Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Applications Tester w/Poly

General Dynamics Information Technology
Bethesda, MD
Aug 24, 2019
Aug 26, 2019
Full Time
Reviews and evaluates software products and systems to ensure adherence to company and customer quality standards. Develops software/systems testing procedures and conducts tests.This is a challenging position for an experienced tester to work on a new, high-profile, large scale application with users in 50+ agencies across the Sponsor. This candidate will work with other testers and a team of Engineers/Software Developers to specify, design, develop, test and deploy the final system. Development will take place in an iterative fashion using scrum techniques with inputs from multiple stakeholders. This position will require exceptional flexibility and technical skills. The work will be done in a dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders and changing requirements. The candidate will communicate with team leads and senior leadership, assess changes, and rapidly change direction in support of new and/or changing requirements. The candidate, in coordination with Sponsor PM and other leads, will support development of the overall testing strategy for the program and be responsible for executing according to the test plan. This effort will include a variety of activities, including:*Developing automated test scripts, test cases using Selenium test suite and use of Java development skills to integrate testing components.*Meeting with stakeholders, analyzing requirements, developing user stories and related artifacts, and translating these into test plans.*Development and presentation of technical documentation, test cases, test reports, test data sets and other briefing materials to support program status reviews, control gates, and other presentations as directed by program management.*Participating in iterative software development teams with adherence to all reporting requirements.*Working with other enterprise service programs and other test teams to coordinate integration testing of their capabilities that will be consumed in the final system implementation.*Working with other performance and security test teams as appropriate.ADDITIONAL WORK DESCRIPTION: This effort will include conducting testing across multiple classification fabrics for the final enterprise system. BA/BS 15+Mandatory Requirements1. Demonstrated on-the-job experience with Selenium automated testing tool suite for functional testing and code coverage for web based applications.2. Demonstrated on-the-job experience with Java software development to write integration code between testing components and services.3. Demonstrated on-the-job experience with development of test strategies, test plans and test cases in support of enterprise class systems and mapping test cases to requirements/use cases.4. Demonstrated on-the-job experience working closely with development teams to prioritize and resolve discrepancies.5. Demonstrated on-the-job experience developing and managing test data to include: defining requirements for test dataworking with others to generate the test dataverifying the test dataand managing test data sets for the variety of system testing.6. Demonstrated on-the-job experience doing back end testing against databases such as My SQL and/or Oracle. 7. Demonstrated on-the-job experience coordinating with partners to perform scalability and user acceptance testing.8. Demonstrated on-the-job experience testing the integration of shared services from other information technology service providers into a final system implementation.9. Demonstrated on-the-job experience working/coordinating with teams to conduct formal system security testing and/or security self-scans.Desired Skills1. Demonstrated on-the-job experience developing and testing enterprise scale, web-based applications in the sponsor or sponsor's partners environments.2. Demonstrated on-the-job experience participating in Agile development teams using scrum to include Test Driven Development (TDD) techniques for software development.3. Demonstrated on-the-job experience developing and testing enterprise applications hosted in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud.4. Demonstrated on-the-job experience with development, test and deployment of applications that cross security domains.5. Demonstrated on-the-job experience with automated tools to capture and link test cases to requirements, such as Zephyr.6. Demonstrated on-the-job experience deploying applications on other sponsor networks.7. Demonstrated on-the-job experience with the sponsor or sponsor partners policies, directives and standards.8. Demonstrated on-the-job experience exhibiting oral and written communication skills. For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.#DPOST#CJPOST#SWDevIC#ISDCJ#ERP#GDITpriority

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