QUALITY ASSURANCE ANALYST II, IS&T Administrative Systems (23500035720214)

Boston University
March 17, 2023
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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 possible.


  • 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.
  • Required 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, and others
  • 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 business segments.
  • 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 supports differences.
  • 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.

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     BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

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