Survey Application Tester

MD - Rockville
Jan 09, 2019
Jan 23, 2019
IT, QA Engineer
Full Time

Job Summary
We are seeking test specialists to join a test team responsible for applying rigorous testing standards to Westat's software applications and systems. Testers will use established testing processes and must be able to apply a structured workflow and use specialized software testing tools. The systems you test will include those for computer-assisted surveys, data transfer, and automated data capture.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Candidates must be able to work in a team environment, communicate effectively, possess strong software testing skills, and be able to adapt quickly to changing requirements. Additional KSAs include:

§ Ability to follow and execute detailed written and oral instructions

§ Ability to test case development and execution using UI specs and requirements

§ Ability to use Gemini or similar bug tracker

§ Attention to detail

§ Deadline driven

§ Dependable

§ Experience using Microsoft Excel

§ Good attendance

Minimum Qualifications 

§ A High School Diploma or GED is required to apply

§ Candidates must be able to work at our Rockville/ Gaithersburg, Maryland offices

§ Must be able to work Monday through Friday from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm each week

§ Must be able to work full-time, 40 hours/week

Preferred Qualifications

§ Prior Westat Experience

§ At least six-month prior application/system testing experience

These assignments are temporary, hourly positions. Benefits are based on hours worked and tenure.

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, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law.