Senior Functional and database (SQL) Tester

Woodlawn, MD

Key Responsibilities:
•             Estimating test case writing and execution effort and keeping track of own and team progress.
•             Designing test strategies, test plans, and test cases from requirements, design documents and specifications.
•             Estimating test case writing and execution effort and keeping track of own and team progress.
•             Test case authoring and holding test case reviews with stakeholders.
•             Execution of test cases including functional, regression, performance, load and smoke tests for both web applications and database.
•             Reporting defects, tracking, validating and closing.
•             Recording test results and reporting them.
•             508 compliance test execution and documentation.
•             Identifying regression test candidates for automation, planning automation activities across the team and automating test cases.
•             Participation in daily scrum meetings, agile ceremonies and weekly test team meetings.
•             Participate in all phases of risk management assessments and software development with emphasis on analysis of user requirements, test design and test tools selection.
•             Install, maintain, or use software testing programs.
•             Supporting our metrics program by keeping track and gather metrics on all activities.
•             Support UAT activities.
•             Support end of sprint demos, user acceptance testing, and solicit feedback from peers, lead and others on test artifacts and processes, as appropriate.
Required Skills:
•             Strong front end interface testing with emphasis on user personas.
•             Experience with SQL server and experience with writing and executing backend tests using SQL is a MUST. Working experience on different relational databases is a MUST. This role requires the tester to handle SQL at a proficient level.
•             Experience with drafting test plans and test cases
•             Some experience with web services and API testing
•             Working knowledge of the software development lifecycle and Agile-Scrum development methodology
•             Experience with gathering metrics and monitoring progress
•             Strong verbal and written communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working in federal healthcare projects. Familiarity with CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) projects is a huge plus
Experience with HP Load Runner, jMeter, Selenium
Experience with section 508 testing
Experience with HP ALM, Subversion, JIRA, Confluence
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in a technical field: Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline.
Public Trust Clearance:
This role requires the hired candidate to go through public trust clearance. A minimum of 3 years of stay in the U.S. within the last 5 years is a must to be eligible to qualify for public trust clearance sponsorship.
Softrams is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nation origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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