Survey Test Specialist

Employer
Westat
Location
MD - Rockville
Posted
Mar 28, 2018
Closes
Apr 27, 2018
Function
IT, QA Engineer
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.


Job Summary:
Westat is seeking a test specialist to join a team responsible for applying rigorous testing standards to Westat's multimode computer-assisted surveys, integration systems, and websites developed using a variety of technologies. 

Job Responsibilities:
· Develop test cases based on user input and specification. · Use Gemini to track assignments and issues. · Demonstrate proactive drive to meet deadlines. · Conduct manual and automated testing using Selenium or WinParrot. · Create SQL queries to validate test results.

Basic Qualifications:

· A bachelor's degree and 2 years of relevant testing experience is required.

DHS Trusted Tester certification and Certified Tester (IIST or ISTQB) is preferred. Candidates must be able to travel between local Westat offices to support implementation. You should be able to work in a team environment, communicate effectively, and be able to adapt quickly to changing requirements. 
Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.
Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.
Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.