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Quality Assurance Analyst-Remote

Company: Cart.com
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:Cart.comis an ecommerce software and services company on a mission to democratize ecommerce and give digital merchants the freedom to grow. We are integrating all the pieces of the ecommerce value chain brands need to thrive, creating a truly end-to-end Ecommerce-as-a-Service platform that helps third party brands move faster, grow more quickly, and deliver on their promises more completely. Cartis looking for a detailed-oriented,QualityAssuranceAnalystwho willsupport the needs of ourrapidly-growingteam. TheQAAnalystworks withinourDeliverybusiness unitwhichfocuseson theimplementation of brands to Carts ecommerce platform (Cart Online Store). This role will be responsible for designing and supporting the execution of quality assurance and testing plans for the project team(s) theysupport.The ideal candidate willpossessadetailedunderstandingofhow,when,andwhytoperform qualityassuranceandtestingactivitiesacrossthesoftwaredevelopmentlifecycle,analyzingteststrategies,developingtestplansandprocesses,andspecifyingentryandexitconditionsforactivities. ResponsibilitiesDesign and support the implementation ofverification and validation processes, including early software defect detection and removal, inspection, and testing methods. Understand and managecost of quality, guiding teams through cost benefit analyses and process tailoring to achieve appropriate quality management plans. Guide teams throughrisk managementactivities and promote understanding of the fundamental positive (enhance, exploit, or share) and negative risk responses (avoid, mitigate, transfer), including choices to accept risks where appropriate. Guide teams throughroot cause analysis, surfacing opportunities to address quality issues as close as possible to their source and support teams in continuous improvement. Mustwork effectively in a consulting environment and demonstrate fundamental understandingacross the areas of: quality principles, methods, tools, organizational and team dynamics, interpersonal relationships, ethics, and legal, and regulatory requirements. Delivereffective presentationsto both technical and less-technical audiences, includingrunning defect reviews, product demonstrations, and training. Evaluate the impact of software quality managementprinciples on business objectives and demonstrate knowledge ofissuetracking, analysis, prioritization, reporting, problem resolution, and process improvement. Producewritten deliverablesthat meet the expectations of managers, marketers, and technical audiences: explaining complex business and technical issues clearly and without error. Understand common web technologies and software development processes,and describe fundamental risks associated with technology and process changes. Contribute toquality inspectionsof requirements, designs, data to be used by the product, and technical specifications, to determine fitness for use and where changes or clarifications are required. Producing summaries of inspections and documentation using precise technical descriptions. Identify relevant resourcesrelated to work,acquire competence in new subject areas quickly,and engage inknowledge sharing. Be knowledgeable and appreciative of the contributions of all roles, with ability to speak to their value, anddemonstrate multiple perspectivesin work performed. Experience3+ years of work experience guiding development teams through execution of quality assurance and testing activities for web sites. Candidates with limited experience guiding teams will be considered if a substantial scope is met of the preferred skills/experience. Web development, scripting, API testing, and data experienceincluding front-end (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript), back-end (any of Java, PHP, Python, Ruby, Perl), Apache Web Server, API testing (cURL, REST, SOAP), caching (CDNs), regular expressions, query languages (Query DSL, SQL), extract transform load (ETL), and common data formats (XML, JSON).Ability to conductsoftware quality assessmentsin any of the following areas:accessibility(to WCAG 2.1 Level AA),site performance(profiling, load testing),content performance(UX, analytics, SEO, SMO),data privacy(GDPR, GLBA, HIPAA, PCI, SOX), orsecurity(reviews, penetration testing). Deep experience inweb application testing, includinghighly-traffickedpublic-facing sites with fullyresponsiveuser interfaces. Experience in the execution of quality assurance and testing withinAgile methodologies, including Scrum and Kanban. Complementary skills to support software development and consulting teams, such as an ability toautomateportions of testing workflows, performmultiple forms of analysis,and deliver attractivedemosof the product. Understanding ofbest practices of web design and development. Understanding of how web products fit within broadercustomer experiences(CX). Creativity torecognize opportunitiesto improve product quality and the ability topackagethem in ways that will resonate with product owners. Bonus PointsBachelors degree in the fields of engineering, design, technical writing, or information and library science or related fields Experience that supports peer-mentorship and projects involving consulting, such asadvanced education thats applicable to consulting or teaching experience. Evidence ofcommunity engagementsuch as supporting meetups, workshops, conferences, bootcamps, or industry events. OUR CORE VALUES:These arent just buried somewhere in an employee manual. We live and breathe them. They are on the walls and live in our hearts. They come up constantly in conversations and actions. They govern the decisions of the newest hire all the way up to our CEO:WE ARE OBSESSED WITH BRANDSWe live for brands and are fanatical about their success.WE THINK BEYOND THE BOXWe explore new ideas and discover creative solutions. We think openly about how to serve brands and solve problems.WE DON'T GIVE UPNo one expected this to be easy. We are resilient we dig in and keep going.WE SPEAK UPEvery person here has an obligation to question norms, voice concerns, and offer their perspective.WE WORK TOGETHERWe work with integrity and respect, ask for help, and extend the same help to others.WE ARE HUMANOur people are our biggest strength. We have fun and make real connections with one another and with the brands we serve. is deeply committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Were proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to identify and onboard people from all walks of life. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neurodiversity, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.#LI[SD1]

Keywords: Cart.com, Austin , Quality Assurance Analyst-Remote, Professions , Austin, Texas

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