Works on software projects by reviewing project user stories and working with other organizations (both within and outside of IT) to understand the complete requirements of the project, including the system software architecture, design, internal and external interfaces, use cases, etc.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyze, plan and test web based, mobile and desktop applications through collaboration of epics, user stories and design specifications Consult with users, product owners, scrum masters, development, infrastructure and service desk to determine software/system functionality and scope of epis and user stories Develop original test plans, document test results, scope, risks and provide sign-off for applications utilizing Microsoft Team Foundation Server (Test Manager) Identify, report and manage the lifecycle of all software defects using Microsoft Team Foundation Server Responsible for reviewing and providing peer review feedback for business requirements, user stories, technical design documents and QA test plans Responsible for creating and managing automated test scripts using Telerik Test Studio Use discretion and expert judgment to establish level of effort for QA activities Identify QA tasks and track progress against project plans utilizing TFS or other SDLC management tools Perform configuration management and deployment duties Work closely with UAT team to provide knowledge transfer of application functionality and known issues Work closely with Product Owner, Scrum Master, Developers, other QA members, DBA, Configuration Management, Infrastructure and management in an Agile environment Other projects and duties as assigned
Strong knowledge of SQL and able to write complex queries Advanced knowledge of SDLC (eg, Agile, Scrum) and QA methodologies (eg, Smoke, Functional, Integration, Regression, System, Black box, White box, Performance, Load and Boundary testing) Must possess experience testing tiered web based applications (eg, ASP.Net MVC, HTML, XML) utilizing a relational database Back End (eg, Oracle, SQL) Strong planning and execution skills Ability to work with minimal supervision and a self-starter Effective time management, detail oriented, and strong organizational skills Possess strong analytical and troubleshooting skills Self-motivated team player with the ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment Ability to work as a part of a team as well as independently Advanced knowledge of configuration management including Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) a plus Advanced knowledge of source control tools and methodologies Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server configuration including IIS, app pools, services, etc. Knowledge of Microsoft Team Foundation a plus Strong knowledge of QA automation techniques and best practices preferably using Telerik Test Studio Solid working knowledge of key QA technologies and tools Ability to manage competing priorities for multiple projects
Education and/or Experience: ( includes certificate & licenses )
Must be able to successfully pass National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) background investigation
This job description supersedes all prior job descriptions and is intended to describe the general content and essential requirements for the position listed above. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of requirements, duties and responsibilities. Management reserves the right to add or change the duties of this position as required at any time.
QTC Management Inc. is a VEVRAA Federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company has an ongoing commitment to affirmative action and the creation of a workplace free of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. The company recruits, hires, trains, and promotes individuals in all job titles without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, people with disabilities protected under law, and protected veteran status.
Experience Required9 - 14 years: QA Experience in a High-Tech Environment Education RequiredBachelors or better Skills PreferredTeam PlayerOrganizationVerbal CommunicationWritten CommunicationInterpersonalExecuting Multiple TasksAnalytical Behaviors PreferredTeam Player: Works well as a member of a groupDetail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done wellDedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations PreferredWork-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of workSelf-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside helpGrowth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibilityGoal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
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