[Jobposts] Linspire, Inc.- QA Analyst - San Diego, CA

Theresa Brennan theresa.brennan at linspire.com
Tue Oct 25 09:31:57 EST 2005

*Linspire, Inc.
San Diego, CA USA

QA Analyst (Operating Systems) - OS0211:*
We need a capable, flexible, enthusiastic and positive individual join 
our Operating Systems Team as a QA Analyst.

The essential responsibilities of this position will include: Coordinate 
and manage testing activities of the operating system. Design, execute, 
and maintain test plans and test cases. Interview development engineers 
as well as international project teams in both group and individual 
settings to clearly determine the test requirements for a project or 
release. Collaborate with engineers, QA colleagues and project managers 
to understand the requirements for testing. Manage database of test 
cases: identify, document, and update existing test plans of the English 
and international versions of the operating system. Work closely with 
project managers to prioritize defects, assist in the timely resolution 
of defects, and verify defect fixes. Engage the insider community in 
reviewing components of the operating system: solicit support to help 
validate and test packages. Maintain an insider bug tracking system: 
including responding and reporting, tracking progress and resolving 
issues. Liaise with the international QA teams of our key partners.

REQUIREMENTS - You must be self-motivated to complete task independently 
and communicate effectively with a technical team. You should have a 
good understanding of the product release cycle and a good understanding 
of QA methodologies (ISO9000, CMM) and terminologies, as well as an 
understanding of the software development life cycle. 3+ years 
experience as a QA Analyst in a software development environment (or 
comparable practical experience). Practical experience with Unix or 
Linux. Good understanding of bash scripting and functional programming 
languages. Good grasp of defect tracking systems (preferably Bugzilla). 
Experience testing software within different deployment environments 
(Linux, Windows). Experience with web technologies such as HTML, XML, 
Java, and JavaScript.

QUALIFICATIONS - Outstanding written and verbal communication skills for 
technical and non-technical audiences. Strong analytical and 
organizational skills, strong attention to detail. Good understanding of 
project management and problem solving skills. Comfortable working under 
tight deadlines, with minimal supervision, to deliver high-quality products

EDUCATION - BS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline (or 
comparable experience)

Please send your resume and salary requirements to jobs at linspireinc.com 
<mailto:jobs at linspireinc.com> and reference job #OS0211 in the subject line.

No telecommuting, work Visa required.

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