Survey and Systems Test Specialist

Rockville , MD
Aug 22, 2021
Oct 01, 2021
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 survey and system 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. The ideal candidate will have Selenium skills utilizing Java to create automated test scripts with clear output results. 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.
•    Report test status at project meetings. 
•    Automation testing using Selenium WebDriver and Winium with TestNG framework
•    Knowledge of automation testing frameworks like Page Object Model (POM), Keyword Driven Testing, Data Driven Testing, Behavior Driven Development (BDD) using Cucumber in Selenium.
•    Proficient in Core Java, C, HTML and JavaScript.

Basic Qualifications:
•    A bachelor's degree and 5 years of relevant testing experience.
•    1+ year experience in development functions, methods, and programs to automate software testing using Katalon Studio, Selenium, or Java. 

Minimum Qualifications: 
•    Candidate must be a team player and work closely with other automation developers to build/support the Automation Framework.
•    Demonstrate proactive drive to meet deadlines on multiple projects.
•    Able to quickly learn new technology and software applications.
•    Strong analytical, problem solving, attention to detail and debugging skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
•    DHS Trusted Tester certification. 
•    Fluency in Spanish.

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.