QA Test Analyst

QA Test Analyst 2

Burlingame, CA - Remote to Start

QA Test Analyst are the senior testers in their QA teams, capable of delivering world-class test planning and execution and driving the end-to-end testing of multiple features. They also serve as mentors for more junior members of the team. TA II's must also be capable of professional, clear verbal and written communication with other disciplines including team group posts to share test status and provide clarity on defect reports. Beyond just maintaining existing test cases, TA's are responsible for authoring new test cases as new features are added and requirements change. TA's prevent randomization of the engineering teams by reviewing the bugs reported in their areas to identify duplicates, asking bug creators for clarification when sufficient detail is not provided, and ensuring that bugs adhere to bug reporting standards. TAII's are also responsible for identifying test and process gaps and raising them to the Quality leadership team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Cross-functional interactions: Feature bring-up with engineers, ad-hoc requests from other teams
  • Test strategy and test plan development for new products and features
  • Test case authoring
  • Test run creation/assignment
  • Bug review, de-duplicating, and triage
  • Test status reporting
  • Test case maintenance: Add cases to an existing/established area, Edit existing cases for accuracy
  • Review of bug reports from other team members
  • Targeted ad-hoc of undocumented areas
  • Test case execution
  • Software and hardware bug investigation and reporting
  • Bug fix verification
  • Onboarding more junior members of the team.


  • Experience with test tools used for debugging or investigation, eg Visual Studio, gdb, Android Studio, adb, etc.
  • Ability to create clear, concise reports
  • Ability to review logs to derive root-cause of bugs
  • Ability to develop test cases and test plans
  • Competency with command line tools
  • Experience with commonly used bug-tracking software such as Jira, Bugzilla, Mantis, etc.
  • Strong deductive reasoning
  • Strong understanding of the software development process
  • Ability to drive multiple features at the same time and set priorities with limited guidance
  • Ability to take ownership of their work and balance multiple priorities and keep stakeholders informed of possible impacts due to ongoing requirements changes
  • Ability to work completely independently in an environment of varying ambiguity
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills


  • Bachelor's degree in a computer-related field and 4+ years of experience in a QA

Salary Range
$63,000.00 - 96,000.00
per Year
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Burlingame, CA 94011, US
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