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QA Analyst


Bangalore, KA, IN

Req ID:  1151
Level of experience:  Mid-Career
Remote:  No
Travel Required:  None

Employee Type:  Full - Time 




Ellucian designs technology that powers the educational mission of colleges and universities around the world. Inspired by that goal, Ellucian employees thrive as part of a high-performing global team committed to delivering a modern, connected, industry-leading experience for today’s students and higher education institutions. More than 2,500 institutions in 50 countries around the world look to Ellucian for the ideas and insights that will move education forward, helping people everywhere discover their futures through learning.



About the project:


Ellucian core ERP has many QA opportunities across its various products: automating more and increasing the effectiveness of test cases; working across R&D to create our next-gen tooling and strategies for validating our products; focusing our QA analysts where they are needed and when they are needed, given the ebbs and flows of our product’s ever-changing landscape.
There are several major ERP-wide testing efforts likely over the next few years, many driven by maintaining tech currency with our product’s many frameworks, which require a focus on re-thinking our approach to this demand for QA services.
Position Responsibilities:


•    Design, plan, and execute product testing - including functional testing, regression testing, and performance testing - for a large enterprise-wide solution that leverages accepted industry standard test methodologies in an Agile development environment.
•    Define overall project test objectives
•    Design, write, and execute effective manual and automated test cases
•    Discover, reproduce, retest, and clearly document system defects
•    Display a high level of critical thinking in identifying and resolving high-impact, complex, and/or cross-functional problems
•    Design, develop and maintain an automated test strategy that fully exercises end-user workflows and provides a framework for ongoing endurance/load tests
•    Develop, update, and maintain relevant test metric reporting
•    Perform test coverage analysis and requirement tracing    
•    Ensure adherence to process, tools and metrics standards within the project team


Position Requirements


Required Experience:
•    4+ years of in-depth experience and demonstrated proficiency with QA methodology, process and deliverables
•    Agile environment that employs continuous integration processes and automated testing
•    Experience working with test driven development
•    Good hands on experience with Selenium
•    Demonstrated ability to learn a new domain rapidly
•    Ability to write and execute effective manual and automated test cases and test plans
•    Strong communication skills
•    Display a high-level of initiative and troubleshooting skills
•    Work prioritization, planning, and organizational skills
•    Team using Lean/Agile Scrum development process
•    Knowledge of n-tier architecture and familiarity with Web applications


Desired Experience:
•    Higher education domain and system experience
•    Experience with accessibility testing

Ellucian provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ellucian complies with all laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  Ellucian expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Ellucian employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.