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Senior QA Analyst
Ref No.: 18-01602
Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 11/07/2017
My direct client in Bethesda, MD is seeking a Senior Software QA Analyst/Test Engineer.

Job Title: Senior QA Analyst
Location: Bethesda
Duration: Ongoing Contract to hire – must be USC or GC

• Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
• Identify efficient and effective testing strategies for testing complex enterprise level systems
• Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with business analysts, and development team.
• Develop, document, and maintain test cases, test data, automated scripts, and other test artifacts
• Assist with the implementation, maintenance, and support of test tools and test environments
• Execute manual, automated, and exploratory testing of custom apps and system integrations
• Isolate, replicate, capture, analyze, and own defect correction through to resolution and validation
• Recommend and help implement test process improvements, policies, and best practices


Minimum Experience, Skills and Education:
• Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science or related fields
• 6+ years of experience in Software Quality Assurance
• 3+ years of experience testing large scale, client server, complex backend business processes
• 2+ years of experience with automation testing
• 2+ years of experience SQL
• Must be self-managing, highly motivated and have a strong commitment to quality
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to comprehend and breakdown complex business concepts and logic quickly
• Excellent troubleshooting skills and ability to determine root cause of complex issues
• Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly

Preferred Experience, Skills and Education:
• Experience or education in retail operations, accounting or logistics is a plus
• Agile experience preferred
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• Experience with MS Team Foundation Server and Microsoft Test Manager is a plus
• Experience with, Visual Studio Test Professional and Visual Studio Coded UI tools is a plus
• Experience with WCF, C#, .NET, Clover, or SSRS is a plus
• Ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced development environment
• Ability to build collaborative relationships across functional areas
• Ability to independently negotiate and resolve conflicts, solve problems and drive results
• Ability to work on multiple efforts concurrently

If qualified and interested please send an updated word version of your resume to!