Manual Tester/Test Engineer

US-VA-Chantilly
2018-1455

Overview

This position is for a test specialist to perform manual functional testing in support of healthcare information technology application verification activities.  The candidate will serve as a manual tester as part of an overall test team and will be responsible for providing requirements review, analysis, and testing for various applications. The test specialist is responsible for performing manual testing of applications, both functional and non-functional testing. The ideal candidate will also adapt to different responsibilities, execute a wide variety of tasks, respect teammates, and show a passion for self-improvement. The Test Specialist will create test plans, prepare test documentation including test scripts, test execution logs, regression logs, defect logs, and requirements traceability matrices, and construct functional and integration test cases. This position requires experience in manual and automated testing. The Test Specialist will assist Quality Management in extracting meaningful test metrics for Requirements, Test Execution, and Defect analysis. 

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

  • Possess and apply a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments.
  • Plan major technology assignments.
  • Evaluate performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success.
  • Function as a technical expert across multiple project assignments.
  • Work closely with product owners and developers to define the testing methodology required for applications development in a reliable and scalable environment
  • Work closely with Product Owners to understand product specifics and to create corresponding test strategies.
  • Develop executable test procedures for interactive applications.
  • Design test scenarios, test plans, and test scripts
  • Evaluate existing test scenarios and test plans.
  • Update existing test scenarios, test plans, and test scripts as necessary.
  • Create project resource estimates, define metrics to track completion phase, defect reports, defect prevention, development efficiency and quality.
  • Manage updates to testing-related artifacts, including the test execution log, regression log, requirements traceability matrix, defect log, and userguide.
  • Able to work in fast paced Agile development environment.
  • Execute testing on both Web front end and back end systems.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or comparable experience
  • 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Software Quality Assurance.
  • 4+ years’ experience in developing test strategies, plans and scripts.
  • 3+ years’ experience with Java Script, HTML5 and CSS3
  • 3+ years’ experience with backend services testing
  • 3+ years’ experience with test data set up.
  • Experience using version control (Git, subversion, etc)
  • Selected applicants will be subject to a government investigation and must meet eligibility requirements and obtain Government-granted access. 

 

Desired Skills

  • Experience in automation testing and writing test scripts using ruby
  • Experience with:
    • Java
    • SQL Server
    • MongoDB
    • Web Logic

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