IT Tester (Remote)

Employer
Westat
Location
Rockville , MD
Posted
Jul 27, 2022
Closes
Aug 16, 2022
Function
IT
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.

Job Summary:
Westat is seeking an IT tester who can perform tests at all stages of application development, including functional, usability, integration, regression, smoke, load/stress, and performance testing. You will work closely with developers and non-technical project staff.
 
Job Responsibilities:
•    Create, maintain, and execute Test Plans, Manual Test Cases, Automated Test Scripts, and SQL Queries to develop testing data points.
•    Validate test results, as well as other system documentation, including Test Plans, Requirements Traceability Matrices, and Integration.
•    Verification and Validation of test summary reports.
•    Develop, execute, and maintain automated test suites across multiple environments: Web, Web Services, Oracle and back-end applications.
 
Basic Qualifications:
•    A bachelor's degree with at least 3-5 years of testing and test automation experience is required.
•    U.S. Citizenship required by contract
 
Preferred Qualifications:
•    Testing experience with Java, .NET, and Oracle-based software applications as well as reporting and tracking issues using the bug-tracking software JIRA.
•    Demonstrated experience in executing regression, functional, and system software testing functions; analyzing and verifying results; producing test summaries and creating defect report.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
•    Excellent attention to detail as well as organizational, communication, and collaboration skills.

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

Protecting the health and safety of our employees and survey participants is a top priority for Westat. As a federal government contractor, Westat will require Westat staff, regardless of work location, to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon hire and to follow all safety protocols, subject to approved accommodations under applicable law.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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