QA Tester

5 days ago
$50 - $60/hour (Estimated)Reston, VAClientSolv Technologies
Job Description

We are seeking a QA Tester for a contract-to-hire opportunity in Reston, VA. In this role, you will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and implementing System/Integration testing strategy, test plans, test processes, test scenarios, and test cases. Additional responsibilities of this role are as follows:


  • Performs Systems Testing
  • Identify and prepare test data for testing using SQL queries
  • Communicate with Business/Systems Analysts and Developers to understand/clarify requirements
  • Identify, report, and manage defects in defect tracking system
  • Provide status reports per Project requirements and provide input to the Project Plans and Processes
  • Identify and communicate risks to Project team
  • Provide regular updates to the Test/Project Manager
  • Provide technical information for Change Requests meetings
  • Participate in systems requirement reviews and team meetings when necessary
  • Maintain Project’s test and automation documentation
  • Participate in Systems Integration Testing with vendors or clients under test lead’s guidance
  • Participate in collection and review of quantitative data related to software testing and development activities for measurement and analysis as required.
  • Maintain testing work products to comply with PPQA reviews and audits which is to ensure compliance with documented plans, procedures, and standards as required.

Qualifications

  • 6+ years’ experience with software quality assurance required with some experience in large scaled complex projects
  • Worked with web based applications.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with SQL for creating/modifying queries is a must.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Test Plan and Test Case writing and defect management and use of various test management tools
  • Experience with automation tools, using basic Unix for file manipulation and basic shell scripting, XML creation and validation tools
  • Familiar with programming language like Python, Java and scripting languages like HTML, JavaScript
  • Experience testing web services/API using tools such as SOAP UI, Postman
  • Worked in AWS and DevOps.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Thorough understanding of all phases of SDLC required and various testing types such as Systems, Integration, UAT etc.

Personal/Soft Skills:

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to do presentations and walk throughs with Systems and Business personnel
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment under deadlines in a changing environment.
  • Ability to successfully execute many complex tasks simultaneously,
  • Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently
  • Must be organized and detail oriented

Additional Skills / Knowledge Preferred:

  • Healthcare Industry experience is a plus.
  • Experience testing in Agile/SCRUM environments
  • Experience with CMMI Maturity Level 3 organizations.
  • Worked in Microservices architecture environment is a plus

Education Requirement:

BS/BA - Preferred field of study: Computer Science; Engineering; Math; or Statistics


Additional Information

This role will be based onsite in Reston, VA. This role will convert a full time employee after the first 6 months of the contract duration. Due to the Federal projects being supported, applicants must be authorized to work for any employer without sponsorship.