This is a full-time, permanent position for Boston University, in the Research
Administration and General Applications systems within Information Services &
Technology. The Quality Assurance Analyst II develops test strategy and
coordinates all aspects of testing activities, including unit testing,
regression testing, integration testing, user acceptance testing, post-
production maintenance releases. In addition, the Quality Assurance Analyst II
will be able to provide estimating testing efforts. This person will
facilitate a consistent framework for Research Administration and General
Applications projects development, auditing, accountability, testing, and
delivery and is encouraged to use automation to improve testing whenever
As a member of project teams, the QA Analyst II will design, develop, and
execute test and release activities.
Participating can entail providing collaboration with other QAs, and
Release engineers on the project team.
Will collaborate with our team to develop common services and models that
will enable us to rapidly scale and expand our community's needs.
Incidents, service requests, defects, enhancements, upgrades, patches, and
service improvement initiatives are examples of support activities.
Team members will be assisted in devoting time to learning and improving
enterprise application development skills.
A Bachelor's Degree in computer science, information systems, business, or
a related field is required. Equivalent work experience will be considered
in lieu of a degree.
3-5 years of experience as a QA Analyst or Release Engineer.
Understanding of various testing methodologies and technologies to be used
throughout the product development process.
Understanding of test management tools such as ALM, Jira, IBM Rational,
Solid understanding of fundamental programming concepts, frameworks,
languages, and technologies such as Java, C#, .NET, XML, JSON, Python,
PowerShell, and others.
Knowledge of agile development methodologies.
Familiarity with project management concepts and frameworks such as
waterfall, Prince 2, and Scrum.
Prior experience working on medium to high-complexity projects/issues that
necessitate demonstrated knowledge across multiple technical areas and
Effective oral and written communication skills for establishing
relationships and working optimally across all levels of the University to
facilitate the information required for comprehensive testing.
Tight deadlines with little mentorship.
Encourages and supports a team environment that values, encourages, and
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance
with Boston University's COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement
within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or
request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions ). For further
information on the University's response to COVID-19, please visit the
COVID-19 Resources site.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation,
gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or
pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran
status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States