Halfaker & Associates LLC Senior Software Tester in Woodlawn, Maryland

Senior Software Tester

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Job Description

Halfaker and Associates, LLC, an award winning high growth small business, creates innovative and customer-centric technology solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Software Engineering and IT Infrastructure to improve the health, security and well-being of all Americans. Our commitment to excellence and our vision to “Continue to Serve” has resulted in steady growth and an expanding client base across government agencies in the health, defense, security and intelligence sectors. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we have employees nationwide and were recently named a 2018 Top Work Place by the Washington Post. Please take a moment to browse through our website and learn more about what it means to serve with Halfaker.

Halfaker has an opening for a Senior Software Tester to join our talented, dynamic team. The key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Develop, document and maintain functional, regression, 508, and mobile test cases and other test artifacts. For example, test data, data validation and automated scripts.

  • Analyze requirements, execute and evaluate test cases and report test results.

  • Adapt in an Agile environment with rapidly changing requirements.

  • Hold and facilitate test plan/test case reviews with cross-functional team members.

  • Support all aspects of user acceptance testing by the primary customer and/or users.

  • Adapt test automation to suit project needs.

  • Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes.

  • Create clear and detail-oriented test plans and test cases.

  • Liaise with development and the operation’s team to assist in trouble shooting post production issues.

  • Experience and expert knowledge in back-end testing, DB2, API testing, mainframe and SQL Server environments.

  • Knowledge of Section 508 standards and 508 testing experience with JAWS software.

  • Demonstrated effective time management skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced agile environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while producing quality work products

  • Experience with the following tools: ALM, JIRA, Confluence, Putty, SQL queries, Load Runner, UFT, Selenium experience is a plus.

  • Perform root cause analysis / diagnosis of issues that occur on testing and production systems

Required Skills

  • Expert in MS Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project Schedule)

  • Experience with ticketing system tools like SNOW (ServiceNow)

  • Strong attention to detail and thorough in the completion of work tasks

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience in Mainframe Skills like (TSO/ISPF, DB2, MVS JCL, FTP Processing)

  • Experience with collaboration tools, like SharePoint, Jira

Required Experience

  • At least 2 years of experience using Agile scrum.

  • At least 7 years of experience performing software testing.

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science or relevant field

  • 7 years’ experience in SDLC process.

Halfaker and Associates, LLC, is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Location

Woodlawn, Maryland, United States

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