Systems Software Analyst - BAD Testing

Our skill set is in Business Application Development Testing. (BAD Testing)

About BAD Testing

The software testing industry is undergoing rapid and far-reaching changes driven by major shifts in technology, platforms, consumer devices, and the software development landscape. Software is being developed and deployed faster than ever before and this creates a new set of challenges. Traditional procedures and techniques that have served 'Quality Assurance' and 'Testing' departments in the past are no longer enough.

Specializing in providing complete validation of business applications, BAD-Testing works within a well-defined time frame and a multitude of development methodologies. Even in situations where the products have limited support documents, they help clients maximize their investments in software testing cycles. Right from incorporating process improvements to managing client expectations, and from risk assessment to assessing user experience, the company takes care of their client's complete testing activities. The company partners with leading organizations in the software industry, who build products for global brands, to provide Independent Verification and Validation Services. By understanding the product requirements and design, coupled with its extensive expertise in systems and processes, BAD-Testing helps organizations improve their overall product quality. Besides identifying bugs that arise out of the testing process, they also place special focus on usability testing and on user experience design.

BAD-Testing's clients are spread across the USA and Canada. They include advertising agencies, PR firms, startups and software development shops; and span a variety of industries such as: advertising & marketing, broadcast media, gaming hospitality, health education, healthcare marketing, higher education, pharmaceutical, retail and sports.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Test design based on client project requirements
  • Defect identification through test execution utilizing tools (dependent on client specifications)
  • Defect Management
  • Create test case scenarios and test plans


Pre-requisite: Ad Agency environment, work experience.

For Testing:

  • Experience with technical documentation, including:
  • Functional specifications
  • Feature requirements
  • Wire-frames
  • Design documents
  • Context-Driven testing
  • Exploratory testing
  • Agile testing
  • System Testing
  • Test case documentation

For People Skills:

  • Out of the Box thinker
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Quick Learner
  • A Passion for Testing
  • Good thinking and analyzing skills
  • Think from customer's perspective


This is a PART-TIME Contract need at this time.

See Inside the Office of 1871

1871 is Chicago’s entrepreneurial hub for digital start-ups. With over 75,000 square-feet of facility space and continuing to expand, 1871 provides Chicago based start-ups with space, daily programming and events, connectivity, access to mentors, educational resources, potential investors, and a community of like-minded entrepreneurs. 1871 strives to help its exceptional 250+ start-ups—and their amazing designers, engineers, and entrepreneurs—build a path to successful businesses.

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