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Software Quality Assurance Analyst

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Date: Apr 18, 2019

Location: Alexandria, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 44461 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Software Quality Assurance Analyst to join our team in Alexandria, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).




Job responsibilities include:

  • Collaboration with the OBIM client and development engineers to understand features and establish test strategies, design comprehensive test plans and robust test cases
  • Perform black box SOA and backend testing to support external integration by DHS/OBIM which involves understanding ICA and XML structures required to support the interface.
  • Defect reporting and diagnosis as require to clearly communicate software issues to the development team to support the rapid response and delivery of software solutions.
  • Development of structure test cases that follow the logical processing flow as documented with the business requirements and based on an in-depth knowledge of the technical implementation.  
  • Identify, diagnose, report, and assist developers in resolving defects and verifying bug fixes
  • Develop and maintain automated test cases as outlined in the existing OBIM framework with an persistent focus on further refining and streamlining the automation framework and/or replacing it deemed appropriate by IV&V leadership.   This may involve the need to gain experience with tools such as HP UFT, SoapUI and viable open source tools.
  • Work in an Agile environment using Scrum and Kanban methodologies.
  • Guide the client and team by doing requirement analysis and design/architecture reviews.
  • Excellent knowledge of agile methodologies to mentor the teams.
  • Self-motivated, flexible, with a desire to join a fast-paced team and make a big difference
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and documentation skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Information Technology Management and 15 years of overall work experience Or Master’s Degree.

Other tasks include:

  • Analyze business requirements of the target system under change and the systems and/or capabilities of the integrating systems external to DHS/OBIM.
  • Participate throughout the design and development process, analyzing features to point out weaknesses or inconsistencies.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment, preferably Scrum or Kanban.
  • Mastery of back end test tools like Toad, SoapUI, MySQL and XML Spy.
  • Exposure to tools like JIRA, Confluence and other open source products commonly used to support an agile development lifecycle. 


Required Skills:

- Bachelor's Degree

- 3+ years of software QA experience


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




Nearest Major Market: Alexandria
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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