Campus - Quality Assurance Analyst (NJ) - Jan/July 2017

Polaris specializes in consulting and technology solutions for pharmaceutical companies. We are at the forefront of the industry in terms of delivering technology through innovation fueled by our entrepreneurial culture.

Polaris employs over 200 people worldwide, and has been in business for more than 15 years. We are a truly global firm, speaking more than 37 languages. We are headquartered in New York City, with additional offices in Amsterdam, Boston, and San Francisco.

Learn more about our company and culture: http://polarismanagement.com/?page_id=124

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Overview

Come help us deliver great software.

Polaris is looking for a Quality Assurance Analyst ready for a challenge. Ready to forge new solutions to influence healthcare. Ready to create future software releases at a rapidly growing organization. Ready to join an organization that values creativity and ingenuity without roadblocks. Ready to take pride in the work they do every day.

Polaris is opening a brand new, dedicated software development center, and we’re looking for a Quality Assurance Analyst to help ensure our software is great.

About Our Team

We are a proud team of creative & collaborative thinkers whose reputation as innovators and industry experts is globally recognized. We are a highly motivated team of IT professionals who enjoy creating leading-edge business solutions for the life sciences healthcare law compliance business. The QA team’s role is to enhance the organization’s competitive edge by overseeing the integration of today’s ever-changing technology with the ever-changing healthcare laws and regulations.

Our QA team is far reaching, and provides its members opportunities to work on a variety of projects and platforms with clients across the globe. Our goal is to strengthen our solutions while you develop a career with us so that you can grow as individuals in the organization to become leaders and influencers while bringing their best to our software. We are looking to build a team that takes pride in the tools they deliver.

Job Description

Polaris’ software development organization is tasked with designing and implementing cutting-edge solutions to improve and enhance our product software. Our software is surprisingly complex, constantly evolving, and offers new and exciting challenges while giving developers the ability to think and create. This is a position for a hardworking and creative QA Analyst offering tremendous ability to make an impact on our software.

Requirements

General Requirements:

  • 0 to 2 years+ of software testing experience in different domains
  • Working with off-shore development teams
  • Ability to learn new applications quickly
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

Experience Required:

  • Analytic thinking and testing approach
  • A sharp eye for small details
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Authoring Test Case and Test Plan
  • Adhering QA Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) throughout the project life cycle
  • Execute test suites and analyze test results
  • Good understanding of the Software Testing Life Cycle fundamentals
  • Can prepare/execute complex and out-of-box scenarios
  • Define test details, execute using Manual testing and where applicable implement automation
  • Experience in cross browser testing
  • Identifying project risks and escalate to project team as needed
  • Experience working with Offshore teams (teams in different time zones) is preferred

Additional Experience Preferred:

  • Knowledge and/or Experience with automation tools like Selenium
  • Working knowledge of Team Foundations Server (TFS)
  • Experience in Pharma industry is an added advantage

Physical and Location Requirements:

  • Ability to work in the office on a regular basis (core hours are 9 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday in the New Jersey Office)

Benefits

Compensation and benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience, plus bonuses
  • Flexible work arrangement possible
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401k plus match, etc.
  • *Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

Meet Some of Polaris's Employees

Vanessa K.

Recruiting & Office Coordinator

Vanessa liaises between Polaris’ Human Resources and Office Management Teams. She incorporates innovative methodologies and practices that attract and retain the best IT talent from around the globe.

Divya V.

Senior Consultant

Communication is a key asset in Divya’s playbook. She tracks metrics, submits reports, and communicates other important project priorities with her Polaris teams in NYC and India.


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