules of the application being tested.

Must have the following experience:
  • Must have a demonstrated working knowledge of computer hardware and database software and possess problem‐solving skills.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to communicate in both written and verbal forms and must have experience understanding users and communicating in nontechnical terms.
  • Must be able to work independently. Working knowledge of Internet based applications and terminology highly desirable.

  • Minimum of five years of experience in software development.
  • Must have a minimum of three years of experience in functional specification writing, creating/updating test cases, reporting results in a software testing and quality assurance environment.
  • Ability to use computers and various software packages, telephone and voicemail system, printers, copiers, 10‐key calculator, and various other office related equipment.
  • Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required.
  • Previous experience with Team Foundation Server (TFS) is highly desirable, as well as working with TFS User Story Boards.
  • Must be able to interpret test requirements by reading and understanding specification documents.
  • Must be able to create test cases for all items being tested.
  • Must be able to work in a fast‐paced, diverse workplace, in a team‐oriented environment, under stressful and demanding conditions.
  • Must have the ability to navigate and become familiar with all programs and applications related to the project.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals on a project team with diverse backgrounds and interests.
  • Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal)
  • Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer

Colorado salary range - $20/hr to $125/hr

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.