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IT Quality Assurance Analyst - Atlanta, Ga

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Materials Inc

 

 

 

Job ID:  339943

 

CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, cement, asphalt, readymixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America.  Our operations span North America with 24,100 employees at close to 1,300 locations in 44 US States and 6 Canadian provinces.

 

 

Position Overview

 

The IT Quality Assurance Analyst will work directly with the Application Development and Frontline Application team in a collaborative environment to make sure IT solutions are reliable, fully functional, and user friendly before they are released.  They do this by applying proven analytical and problem-solving skills and careful testing to validate IT processes and reduce defects.  This position plays a critical role in making sure we maximize the benefit of business investments in IT initiatives.   

 

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

  • Manual and automated testing of Web, Mobile, and Windows Applications as well as APIs, integrations, data and reports.
  • Responsible for designing, developing, running, and troubleshooting automated test scripts and bug reports.
  • Identification of QA automation opportunities
  • Participate in automation demos and code reviews.
  • Coordinate, Lead, and Participate in the entire testing process, including clearing solutions for release according to delivery specifications and ensuring optimal application performance.
  • Communicate and interact with appropriate teams and areas on problems, changes, and enhancements that may impact data, workflow, and /or functionality
  • Collaborate with Business Users in defining success factors, test plans, and test cases for User Acceptance Testing while assisting Project Manager in effectively managing scope
  • Assist with resolving application-related issues in Production
  • Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of quality assurance best practices
  • Communicates effectively with all project stakeholders, while building and fostering relationships with team members
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

Qualifications

 

Education/Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Management Information Systems, and/or 3-8 years related work experience.
  • 3+ years related experience with strong understanding of QA methodologies and software development lifecycles, with prior QA process improvement experience
  • CSQE Certification – preferred not required
  • 2+ years of SQL experience required
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure DevOps (or similar tool)
  • 3+ years of UiPath experience preferred (or other automation tool – Selenium, UFT etc)
  • Previous Postman Rest Client or SoapUI experience desired
  • Previous experience as a manual and automation software tester is required.

 

 

Work Requirements

 

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.
  • May require up to 25% travel in North America, based on business need only.

 

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

 

  • Highly analytical and able to independently analyze test results and be confident making decisions and recommendations.
  • Adept at solving problems related to the use and implementation of automation tools, as well as providing comprehensive reports and deliverables summarizing all automation test findings and results.
  • Strong diagnostic and problem-solving skills to help with root cause analysis during application verification and defect review.
  • Ability to consistently drive self and others to achieve results despite obstacles and setbacks.
  • Must possess strong oral / written communication and listening skills.
  • Ability to achieve results with a hands-on, collaborative approach; works well in a team.
  • Ability to understand customers’ need and concerns and be able to customize services and products as appropriate.
  • Motivated self-starter; Willingness to learn new tools and technologies.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Understanding of Agile Software Development Methodology.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, manage simultaneous projects and shift priorities based on business needs.
  • Strong knowledge of system testing best practices and methodologies 

 

 

Physical Requirements

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person.
  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time. 

 

 

Work Environment

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

 

  • Usually, normal office working conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
  • Normal office working conditions.
  • The position may require work outside of normal business hours.

 

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

 

 

What CRH Offers You

 

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

 

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

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CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Date Posted:  Nov 13, 2021


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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