Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Applications Tester

Location: Northern VA, VA
Date Posted: 08-17-2018
We have a client currently searching for a QA Tester to assess software quality through manual and automated testing. You will be responsible for finding and reporting bugs and glitches. In this role, you should have a keen eye for detail and excellent communication skills. If you are also competent in executing test cases and are passionate about quality, we’d like to meet you.
Ultimately, you will ensure that our products, applications and systems work correctly.
Required skills...
  • ALL APPLICANTS MUST HOLD AN ACTIVE TS/SCI WITH BACKGROUND/POLY
  • Demonstrated experience writing test scripts and developing functional tests.
  • Demonstrated experience training in the appropriate use of test automation tools such as Selenium, LoadRunner, TestComplete (SmartBear), Junit, TestStudio.
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile development methodologies and test driven development.
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing debugging techniques and diagnostic tools to identify software system defects.
  • Demonstrated experience developing test plans and identifying the most appropriate implementation approach for a given test.
Nice to have...
  • Familiarity with server side solutions such as Apache, Tomcat, Glassfish, IIS, WebLogic.
  • Demonstrated experience with UNIX, Linux, and Windows operating systems.
  • Exposure to programming concepts in Java, C#, Ruby or an equivalent language.
  • Demonstrated experience with scripting technologies such as Perl, Ant, Rake, Maven or RPM.
  • Familiarity with software CM tools such as Nexus, SVN, Git, CVS, Team Foundations Server.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment, exhibiting oral and written communication skills and experience juggling competing priorities.
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