ASRC Federal Holding Company QA Automation Tester in Fort Collins, Colorado

Quality Assurance Software Automation Test Engineer

ASRC Federal Vistronix is actively seeking a QA Software Automation Test Engineer to join our team and support development efforts for a government client. Position is available in Fort Collins, CO, or Wall, NJ.

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The selected candidate must be knowledgeable and experienced as a Quality Assurance Automation Test Engineer for web based application software testing; having experience both creating and maintaining software automation test scripts. Likewise, the candidate must have a working knowledge of software engineering concepts such as software development standards, quality assurance standards, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), interpretation of product requirements, test plan and test case development, testing of software functionality, product installation, performance, load, and usability (508 compliance experience a plus) testing, testing in a continuous integration continuous delivery (CICD) environment, and automated regression testing.

Principle responsibilities include:

  • Creation, maintenance and evaluation of software automation test scripts (including incorporation of dynamic test data) using Selenium and/or IBM Rational suite.

  • Gathering and validating application functional/performance/load requirements

  • Creation and maintenance of test plans, test cases and test reports

  • Execution, as required, of manual and automated software testing in areas involving installation, functional, performance and load, integration, and regression testing

  • Management of defects within a corporate defect tracking system

  • Coordination and prioritization of test development activities and the ability to work with multiple development teams and software projects are also critical for the selected candidate. Candidate must have the ability to troubleshoot independently both software and operating system level installation and configuration issues.

Education and Experience:

A minimum of five years of structured software quality assurance engineering experience is required. Three to five years of hands-on experience with the development of automated test scripts, execution of test cases and reporting and dissemination of test results. A Bachelor's Degree--preferably in Computer Science, Software Engineering, similar discipline, or equivalent work experience is required.

Required Skills and Competencies:

Note: Experience denotes "successfully demonstrated experience".

  • Experience with automated testing tools such as Selenium, IBM RFT/RPT, Visual Studio Ultimate, and/or HP Quality Center.

  • Experience with quality assurance practices and testing methodologies.

  • Experience with test plan and test case development and execution.

  • Experience with developing, executing, and maintaining automated test scripts.

  • Demonstrated documentation and reporting experience.

  • Experience with defect management systems.

  • Experience working within an Agile Development Environment.

  • Experience with document management systems.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Basic understanding of program interfaces, services, databases, messaging, files systems, and other program objects.

Desired Skills:

  • Production software development experience with 2-3 structured programming languages such as Java, JavaScript, HTML, XML, XSLT, Microsoft C#, .NET, or Microsoft Visual Studio 2010/2013

  • Test script development using Selenium

  • Test script development using IBM Rational Performance Tester

  • Test script development using IBM Rational Functional Tester

  • System administration experience with Unix/Linux/Windows

  • Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)

  • Experience with.NET Web Services and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari

  • Experience with VMware Server/Desktop Virtualization

  • Experience with the compliancy requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act for web applications design

  • Experience with source control management software, such as Tortoise SVN/Subversion

  • Working background in GIS technologies such as ESRI including ArcSDE, ArcIMS, ArcGIS

  • Scripting Proficiency (i.e. Cygwin, Dos, Bash, Perl, Python, and/or VBscript)

Successful candidate is subject to a background investigation by the government and must be able to meet the requirements to hold a position of public trust.

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