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QUALITY ASSURANCE & CONTROL ANALYST SR
OCCUPATION CODE: 1910-0019
JOB LEVEL: N-18
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
1910
(1910-0019) QUALITY ASSURANCE & CONTROL ANALYST SR


DOCUMENT DATE:
January 8, 2005

FUNCTION:
Reviews new or system change business requirements to evaluate adequacy of controls. Performs end to end testing of new systems and changes to ensure system performs financial, payroll or HR functions as designed, and results are as intended. Supports Customer Acceptance Testing (CAT) by the business owner.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Descriptions for the Occupation Codes given above.

REQUIREMENTS:


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
This section is composed of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) which are required to satisfactorily perform the tasks of the position. Applicants must demonstrate that they possess a sufficient level of each KSA to enable them to perform these tasks satisfactorily. Applicants demonstrate these levels by describing examples of experience, education, or training any of which may be non-postal. Ratings are based on the demonstration of the level of possession of each of the KSAs, taking into account provision of Article 33 of the Information Technology/Accounting Service Centers collective bargaining agreement. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying. Knowledge of payroll, financial, or Human Resources (HR) systems at a level to test applications to ensure that business requirements are met. Knowledge of general postal systems, procedures, and processes at a level sufficient to interpret questions, and provide technical guidance and support to others. Ability to provide technical guidance to train lower level employees in systems testing requirements. Ability to coordinate and monitor project test activities of others. Ability to use computer software to input and query data and create test scripts in an automated test environment. Ability to multitask and complete work within stringent timelines. Ability to use written reference materials, interpret instructions, and analyze requirements/design documents to identify and create test data. Ability to communicate orally and in writing at a level sufficient to obtain clarification, present information, and report problems of a technical and non-technical nature in an organized and clear manner that is appropriate to IT professionals and business owners. Ability to develop and execute test scenarios/plans in order to test changes to applications and systems. Ability to analyze and validate test results and make recommendations for correction.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Applicant must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position.

  Occ Code: 1910-0019

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