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Software Test Engineer (611) (05/06/2015)

Rockville, MD

Individual contributor working independently under general guidelines established by supervisor; receives overall instructions on specific testing assignments.  Errors in judgment or failure to achieve assigned results would normally require a minimal expenditure of resources to rectify.  Principal accountabilities include developing test cases from approved project requirements and design, executing test cases and recording results, following established project standards for testing and defect management, working directly with Development and Functional team areas to resolve defects, escalation of items as appropriate to gain resolution, work cooperatively with Development throughout project lifecycle, and weekly reporting to test lead/manager on progress and issues. Unique skills & experience must include 8 yrs SDLC experience with at  6yrs in testing, test automation tool experience, strong verbal and written communication skills,  experience with reporting metrics on progress, highly organized with excellent attention to detail, and experience in testing multi-tiered applications or transaction processing systems is desired.

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Primary Skills

  • 6 years hands-on test experience
  • Well versed with requirements analysis, Test case writing from design documents and use cases
  • Experience in mapping requirements to test cases and the ability to come-up with ideas to enhance the existing process of Requirement Traceability
  • Expertise in back end testing – RDBMS/SQL Skills. Ability to read, write and execute SQL queries
  • Expertise in creating test data for different test phases using command line utilities and tools.
    • Ability to capture and document test evidence
    • Familiarity with one or more defect tracking tools (JIRA, Clear quest, etc.)
    • Testing experience in web/java environments as well as transactional (batch) testing
    • Proven team player with strong interpersonal skills possessing a demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects with varying priorities.
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Strong analytical skills
      • Healthcare Experience (Optional) – PLUS
      • Experience on performance and automation testing (Optional) - PLUS

Secondary Skills

Bachelors or Masters in Engineering (Preferably computer science)

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