Lab Admin/Tester

Ashburn, VA 20147

Posted: 07/01/2019 Industry: IT/Software Development Job Number: 49200

A Global Media Company is seeking a Lab Admin/Tester to join their team in Ashburn, VA!

Defect Administration / Defect Management

Position Responsibilities:

Responsible for the defect management and process improvement across all projects that support both consumer and small-business services.

The position responsibilities include: 
  • Entry level position responsible for defect administration and management.
  • Support agile product development activities, including develop/refine product requirements.
  • Implement the test approach used across all aspects of project governance.  This plan is used with the internal cross functional teams and with all new product vendors.
  • Provide support to trail teams by tracking and assigning defects reported by the trail participants.
  • Contribute to the development of new processes, techniques, and determine implementation details of applicable standards.
  • Direct interaction with project management, Network Operations and PMO teams to prioritize defects and follow-through to closure. 
  • Meet schedule commitments to ensure timely delivery. 
  • Prepare and present updates for senior leadership team and for all cross-functional project teams.
  • Work is varied within a sometimes ambiguous environment. Work requires constant interpretation.

Required Skills & Experience:
  • 1-3 years minimal experience with product development and quality assurance
  • Experience with Jira, Confluence. Must be able to manage projects in Jira, run Jira queries and generate reports.
  • Understanding of Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
  • Experience with running defect calls involving cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with Quality Assurance and Testing.
  • Experience with defect lifecycle management.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills – Must be able to understand instructions and to communicate issues to management.
  • Must have strong, self-starter personality and be able to work independently with very little direction, for example: assemble cross functional team, research solution, recommend solution to management, open trouble ticket with vendors and follow through to a solution.
  • Organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of writing SQL queries.
  • Strong data analysis and mining skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills: Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint.  Expert level experience with Excel and Excel graphs and charts
  • Bachelor’ s / advanced degree

Desired Skills & Experience:
  • Expert in scripting and running SQL quesries

Sandhya Raghav

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