Software Test Specialist
Job Description A cents € " Software Test Specialist: This position requires blackbox testing activities to support the development of Clinical Trials Research Management applications for CTIS, which is a CMMI Level 3 certified company. The job entails providing thorough test coverage, based on the project requirements, and identifying, reporting, and validating defects. This is a temporary position, lasting approximately 3 months. The responsibilities include: Project-related Responsibilities: A' . Define verification plans A' . Use critical thinking to design and execute test cases / scenarios A' . Identify, investigate, and prioritize software defects A' . Participate in peer reviews of requirements and related documents A' . Write SQL scripts to inspect data loaded to database in support of verification activities A' . Work within Rational tool suite or Atlassian tool suite A' . Run and analyze results from automated test scripts A' . Effectively communicate with project manager and other team members both orally and in writing Functional Responsibilities: A' . Share acquired skills with team members A' . Mentor more junior members of the software testing team Understanding of following technical concepts/tools/etc.: A' . Software testing methodology A' . Software development processes and relevant best practices A' . Testing and change management tools, eg, ClearQuest, Atlassian/JIRA A' . Basic relational database concepts Non-technical skills: A' . Excellent written and verbal communication skills A' . Follow through with commitments A' . Methodical approach and attention to detail A' . Customer focus A' . Ability to work both independently and as part of a team Required Skills A cents € " Software Test Specialist: A' . 2+ years experience in software testing including black-box testing, scenario-based testing, and regression testing of web-based and client server applications A' . A cents € oeHands-onA cents € experience working as a tester within the Rational tool suite or Atlassian tool suite A' . BS/BA, BS in technical discipline preferred A' . Experience testing applications in MS Windows using different browser versions A' . Working knowledge of MS-Office applications Desired Skills A cents € " Software Test Specialist: A' . Experience working under the Agile metholodgy A' . Experience with automated testing tools A' . Knowledge of clinical trials and their conduct A' . Experience working in a CMMI environment About CTIS CTIS is a Rockville, MD, based health informatics solutions company with over 19 years of experience. We provide informatics-based systems and solutions that cover a wide spectrum of healthcare and research disciplines and positively impact the data accuracy, processes, and decision-making capabilities of healthcare professionals. Our comprehensive systems are interoperable, scalable, and harmonized to serve the informatics, day-to-day operational and analytic needs of our clients. With professional development, training, and technical certification for our employees as a priority, CTIS continually looks for motivated, talented and career-oriented individuals to join our diversified workforce. It is only through truly dedicated project teams that CTIS can achieve success and reshape the growing health informatics industry. With outstanding pay, benefits, and recognition, CTIS is the logical choice for your next career advancement.