Job ID: TX-455232017 (97590714)2P

Remote Automation Tester with smoke/regression/black box/white box/manual testing, SQL, mainframe/COBOL/MK4/CICS/JCL testing (must), ADA, Informatica, CDC, load/stress testing, and Oil/Gas industry experience

Location: Austin TX (RRC) The primary work location(s) will be at Work from Home
Duration: 36 months

Minimum Requirements:
8RequiredSkill/understanding of testing to include: Smoke Testing, Regression testing, Black box testing, white box testing, and manual and automation testing
8RequiredKnowledge of Software Quality Assurance or Software Engineering Methodologies
8RequiredWriting, revising, and verifying quality standards and test procedures (including test plans and test cases)
8RequiredReviewing and interpreting business requirements and design specifications and translating them into test procedures
8RequiredUnderstanding of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
8RequiredGood communication skills (interpersonal, listening, written and oral), be self-motivated, organized, thorough, and efficient
4RequiredFamiliarity with database queries and the ability to create input data and verify data updates
2RequiredSkill with Mainframe application testing (one or more of COBOL, JCL, MK4, CICS)
4PreferredGenerating SQL queries and using other data interrogation methods
4PreferredExperience in ADA planning and testing
4PreferredFamiliarity with Informatica and Change Data Capture (CDC) planning and testing
4PreferredUnderstanding of Microsoft, Java, and n-tier web technologies
4PreferredSkill with current web & cloud technologies and testing of web applications
4PreferredExperience in load and stress testing
1PreferredExperience in Oil and Gas industry as well as general compliance and enforcement related projects
1PreferredBachelor’s Degree or equivalent

Railroad Commission of Texas requires the services of One (1) Tester, hereafter referred to as Candidate(s), who meets the general qualifications of QA Associate/Analyst Level 3, and the specifications outlined in this document for the Railroad Commission of Texas.
All work products resulting from the project shall be considered "works made for hire" and are the property of the Railroad Commission of Texas and may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Candidates) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by Texas law. Railroad Commission of Texas will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Candidate(s).

Job Description
The Worker will apply their expert knowledge of QA testing in the RRC agency technology applications (ADA, Informatica, mainframe, Legacy open systems/Java, .NET, Oracle, MS SQL, etc.) to support the needs of internal Mainframe Transformation project teams.

Major responsibilities include performing software testing activities to include participation in or completion of implementation validation actions across multiple test streams, typically under tight deadlines. Work includes developing Quality Assurance (QA) artifacts such as use cases and test cases/scenarios based on software requirements/design; preparation for and completion of test triage activities with large teams or as the only tester; completion of ADA accessibility testing; and reporting on test status and test metrics daily as input for tracking work in the Mainframe Transformation program.

Duties involve use of multiple methods for manual and automated integration, system, and regression testing transactional database applications, including Informatica bridging; data reporting systems; legacy mainframe applications; and testing of applications written in.NET and Java. Work also may involve analyzing user requirements, procedures, and problems to identify improvements to automate processing or to improve existing systems. The QA position may be assigned additional related essential tasks as required to maintain internal and contract-related deadlines.


Remote Automation Tester with smoke/regression/black box/white box/manual testing, SQL, mainframe/COBOL/MK4/CICS/JCL testing (must), ADA, Informatica, CDC, load/stress testing, and Oil/Gas industry experience

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