Ref No.: 17-03397
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Position Type:Contract to hire
Pay Rate : $ 55.00 - 70.00 /Hour
Sr Tester

Responsibilities
· Work in an Agile Scrum environment to test the modernization of an existing legacy system to a new technology platform.
· Work with the other members of the test team to both plan and execute internal testing as well as work with the end users at UAT.
· Create Test Cases and trace to the applicable User Stories.
· Create test data as needed.
· Execute test - includes mainly Functional Testing but also could include 508 and Performance. Functional testing includes both front-end and back-end testing.
· Triage defects with the Test Lead and the development team as needed.
· Utilize JIRA to create Test Cases, track test execution, and triage defects.
· Help develop automated tests, once this capability is introduced into the software development environment.

Qualifications
*Must have an active Secret Clearance

Required Experience
· Five (5) or more years of experience testing in a structured test environment
· Experience testing in an Agile workstream
· Experience working with test tools such as Client-ALM
· Experience with both front-end and back-end testing
· Proven collaboration and communication skills
· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Experience
· Previous experience working with the Department of Commerce
· Experience with JIRA
· Experience with automated testing
· Lean Six Sigma certification

Education and Training
· Bachelors degree or equivalent experience and certifications