Quality Assurance Specialist

General Physics Corporation Wake Forest, NC
Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist

GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies' solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers.

The QA Specialist will ensure that Maverick Solutions' curriculum standards are upheld to ensure product integrity. This position requires frequent collaboration with Curriculum Product Managers, Technologists, Technical Editors, and Writers. Projects can change suddenly, so the ability to move quickly and change direction at a moment's notice is crucial. You will be providing user acceptance testing (UAT) for a variety of courseware topics and materials. The ability to foster amicable working relationships with team members is essential.

Duties

* Follow project plan and timelines of Curriculum Product Managers throughout the courseware development and updating process.

* Ensure that all courseware is consistent throughout educational simulations and documents.

* Collaborate with Curriculum Product Managers and Lead Technologists to ensure quality standards are met.

* Communicate errors and job hindrances to the assigned Curriculum Product Manager.

* Understand all of Maverick's internal courseware development processes.

* Skills

* Basic writing skills (basic grammar knowledge)

* Ability to ask pertinent questions to Curriculum Product Managers regarding content changes

* Flexibility to meet changing deadlines

* Resourcefulness to quickly learn and apply new skills readily

* Proficiency in MS Word 2016+

* Technical aptitude (i.e., learn new applications quickly)

* Strong teamwork ethic (works amicably with others)

* Strong attention to detail

* Ability to accept criticism and other feedback on content

* Ability to provide clear and concise criticism

Education

* Working towards a degree in Communications, Art, Game Design, Education, English, or other related field

Preferred Qualifications

* 1-2 years of experience with editing or Front End Graphic Design

* 1-2 years of experience with Adobe Cloud and Oracle Cloud

GP Strategies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.