Business Analyst (UAT) in St. Petersburg, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The UAT Business Analyst is responsible for developing test cases with users, product managers, and other teams for the product line. They will manage user acceptance testing for releases and new projects within the company. Collaborating with product managers and software development teams, they will help innovate designs and standards, and participate in usability reviews of mockups and wireframes, staying up-to-date with current design patterns and technology trends.

Duties and responsibilities

• Collaborates with all teams involving Developers, Product Managers, Project Management and Software Testers

• Develop and maintain business requirements from evolving gherkin specifications written in agile user stories

• Contributes to complete and testable requirements by participating early in the lifecycle and throughout

• Provides usability, consistency, and intuitive feedback on wireframes and mockups

• Reviews functional and regression test cases to confirm they meet the spirit and intent of user requirements

• Writes User Acceptance Test cases, test scenarios, test data preparation, test execution, defect documentation and validating defect resolution

• Maintains requirements traceability throughout the SDLC

• Collaborate with Functionality Testing and Regression Testing cycles to ensuring features and functions delivered meet the business requirements from user prospective

• Versatile in testing applications in a fast-paced, Agile software development/testing environment

• Defect tracking through use of defect tracking tools like Jira/Bugzilla

• Participate in use case/user story discussions and review to ensure their accuracy, completeness, and testability

• Proficient in execution of User Acceptance Test cases

• Proficient with multi-platform and cross-browser compatibility testing based on user needs

• Critical thinker, capable of ad-hoc testing and passionate about Quality

• Communicates User Acceptance Testing updates through status reporting and daily stand-ups

• Assists and guiding customer support through UAT process as necessary

• Supports development of training materials

Physical Requirements

• The Physical Requirements for this position include being able to constantly operate a computer, frequently communicate within the company, frequently communicate with customers or potential customers, occasionally remain in a stationary position, and occasionally transverse about inside the office.


• 3+ years of experience creating testing requirements from design documents, functional requirements, wireframes, mock-ups, test case creation and performance of User Acceptance Testing

• Experience gathering requirements, analysis/review and working sessions to construct testable requirements and shape user stories

• Ability to build, review, and execute detailed test cases

• Exceptional written and oral communication skills

• Proactive and analytical problem solver

• Strong analytical, teamwork and problem-solving skills

• Thorough knowledge of User Acceptance Testing structured test methods, procedures and processes in Software Testing

• Experience working in Agile Software Development Lifecycle

• Experience working with SaaS and on-premises multi-platform client/server solutions

• Experience working in Scrum/Kanban directly with development team

• Possesses organizational skills and the ability to multi-task, adapt to change and prioritize work

• Understand interfaces and integrations required to provide technical and business knowledge to customer as needed

• Ability to develop effective, positive working relationships with both internal and external customers

• Experience with test management and traceability tools, such as PractiTest, QualityManager, or Silk Central

• Experience in Cyber Security, DLP, Data Security and Behavior Analytics highly desired

• Bachelor's degree or commensurate experience

• An individual must be able to perform each Essential Function of the job satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the Essential Functions