• Quality Assurance Analyst

    Job Locations India-Gurgaon
    Q A
  • Introduction

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    The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) sets the global standard for providing strategic analysis in matters of public policy for governments, NGOs, companies and international institutions in more than 200 countries. EIU’s expertise in country analysis, macroeconomic principles and forecasting methodologies has provided decision makers with critical information since 1946.

    We are recruiting a Quality Assurance Analysts to join our rapidly growing Digital team in Gurgaon. As we look to accelerate our drive towards becoming a digitally enabled business, we are actively changing our landscape, embracing cloud technologies, microservices, focusing on delivering both rapidly and reliably.

    We want you to come and help us drive up the quality of our products,to enable us to embrace these new technologies and the impact they can have on our business. Along with advocating for this high standard, you will be responsible for identifying performance trends and risks within our products. You'll join a diverse, supportive community of developers, UX, business analysts and product managers who rely heavily on our QA Analysts for prioritization, escalation, and to assure that we maintain the highest standards of our products.


    In the role you would be expected to:

    • Execute the testing of web applications
    • Execute functional and Non-Functional testing (GUI, Usability, Compatibility, Mobile, E2E) testing, Web-services / API testing
    • Execute the internal regression testing process to ensure no existing business functionality is affected by feature development
    • Uphold test standards, ensuring all audit requirements are met
    • Test documentation creation and maintenance (test plans, test cases and checklists)
    • Create reports on test results and software product quality
    • Execute test estimation
    • Liaise with the development team and key business users in Agile development projects – attending scrum review meeting and develop targeted test plans and cases
    • Helping define and rollout improvements to testing and quality processes across both a tech team and wider company
    • Always putting forward more efficient ways of working utilising automation, new tools and methodologies.

    Experience, skills and professional attributes

    To succeed in the role you must have:


    • In depth experience of test planning, analysis and scripting
    • Experience of testing within an Agile environment, adapting quickly to changing and challenging situations.
    • Leading testing efforts, execution and reporting, across multiple concurrent projects, working collaboratively with all levels in the organisation.
    • The ability to define and iterate a test approach.
    • Experience of solving complex problems/issues.
    • Project management and issue tracking tool experience including Atlassian JIRA
    • Browsers: Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Mobile Browsers
    • OS: Windows (XP – 10), macOS, Linux (Ubuntu), iOS, Android,
    • DB: MySQL; MS SQL Server
    • Experience of working in cloud hosting environments
    • Understanding of BDD and TDD testing appproach(Desirable)
    • Experience of working in multiple projects
    • College Degree-Bachelors or higher



    You will be able to demonstrate:

    • An acumen for understanding business processes and how those processes translate to software applications
    • Strong analytical and cognitive skills
    • Excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal, and troubleshooting skills
    • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with all levels in the organization
    • Excellent time and priority management
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Committed to team members and team goals
    • Quick to learn
    • Familiarity to use most of the following tools used by EIU Digital:
    • VersionOne: Agile Project management tool
    • Replicon: Time tracking & management
    • MS Project: Project Management
    • MS Office: Excel, Work, Visio, Powerpoint
    • Slack: team messaging
    • Google Enterprise: Email, Drive, Calendar, Hangouts
    • Screencastify: Video tool for documenting test cases
    • Invision App: Prototype creation


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