Acumen Solutions Salesforce Quality Assurance Analyst / Tester in Up to 50% Travel, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Acumen Solutions is hiring a Salesforce Quality Assurance Analyst/Tester in our Chicago, IL, location. *Responsibilities* -Participate in efforts to analyze, specify, and design testing for components in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) -Assist in developing the Performance Testing Strategy and Performance Testing Plans -Develop efficient and accurate Automated Performance test scripts -Execute Functional/Performance Tests using industry standard tools such as QTP, Loadrunner or similar tools Analyze results and provide recommendations for improvements -Work with different technical teams such as Development, Operations, & Architecture to discuss test results (both functional and performance) and troubleshoot issues -Represent the Testing Team in meetings with Business Owners, Tech Managers and other Stakeholders *Requirements* -Bachelor's degree -Must be authorized to work for any U.S. employer -Must be willing to travel up to 50% -1-5 years of related experience in manual & automated testing -Hands on experience with HP Mercury s LoadRunner, QTP and similar tools -Knowledge of XML, JAVA and SOAP or related languages -A high degree of skill in troubleshooting, characterizing, and describing software defects -Strong analytical skills with the ability to learn new information quickly -Strong capabilities performing independently and as part of a cross-functional, team in a fast paced environment -The ability to manage and prioritize own workload effectively -Excellent communication and client-facing skills *Preferred Experience* -Functional and Performance Testing of CRM Applications such as -Knowledge of SOA approach, SCRUM approach/methodologies highly desired -Development background is a bonus