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Senior Quality Assurance Analyst

🇺🇸 Durham, NC

🕑 Full-Time

💰 TBD

💻 Quality Assurance

🗓️ March 21st, 2024

AWS GitLab Java
We're looking for a skilled Quality Assurance Analyst with a background in business analysis and a zeal for quality. Your role involves User Acceptance Testing (UAT), leveraging various testing methodologies, and working with cross-functional teams to uphold our high-quality standards. If you're passionate about ensuring product excellence, come grow with us!

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Project Management: Manage testing projects, including scope, timelines, and resources.
  • Strong Testing Knowledge: Deep understanding of testing methods.
  • UAT Experience: Plan and execute UAT, coordinating with stakeholders.
  • Passion for QA: Committed to high-quality standards.
  • Risk Management: Identify and mitigate testing risks.
  • Automation: Drive testing automation, develop automated tests.
  • Team Collaboration: Work well in a cross-functional environment.
  • Experience in identity testing (ForgeRock preferred).
  • PowerPoint skills are a plus.
  • 7+ years in IT.

Technical Skills:

  • Familiar with TestNG, Cucumber BDD, etc.
  • Java/Selenium, Postman, SOAP UI skills.
  • CI/CD tools experience (GitLab, Maven-Jenkins, etc.).
  • Proficient in Atlassian tools and AWS or other cloud services.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead testing projects, ensuring comprehensive test coverage.
  • Manage test schedules, allocate resources, mitigate risks.
  • Coordinate and facilitate UAT, aligning with business requirements.
  • Identify and resolve testing risks and issues.
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders and global teams.
  • Promote QA best practices and continuous improvement.
  • Conduct training and knowledge-sharing sessions.
  • Resolve complex issues, escalating when necessary.

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

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