National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC)

Sr Quality Assurance Specialist

  • National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC)
  • St. Louis, MO
  • 9 days ago


Job Description

This position is responsible for testing our suite of applications within the Meter Data Management team, specifically focusing on Outage Analytics (OA) and Distribution Engineering Workstation (DEW) products.

Outage Management enables utilities to enter, respond, manage and report on outages efficiently.

Distribution Engineering Workstation works in conjunction with OA to help engineers review large quantities of data collected over long periods of time and identify trends and patterns in usage, which helps with system planning and operations decisions.

Additionally, this position will work with our talented employees within the software engineering, product, quality assurance and software support teams to ensure quality and functionality requirements are met.

A successful candidate for this team will be dedicated to Quality and can be flexible and productive in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Duties: Perform in testing moderate level tasks to test software changes meet design specification and are functioning within total quality management standards.

Research, test and report results of testing scenarios.

Write releases notes and new system enhancement documentation.

Participate on design teams regarding enhancements to products.

Test system documentation as necessary and suggest edits/enhancements.

Serve as owner of assigned modules and/or applications and monitors all work.

Answer moderate level questions regarding application screens and processes responsible for testing.

Develop automated tests using various methods (Java, Cypress, Cucumber).

Communicates with developers and software engineers on product issues in an Agile work environment.

May serve as subject matter expert for one product area.

Commitment to NISC's Statement of Shared Values.

Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Preferred: 3+ years of related experience preferred.

Moderate level knowledge level of quality assurance testing and automated testing tools.

Moderate level knowledge level of business-related software applications and services.

Moderate level knowledge of NISC's technology stacks.

Moderate level knowledge of the Utility or Telecom industries.

Moderate level knowledge of Project Management processes and theory.

Moderate level verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent telephone/email etiquette and an ability to deal effectively with Member/Customers.

Strong research and problem-solving skills.

Possess an excellent attention to detail.

Basic level ability to organize and prioritize.

Moderate level ability to set and manage internal and external Member/Customer expectations.

Moderate level ability to multi task and time manage.

Moderate level ability to demonstrate professionalism.

Moderate level ability to demonstrate initiative and accountability.

Moderate level knowledge of software and software integrations.

Possess basic ability to troubleshoot.

Ability to travel as often as necessary to meet the goals and objectives of the position.

NISC's Shared Values & Competencies: Integrity – We are committed to doing the right thing – always.

Relationships – We are committed to building and preserving lasting relationships.

Innovation – We promote the spirit of creativity and champion new ideas.

Teamwork – We exemplify the cooperative spirit by working together.

Empowerment – We believe individuals have the power to make a difference.

Personal Development – We believe the free exchange of knowledge and information is absolutely necessary to the success of each individual and the organization.

Education Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in a business-related field or equivalent experience.

Minimum 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 position.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the essential functions of this position, employees must be able to see and communicate.

Employees are regularly required to maintain a stationary position, move, and operate computer keyboards or office equipment.

Disclaimer: Management may modify this job description by assigning or reassigning duties and responsibilities at any time.

Job Type: Full-time

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