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U.S. Citizen Requirement (Yes or No):
Supplier/Subcontractor will provide services as outlined:
Provide formal testing services, from test plan creation to test case creation to providing formal testing reports for assigned applications
Run manual & automation tests for data-centric back-end, Client/Server & Web/XML applications
Elicit formal and informal requirements for assigned tasks; provide testing services based on said requirements Query and manipulate data using SQL in an Oracle relational database
Create automated tests using internal frameworks or other methods as directed
Demonstrate analytical and quantitative capabilities
Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
Handle multiple concurrent projects with limited oversight
Represent QA with the project team and customers regarding business and technology needs related to requirements gathering and software testing
Manage work within scope of responsibility
Assist other members of the testing team
Suggest and implement improvements to the testing process
FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION OF CANDIDATE NEEDED :
We are looking for an experienced tester able to independently test various applications within a complicated IT database (Oracle) system with multiple independent components. Applications tested could include Web, XML, thick-client, and back-end database applications.
The successful candidate is flexible and has the initiative to work well in a dynamic, agile environment. They can analyze formal specifications and design comprehensive test plans and test cases, covering both explicit and implicit requirements. Relational Database and SQL knowledge is needed to create, modify, and validate test data. Automation or scripting experience is a plus.
The candidate will also need to help improve both their own testing and the capabilities of the team.
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong analytical and quantitative skills
Work well on a team as well as individually
College Degree in computer science, management information systems or related field
4+ years of QA experience in software testing
Ability to pass DoD ADP II vetting
All work conducted on site, no telecommuting
Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite of tools
Application testing on the Windows platform - Client/Server, XML, Browser, and/or back end applications or systems
Working experience with RDBMSs (Oracle preferred) and demonstrated ability to write SQL statements to create, update, and validate data
Experience using issue tracking software such as Jira, BugZilla, or TestTrack Pro
Ability to use one or more scripting/programming languages to automate tasks (such as Visual Basic/VBA, Perl, Python, Ruby, Java)
Desired: Current experience with automated testing tools such as TestPartner, SilkTest, or Quick Test Pro; demonstrated experience independently creating test automation
Desired: Experience using version control systems such as CVS, SVN, VSS, or TFS
Individuals who qualify for and are selected for this position, and do not currently live in the area, must be willing to pay their own expenses to relocate.
Bay State, Inc. (Bay State) was founded and incorporated in the State of Maryland in October 1988, and is a minority, woman-owned, small...