Survey and Systems Testing Specialist

7 days left

Employer
Westat
Location
Rockville , MD
Posted
Oct 05, 2021
Closes
Oct 24, 2021
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 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. 

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

Minimum Qualifications: 
•    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.
•    1+ year Automation testing using Selenium WebDriver or Winium with TestNG framework, Katalon Studio, or Java.

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

Protecting the health and safety of our employees and survey participants is a top priority for Westat. As a federal government contractor, Westat will require Westat staff, regardless of work location, to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon hire or prior to December 8, 2021, whichever is later, and to follow all safety protocols, subject to approved accommodations under applicable law.

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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