Senior Quality Assurance Analyst I - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

Unfortunately, this job is expired as of 1/26/2016.

To continue in your search through the appropriate job categories, click either Administrative Staff, Higher Education Executives, Faculty, Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants, . You can also utilize "guess-free" keyword search tools with up to eight pre-defined criteria. Search for and Apply to academic postings directly from the site. Post your background either confidentially or overtly. Stand out and be discovered!

Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  1500.  Unclassified - FT

Establishes and maintains quality assurance frameworks; develops and promotes standard procedures for the overall quality assurance process.  Performs quality assurance testing as appropriate.  Works with business representatives to elicit business use cases and acceptance criteria.  Works with software developers to ensure that QA standards are understood and followed.


1.  Leads development of application test plans.

2.  Develops and/or maintains manual and automated test plans & cases.  Leads the automation of test plans.

3.  Leads the development of standard application test methodologies, including Agile testing.

4.  Leads test environment design and test data standards.

5.  Writes & reproduces accurate software problem reports.

6.  Performs testing for multiple or complex projects & retests as necessary.

7.  Executes manual and/or automated test scripts for complex projects.

8.  Executes application test plans and reports results to developers

9.  Leads formal reviews of business requirements and application designs to determine test coverage needs.

10. Participates in the development of requirements gathering and application design standards.

11. Analyzes and reports overall test status and results. Participates in determining test tracking and reporting systems/methods.

12. Trains others on testing techniques and automation.

13. Develops in-house test tools & harnesses where necessary; maintains overall test tools for regression testing.

14. Helps monitor QA and Testing KPI's.

15. Actively promotes a customer-oriented approach throughout IT Services.

16. Participates in professional development activities.

17. May teach an approved one credit hour course per semester on an as needed basis and with division approval.

18. Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field by date of hire and 6 years relevant experience


- Associate’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field by date of hire and 8 years of relevant experience


- Bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field by date of hire and 8 years of relevant experience


-10 years of relevant experience

Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience providing the knowledge/skills/abilities listed above may be substituted.  Experience in these knowledge/skills/abilities may be earned concurrently.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced business knowledge
  • Advanced software testing background through extended quality assurance experience.
  • Full project life cycle experience.
  • Extensive application/technology knowledge and recognized expertise in several areas.
  • Demonstrated expertise in all technologies relevant to responsibilities, including communications, languages, environments, operating systems and databases.
  • Ability to develop or lead development of manual and/or automated test frameworks, standards, training, etc., for large applications.
  • Attention to detail
  • Verbal and written communication skills; including communicating with technical and non-technical clients, and with clients and staff at all organizational levels
  • Customer service skills; including diplomatically, patiently, and successfully handling complaints, problems, questions, conflict, and suggestions
  • Ability and willingness to work as part of a team and be accountable to that team
  • Ability to take the initiative and be proactive in all aspects of this position’s listed responsibilities
  • Experience testing solutions in an agile development environment
  • Experience testing applications for usability and accessibility

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Senior Quality Assurance Analyst I
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Business Analyst
  • Other IT
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter