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Quality Assurance Analyst

Department: Quality Assurance
Location: Las Vegas
Reports to: Quality Assurance Supervisor
FLSA Status: Salaried, Non-Exempt

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Vanguard Integrity Professionals provides enterprise security software for large enterprises and government agencies that need to solve complex security challenges and meet regulatory compliance requirements. Vanguard’s security management, identity authentication, and auditing and compliance solutions are easy to use and provide a rapid return on investment. With Vanguard’s solutions, major corporations and government agencies can lock down their mainframes, networks and cloud-based systems.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities


The QA Analyst will be working in mixed environment of operating systems to include z/OS, z/VM, Windows, UNIX, LINUX, AIX and ISeries. The primary responsibilities include installation and test changes to Vanguard’s software products, develop and maintain test cases, assure regression, integration and system testing is efficiently and accurately performed across the enterprise suite of software.

The Senior Quality Assurance Analyst will work with software developers and customer service personnel, as needed, to ensure the highest quality product is provided to our clients. Although this is an office-based position through which the incumbent will exclusively use telephone and other remote equipment to communicate with clients, reasonable accommodations will be made for the incumbent to perform the following tasks:


  • Install software via standard methods including MSI on windows and SMP/E on z/OS platforms.
  • Validate and test all Vanguard products.
  • Work with developers to understand the feature and functions of assigned software solutions.
  • Working with the technical writers, develop and execute appropriate software testing scripts.
  • Successfully execute scripts to test all features and functions of developed software solutions.
  • Participate in efforts to successfully reproduce and close all client tickets and exceed associated measurements from which new software solution were developed.

Qualifications/Skills and Abilities

    • 5 plus years of experience and knowledge using current Quality Assurance methodologies to conduct Quality Assurance testing, required.
    • Experience and knowledge in the use of Automated Testing Tools, preferred.
    • Extensive knowledge of the system development life cycle (SDLC), required.
    • 5+ years of experience with z/OS, including a working knowledge of JCL, ISPF and SDSF, and RACF.
    • Experience with project management and planning tools, preferred.
    • QA professional certifications, preferred.
    • Programming experience, preferred.
    • Additional experience with conducting testing in other non-mainframe environments, preferred.
    • Ability to work independently and be productive.

Vanguard Integrity Professionals is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Vanguard Integrity Professionals are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.