Survey Test Specialist

Rockville , MD
Jun 08, 2021
Jul 02, 2021
IT, QA Engineer
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 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 computer-assisted surveys, websites, data transfer, and automated data capture.

Job Responsibilities:
•    Test to specifications across multiple modes.
•    Use DevTrack to report and retest issues.
•    Use Teams to track testing assignments.
•    Demonstrate proactive drive to meet deadlines on multiple projects.
•    Manual testing with some Selenium automation.
•    Report test status at project meetings.

Basic Qualifications:
•    A bachelor's degree and 3 years of relevant testing experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications: 
•    DHS Trusted Tester certification and fluency in Spanish 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 a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

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 expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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