Quality Assurance Analyst

Job Location(s) US-Remote
Job ID
IDG Communications
Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)


IDG is the world’s leading technology media, event, data and marketing services company operating at the intersection of media and marketing technology.  We influence the most powerful tech buyers in the world — from business technologists to enthusiasts and everyone in between.


IDG Communications’ vision is to make the world a better place by enabling the right use of technology. As the leading global media and data company powered by 1st party relationships, our collaborative, innovative and customer focused culture fosters success for our customers and our employees.


Upon joining IDG, you can expect a stable, consultative, and hard charging work environment along with an office culture that rewards, recognizes, and respects achievement.


We offer competitive salaries, an outstanding benefits package and an atmosphere dedicated to advancing our passion in providing cutting-edge advertising & marketing solutions for our clients.


The QA Analyst will be responsible for day-to-day test preparation and test execution activities.  The QA Analyst will be responsible for the validation of front-end and back-end systems.  This includes understanding processes and functionality, knowledge of the overall systems in use, mapping of required interfaces, and understanding of data requirements.  This role requires the individual to work closely with offshore QA manager and/or test lead in the creation and execution of test deliverables, analysis of test results, detection and documentation of defects, and validation of bug fixes.     




  • Ability to manage and execute complex test scenarios
  • Responsible for the creation of testing artifacts including but not limited to test cases, test scripts, test plans, test conditions, and expected test results.
  • Responsible for mapping of test cases to business requirements and functional designs.
  • Creating and reviewing testing deliverables.
  • Documentation of test execution results.
  • Performing negative testing.
  • Troubleshooting and reviewing log/queues.
  • Documentation of defects.
  • Attending daily stand-up meetings with project team providing detailed analysis when requested.
  • Using appropriate QA test management tools.
  • Creating test results and defect reports.
  • Working with onshore teams to obtain needful information.
  • Support QA Lead as required.
  • Perform required performance testing preparation/execution activities.
  • Perform required testing automation preparation/execution activities.
  • Verification of environments.
  • Team player.
  • Deliver projects on budget and on time!


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. Computer Science, Business Administration).
  • Possesses a minimum of 4-6 years of QA experience.
  • Has prior testing experience & familiar with testing tools such as SmartBear products.
  • Good understanding of testing methodologies and testing processes.
  • Understands software development life cycle process and various testing techniques including a proficiency in system testing.
  • Work collaboratively within a cross-functional team.
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies.
  • Good documentation and communication skills & attention to detail.
  • Ability to work off-business hours as needed.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in Advertising, Marketing, Media
  • Background in business analysis
  • Experience in testing API’s (REST, SOAP or application proprietary API’s)       

Other:  Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Requests for reasonable accommodation based on disability or religion will be considered on an individual basis.


Please upload a formatted version of your resume and cover letter during the application process.


IDG is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.


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