Junior Test Specialist

Rockville , MD
Jun 02, 2021
Jun 16, 2021
IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Westat is seeking a Junior Test Specialist to join the System and Survey Test team. We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated professional who is dependable with excellent attention to detail, and is deadline driven. Test specialists are 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 provide daily status using internal tools. Systems to test will include those for multi-mode computer-assisted surveys, websites, data transfer and automated data capture.

• Experience testing websites, software and/or multimode surveys
• Experience with manual and automated testing (Selenium, Ranorex etc.,)
• Work in a team environment
• Communicate effectively in English (writing and speaking)
• Good organizational skills and detail oriented
• Possess strong software testing skills and attention to details
• Critical thinking skills and ability to adapt quickly to changing requirements
• Ability to review and analyze programmer specifications including logic checks, IF/ELSE statements and compound conditions
• Create tracking logs to document testing results and reports

Preferred Qualifications:
•  Knowledge of Section 508/WCAG for accessibility testing
• Spanish speaking a plus
• Trusted Tester Certification a plus

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.

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