American Electric Power IT Business Syst Anlyst in Columbus, Ohio

Title IT Business Syst Anlyst

Auto req ID 16342BR

Location Columbus, OH

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Information Technology

Relocation No

Job Description

Please note that Education and/or relevant Experience will be used to determine the appropriate salary and salary grade.

IT System Analyst

IT System Analyst Sr.

Job Summary:

Primary responsibilities includeall testing activities within a project from strategy and plan to test execution and defect management.

Responsibilities also include decision-making, risk assessment, task prioritization/assignment, project performance feedback, communication, long term planning, problem/issue/conflict resolution, customer service, and client relations. Assists with or participates in and/or provides guidance for small-scale assignments with minimal direction from senior staff. Assists with the preparation of estimates, evaluations, and recommendations.

Principal Accountabilities:

Understand and review the detailed objectives & requirements, raising clarifications to the product owner as needed

Develop, publish and maintain project test strategy

Develop a test plan for each Sprint and release cycle

Work with the team to refine the Definition of Done

Support development of test cases needed to test acceptance criteria for each story card and deliver a quality product to the customer

Review all test artifacts

Manage defect lifecycle process

Monitor issue/risk/defect process to ensure that problems are fixed, retested, and closed according to the defect management strategy

Monitoring of daily testing progress

Leveraging testing tools such as HP ALM and SharePoint

Engaging other testing leads as needed (Performance Lead and Automation Lead) and coordinate efforts

Provide test metrics and reports

Work with Project Manager, Scrum Master and Product Owner to provide regular progress/status reports, and escalate risks and issues

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

IT System Analyst

EDUCATION: Bachelor degree in relevant field such as Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or Associate degree with 2 years of related experience or High School Diploma/GED with 4 years of related experience. Focus for the Demand BSA is on idea generation and partnering with the business unit (BU) to understand the business goals, drivers, and strategies, and to provide solutions. Focus for the Supply BSA is on technical requirements of the project, testing, and completing deliverables.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 3 years of related experience in addition to any years of experience as noted above.

IT System Analyst Sr.

EDUCATION: Bachelor degree in relevant field such as Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or Associate degree with 2 years of related experience or High School Diploma/GED with 4 years of related experience. Related work experience includes business process analysis, IT project initiation work, liaison between business unit and IT organization.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 7 years of related experience in addition to any years of experience as noted above.

Requirements-Other: These are additional expectations for the job and could include specific work experience, license / certifications, pre-employment testing, expectations about travel, shift work, etc.

7+ years’ experience in software testing, 3-5+ years as a test lead; operates independently, directs test analysts and testers, coordinates test activities with other roles such as project manager, development lead and change management.

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