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Senior Testing Analyst (Federal Client)
Ref No.: 18-00691
Location: Chantilly, Virginia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 01/25/2018
Job Role: Senior Testing Analyst
Location : Chantilly VA

Job Description:
Works on complex projects for a client in the secondary mortgage market / capital markets sector to perform the following duties within the Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) department:
• Review and analysis of requirements and design specifications.
• Develop Test Plans
• Design and develop test scenarios/ business scenarios
• Develop manual Test Cases/Test Scripts
• Traces requirements to test cases to ensure coverage
• Ensures functional and technical requirements are met through user acceptance testing, regression testing, usability testing and system interface testing
• Designs, develops and executes reusable test cases and procedures based on requirements relevant to automated test planning and creation using Client Quality Center/Client ALM
• Identifies, creates and secures test data as necessary
• Performs functional administration, configuration, and utilization of testing tools
• Collects, tracks and reports test metrics and briefs management on test status
• Analyze data validation and perform root cause analysis in Oracle database
• Perform independent verification of test-related artifacts as well as test processes
• Lead testing projects and provide test estimates, test reports
• Data testing, including data conversion

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Technology or related field with 5 years+ of software testing experience
• Ability to formalize test results into a document that communicates the findings
• Experience with development of test plans; test strategy and manual test cases
• Experience leading testing projects, and establishing test estimates and producing test reports
• Strong experience in manual test execution including User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
• Highly effective written, oral communication skills and excellent organizational skills
• Worked with Waterfall methodology or similar in the last 2 years
• Black box testing of web applications
• Experience with ALM
• Proven success in leading projects and Skilled at establishing test estimates, test reports and communications.
• Proficient at supervising day-to-day testing activity, training and mentoring small project teams.
• Ability to perform an independent evaluation of test-related artifacts including requirements, test plans, test cases and test results.
• Experience in Data Testing
• Knowledge/Skills in SQL
Preferred Qualifications (Not required, but considered a bonus)
• Knowledge of PeopleSoft versions 9.1/9.2: (PeopleSoft Financials and People Tools).
o PeopleSoft Financials experience MUST include at least 3 years of testing of the Financials modules, Accounts Payable and General Ledger
• Strong experience in the financial industry including Experience analyzing financial data
• Data Quality/Verification Concepts
• Detailed knowledge of MISMO
• Strong understanding of the ETL process