Quality Control Specialist

General summary

This is a quality assurance position accountable for quality assurance and testing of moderately complex systems. Provides input to the design and development of test scripts and the adaptation of testing scripts from source manufacturers. Coordinates the timing of releases and executes release management processes. Conducts pre- and post-implementation testing, creates test plans, and conducts defect tracking. Gains an understanding of user requirements and reviews requirement specifications. Coordinates user acceptance in accordance with the specifications established. Conducts load testing and regression testing. Liaises with other information technology (IT) functions and vendors to ensure that effective quality assurance processes are maintained and utilized.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous level: Knowledge of test script development. Ability to gather and interpret data. Ability to conduct load and regression testing and evaluate results.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of IT experience with emphasis in quality assurance, control, and testing. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade