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QA Tester - Java Development - Herndon, VA
Ref No.: 17-01216
Location: Herndon, Virginia
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QA Tester - Java Development Environment
Herndon, VA
6+ months

Responsibilities:

• Create test models for SIT testing (plans, data and scripts) including the identification, collection and/or creation of test data
• Develop, update and maintain quality testing standards and procedures
• Assist in the planning, creation and control of the test environment(s)
• Facilitate and/or participate in structured walk-through and peer reviews
• Lead/participate in the coordination and execution of release testing
• Mentor other testers on methodology framework testing processes and application knowledge as appropriate
• Determine and meet time estimates and schedules for testing efforts
• Proven ability to work independently and as a team member

Required Skills:
• Familiarity with different types of testing (system integration, regression, functional, unit, performance, etc.) and an ability to plan/execute accordingly
• Ability to develop test conditions and expected results based on the application requirements
• Strong written and verbal communication (ability to translate between business and technical concepts)
• Experience with Software Development Lifecycle experience (Waterfall or Agile)
• Experience developing automated tests with QTP
• Experience working with a Relational Database using SQL
• Experience working with Java development/principles
• Experience working with XML
• Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment

Preferred Skills:
• Experience developing automated tests with Selenium
• Ability to communicate to a wide variety of audiences, both business and technical
• Proven ability to develop and maintain system documentation
• Ability to work independently with minimal direction
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent