NCAOC - Sr Software Quality Control Engineer - Senior (638204) 10/19/2020 06/30/2021 901 Corporate Center Drive Raleigh,NC In Person Only
NCAOC requires a Sr. Software Tester to perform quality control and assurance on the integrated case/financial management system and ensure the legacy system performs correctly during roll-out. Other roles to consider:
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The North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts seeks qualified Senior Software Tester to support its mission to protect and preserve the rights and liberties of all the people by providing a fair, independent, and accessible forum for the just, timely, and economical resolution of their legal affairs.
The NCAOC has signed a contract with a vendor to provide an integrated case/financial management system to replace multiple legacy applications. Each Senior Software Tester position is responsible for testing vendor base solution for the implementation effort. S/he is responsible for testing within assigned areas of responsibility (e.g. data migration, training planning and execution, business process reviews, etc.).
The Senior Software Tester position is responsible for working all phases in software development life cycle with experience in different methodologies (i.e. agile, iterative, waterfall, etc.) with emphasis on agile. This position will have the responsibilities for the analysis, verification, and validation of products or services meeting the specified requirements for large vendor solution systems. Other responsibilities are understanding business workflow, configuration, monitoring and evaluating testing results against predetermined objectives, and applying recommended actions for improvements, creating test data, test estimates, performance testing, coordinating, and conducting readiness meetings. The person in this position will work closely with project manager, business analysts and developers. The individual must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and have the ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form, work with minimal assistance, and the ability to establish and maintain a good working relationship within and outside the Quality Control and Testing teams.
Primary responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following:
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Understand the technical details of the project/application/system.
Prepare and execute SQL commands to manage and verify data
Develop, publish, and execute test cases and test scripts for complex, distributed applications throughout the project life cycle
Create, manage, and maintain efficiencies in the automated script execution and script development using Selenium web driver in addition to keeping abreast of automation best practices.
Create, execute, and automate SOAP UI scripts for Web Services testing.
Develop test plans and user acceptance tests; and develop test data as needed.
Execute sanity, smoke, functional, security, regression, stress/performance, and load testing based on projects, applications, and services.
Participate in production implementation verification.
This position reports to the PMO and QA Administrator. Staff work hours are typically 8:00 AM 5:00 PM, Monday Friday. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:
Knowledge of: software development life cycle; system testing best practices and methodologies; web application UI modeling and dynamic web applications; white box, gray box, and black box test development; and Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Skills in: testing web applications, web services, and infrastructure applications; relational databases (e.g., SQL Server, DB2, Oracle), data modeling, SQL, and XML; automated testing tools (SOAP UI, Selenium Web Driver); and sanity, functional, regression, security, performance, and load testing.
Ability to: work with minimal assistance with a can-do attitude, understand the technical details of projects, applications, and systems; write test cases and execute testing within a web service environment; create test data to meet testing needs, establish processes for collecting data, data entry, and prioritizing defects reports for defect tracking tools, etc.; create traceability matrix of test cases to requirements; and work with cross functional teams.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field, and three (3) years of experience in an appropriate field of electronic data processing; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Management requires applicants with:
Seven (7) or more years of experience testing web applications and web services.
Four (4) or more years of experience with rational databases and SQL and ETL.
Four (4) or more years of automation testing using Selenium using Web Driver.
Four (4) or more years of web service testing using SOAP UI.
|Skill ||Required / Desired ||Amount ||of Experience |
|Agile Methodology experience ||Highly desired ||4 ||Years |
|Selenium - Web Driver - in depth knowledge required, not just exposure ||Required ||4 ||Years |
|Ability to work in a fasted-pace environment ||Required ||6 ||Years |
|SQL, relational database, and ability to read a data model. ||Required ||4 ||Years |
|Experience with security testing ||Required ||2 ||Years |
|All types of testing (performance, functional, load, web services, data creation, persistent layer verification, stress, etc.) ||Required ||7 ||Years |
|SOAP UI utilizing REST requests - in depth knowledge, not just exposure ||Required ||4 ||Years |
|Experience with large-scale web based (COTS) project ||Highly desired ||4 ||Years |
|Proficient in various SDLC (agile, iterative, etc.), not just automation tester. ||Required ||7 ||Years |
| ||Description |
|Question 1 ||Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement? |
|Question 2 ||Candidates are working remotely until all staff return to site. The candidate will need to come onsite the first day to pick up equipment. Do you accept this requirement? |
|Question 3 ||Candidate must be able to attend a webcam interview and live locally. Do you accept this requirement? |
|Question 4 ||Please list candidate's email address HERE that will be used when submitting E-RTR. |
|Question 5 ||Please indicate how soon this candidate is available to start work. Vendors are encouraged to submit candidates that are available for the duration of the assignment. |
|Question 6 ||Vendor must disclose to the agency if the candidate will be subcontracted at the time of submission. Do you accept this requirement? |
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|Question 8 ||Payment for all approved hours will be paid at the straight hourly rate regardless of the total hours worked by the engaged resource. It is the responsibility of the supplier to adhere to any applicable compensation laws including payment for overtime hours. Do you accept this requirement? |