Job ID :
2870
Company :
DC Government
Location :
washington, DC
Type :
Contract
Duration :
10 Months
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
5 years ago
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Short Description:

 

The QA consultant must have at least 6 years of experience in software testing methodology and software development life cycle.

 

Complete Description:

The analyst will also be responsible for performing unit testing, integration testing, performance testing, functional testing, client acceptance testing, user interface testing, batch process testing, and production support testing of these various software products using the plans, tools and scripts developed.  Participation in design specification reviews and technical documentation reviews is essential to performing these duties.  The analyst’s technical skills will be utilized to construct various testing tools and scripts to be used by other testing analysts.  Also, the applicant will create testing and performance summary reports clearly communicating to management all testing results.  Finally, the analyst will help prioritize defects to be fixed using an understanding of the business requirements and the needs of the customer.

 

The following essential duties and responsibilities for this position include:

•          Contribute to the entire software development life cycle from initial business requirements to deployment & production support

•          Answer client support questions via phone and email

•          Design & implement test scenarios & case (with focus on integration & batch processing scenarios)

•          Create & implement test plans and test scripts (with focus on integration & batch processing testing)

•          Design & development of testing tools for test automation & support

•          Lead all technical testing efforts including integration testing & performance testing

•          Ensure QoS (quality of service) levels of software products through performance test benchmarking

•          Provide production support of software products by investigating and recreating reported defects

•          Work with multiple database interfaces and be familiar with standard web architectures

•          Train and mentor other analysts in testing methodology and the software development life cycle

•          Assist in implementation of QA standards and continual improvement activities

 

Behavior Characteristics:

Good interpersonal skills. Good written and oral skills and very detailed oriented.

Excels at working in a project environment and across-functional teams.

 

 

Skills:

Overall knowledge of and experience with SDLC and QA methodologies   

Required         6          Years   3 - Expert

Experience in a Windows/SQL environments           

Required         6          Years   3 - Expert

Experience with database testing and writing SQL queries  

Required         6          Years   3 - Expert

Experience in testing reports

Required         6          Years   3 - Expert

Experience in Internet/Web related applications Testing    

Required         6          Years   3 - Expert

Experience with databases (Oracle, SQL)     

Required         6          Years   2 - Proficient

Past Development experience           

Desired            6          Years   2 - Proficient

Knowledge of backend/black box testing      

Required         6          Years   2 - Proficient

Familiarity with Quality Center         

Required         6          Years   1 - Basic

Experience with HP Quality Center including version 10.0 for test and defect management

Required         6          Years   3 - Expert

Experience automating PeopleSoft/Web application test cases using QTP including versions 10/11

Required         6          Years   3 - Expert

Experience with Health Benefit Exchange testing    

Highly desired 3          Years   3 - Expert

Experience with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)         

Required         6          Years   3 - Expert

Bachelor's degree       Required