The quality assurance (QA) associate ensures that a new product in development (usually software) meets standards for operating and usage. Frequently, this individual attempts to "break" the product under development, and report their experiences, successes, and failures to the team to use in future iterations or versions.
Quality Assurance (QA) Associate Tasks
Investigate and diagnose quality complaints, track down components, and recommend corrective actions.
Verify logs, databases, and other data to track and flag quality concerns and improvements.
Work with organization members to audit, identify quality problems, and improve operational processes.
Write, maintain, and disseminate quality manuals and other documentation.