Data Systems Analysts, Inc. has an opening for a Quality Control Specialist. This is a full time position in O'Fallon, IL. Responsible for evaluating GDSS software/applications and associated documentation. Participates in formal and informal reviews to determine software development quality. Participates in the development of software quality assurance (SQA) plans, examines and evaluates the SQA process and recommends enhancements and modifications, and develops software development and process workflow quality standards. Responsible for QA tasks related to software quality assurance, testing, and reporting; organizing and participating in monthly Quality Control Program Plan meetings; producing QA reports tracking program issues and concerns reviewing program documentation to ensure quality standards; and perform Root Cause Analyses working with developers, functionals and testers to investigate the source of issues and report same. Candidate will review all deliverable material before delivery to the customer to ensure all workflow processes at all levels were followed and that material meets accuracy specifications. Candidate will assist with the development and maintenance of GDSS application Test Design Specifications and Test Cases; create and execute manual and automated test scripts as required; record and track discrepancies; perform informal and formal testing activities including functional and regression testing as necessary; and create and update test design documentation.
Minimum knowledge, skill and abilities:
Knowledge of software requirements development and systems analysis and design.
Knowledge of the SDLC and QA life cycle
Capable of writing and modifying test plans
Capable of developing and/or translating use cases into a test or QC framework
Knowledge of project management techniques
Experience working with Use Cases
Experience working processes at the strategic, enterprise and/or system level.
Microsoft Office and process modeling skills.
Knowledge of database uses and design desired
Education and Certification:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other discipline related to software engineering. (With four (4) years of general experience of which at least two (2) years must be specialized experience, a degree is not required. Specialized experience may include: facilitation, training, methodology development and evaluation, testing, business process improvement, business management techniques, or information system development methods.)
Founded in 1963, Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) has been providing Defense and Federal Government customers' business-driven Information Technology and consulting solutions and services for more than 50 years. DSA's people excel in helping our customers achieve sensitive, mission-critical business goals and objectives. DSA is a 100 percent employee-owned company: every employee has a stake in the success of our company and our customers.
Our culture embraces training and development opportunities that include leadership programs, employee networks, continued education, and much more. We recognize that building expertise in your profession benefits everyone, and our leadership training programs help employees better manage their projects, inspire coworkers and customers to action, and reinforce DSA's guiding principles since 1963.
We also value the unique combination of skills, abilities, aspirations, and backgrounds of every individual — our diversity makes us stronger. We are 100 percent employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
DSA employees receive customizable benefits that are highly competitive in each local market:
· Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
· Employer-paid AD&D insurance and disability coverage
· Health saving/flexible spending accounts
· Paid leave
· Flexible hours when available
· Wellness programs and health initiatives
· Monthly town hall meetings
· Tuition reimbursement
· Training opportunities
· Retirement savings plan
· Employee stock ownership
· Team dinner dates that include spouses and the executive team
· Corporate partner purchasing program
· Free virtual medical care
· Healthcare navigation assistance
· Family events
· Discount prescription programs where offered
· Employee rewards and gift card programs
· Recognition and Milestone Awards
· Company store for corporate logo merchandise
· Access to industry tradeshows and conferences
· Microsoft Gold and Silver Partnership advantages
DSA provides equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status; race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth or related condition, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status.
DSA will provide necessary reasonable accommodation to ensure that an individual with a disability who is not able to fully utilize DSA’s online job application system is provided with equal opportunity to apply and be considered for all jobs. If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email HR@dsainc.com or call 1-877-422-4372.