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Software Test Analyst 2
Ref No.: 18-00784
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Start Date / End Date: 06/18/2018 to 09/30/2018
Software Test Analyst 2

*local candidates strongly preferred
*this is a shorter term assignment, not likely to be extended
*mgr will conduct phone screening. If requested for a personal interview after the phone screen, candidates MUST attend a personal interivew in Richmond, VA NO other interview option is available, NO Skype, NO exceptions

QA for Windows 10 upgrade project when available and appropriate and ad-hoc testing activities as needed.

This resource will back fill the day-to-day operational testing tasks while the SCC's QA resource dedicates the bulk of her time to testing tasks of the Windows 10 project. This resource will assist with Windows 10 Upgrade testing when available and appropriate and will also carry out ad-hoc testing activities as needed. This position is responsible for automated testing, test planning, and documentation.

Automated testing tasks include:
  • Code automated test scripts according to SCC coding standards
  • Write reusable code by hand coding (not record and play)
  • Execute test scripts thoroughly and in a timely manner
  • Reports defect according to division standards
  • Document defects clearly for both development team and business area to replicate, fix and/or prioritize, as needed
  • Perform ad hoc testing according to technical knowledge of industry standards and best practices in application design

Test planning tasks include:
  • Develop test plans for applications, including selecting the appropriate tools, scenarios, entrance and exit criteria and timelines
  • Participate in application design by ensuring that requirements are written in a way that are testable, clear and follow best practices in application design
  • Assist business users and Business Analysts in the prioritization of defects and provide recommended solutions as appropriate

Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Infrastructure project experience in testing Windows upgrades Required 4 Years
Well-experienced in ad-hoc and exploratory testing Required 4 Years
Experience in system and integration testing Required 4 Years
Experience in both web-based and client-based application testing Required 4 Years
Ability to clearly document test scenarios and test cases and bugs and issues Required 4 Years
Experience in creating the requirements traceability matrix Required 4 Years
Experience in facilitating user acceptance testing Required 4 Years
Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio, Test Manager & Team Foundation Server Required 4 Years
Experience in testing mainframes Desired 4 Years