Survey Test Specialist

Employer
Westat
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Aug 19, 2019
Closes
Sep 11, 2019
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 accessible multimode computer-assisted surveys, websites, and integration systems developed using a variety of technologies. Testers have current knowledge of testing methods and tools to ensure Section 508 conformance, and all testing types including using SQL queries to validate data.


Job Responsibilities:


· Test to specifications across multiple modes.

· Use DevTrack to report and retest issues.

· Use Asana to track testing assignments.

· Demonstrate proactive drive to meet deadlines.

· Verify conformance to Section 508 conformance criteria.

· Report test status at project meetings.


Basic Qualifications:


· A bachelor's degree and 5 years of relevant testing experience is required.

DHS Trusted Tester certification is preferred.

Candidates must be able to work independently and in a team environment, have excellent written and oral communication in English, 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, creed, 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.