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Testing Analyst

Date: Sep 14, 2022

Location: Nashville, TN, US, 37228

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS)  is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment and boilers, offering a comprehensive line featuring the best-known brands in North America and China, The company also manufactures water purification and water softening products for residential and light commercial applications.


A.O. Smith was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  The company employs people to make our products in the United States, Canada, Mexico, India, China, the Netherlands, the UK and Turkey.


Why would I want to work for A. O. Smith?


Our company was founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin over 140 years ago by the Smith family and we’ve been manufacturing innovators ever since. We take pride in our company’s values and reputation for integrity, and we’re also proud of the A. O. Smith innovations that make life better for people all over the world. If you want to join a team with integrity and a mission to make life better for others, you can take the first step here.

What is great about this opportunity?

  • You will be joining a stable, but growing organization committed to strong financial performance, strategic acquisitions, global expansion and the highest ethical standards of conduct.
  • You will be representing a company that makes products that improve quality of life and are considered top of the line.
  • You will be joining a cohesive team that believes in the goals we share and supports each other in accomplishing our shared goals


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of related work experience or training. 
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal, communication skills required. 
  • Demonstrated expertise in test strategy definition and execution. 
  • Ability to take complex situations and simplify to aid in change management communication. 
  • Ability to be open to change; strong listening skills. 
  • Ability to lead team discussions, solicit input and facilitate decisions in a professional manner. 
  • Ability to multi-task and organize effectively to meet users' expectations while working as part of a larger team. 
  • Great organization and time management skills with the desire to complete projects on time. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Work, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point.
  • History of leveraging technology to solve business problems, where appropriate. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 


  • Support overall testing approach for the portfolio. This includes defining a test strategy, validating data requirements and planning and managing the environments needed for testing (working with the Production Support & Basis teams).
  • Responsibility for the planning, management and co-ordination of all testing activities within BTS projects and evaluating risk potential during all stages of development.
  • Define and monitor Testing/QA processes while continually improving the overall software quality and turnaround for changes.
  • Working closely with the Functional and Technical resources to establish appropriate test scenarios to achieve the design target quality objectives. 
  • Collaborate with end users and project teams, including vendors to define the testing strategy. 
  • Help to set up priorities to balance "desirable" against "practical" testing strategies.
  • Liaise with project manager to mange expectations for the testing stages of projects. 
  • Ensure that traceability exists between requirements, tests, and results for each run and defects, and that a suitable process is in place to handle the effect on testing on changes in requirement. 
  • Report quality metrics each week as defined by the testing lead. 
  • Scope, Plan, and Manage testing activities ranging from unit testing, integration to user acceptance testing. 
  • Identify and analyze defect for prioritization and routing to appropriate team for resolution. 
  • Manage the creation and execution of appropriate test cases and schedules
  • Ability and desire to mentor and share Testing/ QA knowledge with team members. 
  • Obtain formal sign-off approvals for UAT completion and store this documentation as part of the project enclosure requirements. 
  • Facilitate test planning workshops with relevant stakeholders 
  • Ensure that data requirements are managed to support testing. 


We Offer

Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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