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Quality Assurance Analyst

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Matrix Solutions, a leader in the media software industry is looking for a Quality Assurance Analyst to join our team.  Our team creates cutting edge enterprise software for the media industry; digital, cable, television, radio and ad agencies. At Matrix, we make media happen.  The qualified individual should have a passion for applying automation in the area of software testing and take great pride in ensuring the delivery of quality software to our customers.  He/She will be eager in assuring that software products meet the quality objectives of our company, as well as collaborating with other team members to achieve the best results.

Core Responsibilities and Focus

Create

  • Create automated and manual test suites to perform functional, performance, security, and regression testing of web-based and mobile applications. Manage issues by acting as central contact from issue submission through issue closure
  • Participate in all aspects of the building a software solution by providing input during design meetings, planning meetings, product demos, and incorporating customer feedback
  • Understand best modern practices with an eye for automation

Collaborate

  • Work in tandem with our clients, product owners, architects, developers, and testers to create efficient and scalable software designs that help solve enterprise-level business problems, meet business objectives, and support long-term company growth
  • Help by participating in the promotion of Matrix Solutions to the local tech industry of Pittsburgh; assist in recruiting and interviewing as needed
  • Regularly communicate project status and risks to the team and management

Learn

  • Help build a culture of learning and continuous improvement
  • Use Agile methodologies to support team members on a daily basis for product feedback, issue resolution and product implementation strategies
  • Expand knowledge in other development team functions such as builds, deployments, acceptance criteria creation, and database management

Essential Skillset and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or related technical field
  • Proven problem solving & troubleshooting skills
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Experience with test automation as part of an overall quality strategy
  • Basic understanding of HTML, Javascript, & CSS
  • Knowledge of browsers & developer tools
  • Excellent communication and team-building skills
  • A strong desire to solve problems and to provide creative solutions
  • An interest in networking with other technical and business peers outside the walls of Matrix Solutions
  • Eligibility for employment in the U.S.

Bonus Points

  • Experience in C#, JavaScript/AngularJS, F#, or other programming languages
  • Experience testing web applications, mobile applications, and APIs
  • Experience with the Microsoft Azure platform or other PaaS providers
  • Experience designing and building test automation solutions, including UI and API level testing
  • Willingness to influence product design to enhance testability
  • Hands-on knowledge of source control, build, and deployment tools
  • An understanding of agile or XP-influenced methods
  • A background in technical support
  • Familiarity with startup culture, or experience working within other SaaS companies

Matrix Solutions offers a leading web-based media-specific platform that enables intelligent business decisions for managing your sales teams, their opportunities and accounts across Broadcast, Radio, Cable Networks, digital advertising businesses.  Over 500 media customers use Matrix Solutions’ CRM, data normalization and analysis, and reporting functions as their platform of choice for their sales organization to gain a 360-degree view of their opportunities and accounts. For more information visit www.matrixformedia.com.

Based on the popular North Shore region of Pittsburgh, PA, we offer a fast-paced, fun work environment with comprehensive medical insurance, a matching 401K program and flexible vacation options.

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