Global Data Consultants

  • Business Analyst / QA Tester

    Job Locations US-PA-Carlisle
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/28/2018 10:26 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2199
    Recruiter
    Lindsey James
  • Overview

    Are you looking for a dynamic and innovative career with a full-service technology company? GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for a Business Analyst / QA Tester in the Carlisle, PA area.

    Position Overview

    The Business Analyst / QA Tester will be responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and modifying programming systems including encoding, testing, debugging and installing to support business objectives.

    Responsibilities

    Requirements:

    • Elicit, define, and document business, systems and functional requirements and processes.
    • Participate and/or facilitate in Discovery and Functional Requirement evolution with CD and client stakeholders to understand requested features.
    • Create functional requirements, technical design documents and other documentation as required.
    • Analyze/research system requests for possible changes or defects.
    • Aid in technical design process to ensure requirements are met.

    Testing:

    • Review system requirement documentation to develop test plans.
    • Develop and execute test plans from requirements.
    • Assist in managing testing cycles and traceability for assigned enhancements.
    • Perform production verification to ensure production implementations are functioning properly.
    • Investigate and recommend practices and tools to increase testing efficiency.

    Methodology:

    • Function as a productive development team member in an Agile Software Development environment.
    • Assist in creating and executing release implementation plans.
    • Identify and recommend development life cycle and business process improvements.
    • Have an understanding of industry best practice requirements definition and system testing concepts.
    • Communicate status of assigned tasks on a regular basis. 

    Other:

    • Contribute suggestions for business process and system enhancements to increase efficiency, increase revenue and reduce expenses.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • 1-3+ years of experience as a technical software tester (or experience in a similar role)
    • Knowledge of creating and executing test plans utilizing a standard methodology a plus
    • Knowledge of Agile development best practices
    • Must have experience gathering user requirements for software/systems, and translating those requirements accurately to application development teams
    • Must possess strong technical and consulting skills, and have knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures used in the IT environment
    • Must have excellent analytical and written/verbal communication skills

    Preferred Experience

    • Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

    What Makes GDC Different:

    Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
    • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
    • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

     

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