Job ID: VA-583221 (96491211)
Automation Tester with SQL, UI/back-end, agile, IBM Rational Tea Concert/JIRA/VersionOne and mobile/web/POS/financial/HR testing experience
Location: 2901 Hermitage Rd Richmond VA (Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control)
Duration: 9 months
Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience Expertise Rating
SQL Queries Required 5 Years
Writing test plans and test scripts Required 5 Years
Experience testing web and client applications Required 5 Years
*local candidates strongly preferred
*ALL candidates MUST be able to attend a personal interview, NO phone interviews, NO Skype, NO exceptions
Experience with front-end, UI and back-end validation testing. Thorough understanding of various browsers user agents and compatibility testing. Knowledge of SQL and database interaction. Strong analytical skills; attention to details.
Work alongside software developers, business analysts, product owners and other system specialists to gather and interpret user/system requirements. Produce well-structured, documented and maintainable test scripts for manual testing that support the software test cycle within the SDLC. Participate in the development and support of the testing program aimed at supporting multiple testing efforts simultaneously. Create clearly documented defect reports for anomalies found during test procedures. Validate that user expectations are achieved during the testing process. Develop and establish quality assurance measures and testing standards for new applications, and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout their development/product lifecycles.
Strong analytical skills; attention to details. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a software development team. Basic understanding of Java or other object-oriented programming languages. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Experience working in an Agile or iterative development environment. Knowledge of test automation and best practices. Experience with IBM Rational Team Concert, or another similar system (JIRA, VersionOne, etc). Experience testing mobile, web, POS (Point-of-sale), financial and human resource applications preferred. A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems is preferred. Extensive current experience in software testing is required.