Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Essential Job Functions
Establishes and documents a tailored strategy quality plan in collaboration with the project manager, for the performance of quality assurance activities for assigned project or task.
Develops and maintains quality assurance documentation for projects and tasks to include quality metrics. Ensures documentation complies with established software development standards, policies and procedures or best practices.
Conducts assessments and evaluations through analysis and interpretation of objective and subjective evidence to verify compliance to established standards and applicable quality plan. Determines level of process and product quality. Develops written reports of findings; escalates unresolved issues to appropriate level.
Evaluates work products to independently assess quality and reports findings. Researches alternative solutions to problems, determines proper approaches and makes verbal and/or written recommendations to appropriate parties. Assists in implementing recommendations as approved.
Gathers, uses and independently analyzes defect metrics data. Presents analysis findings to the appropriate level verbally and through the preparation of periodic written reports. Provides recommendations regarding possible approaches to resolving defects.
Participates in special projects, external audits and process improvements in support of quality assurance initiatives.
Assists management defining and maintaining an effective and efficient quality program including developing and presenting associated training and familiarization to affected staff.