Quality Assurance Tester

Location: Huntsville, AL
Date Posted: 07-12-2017
EDC is actively seeking a proven leader and QA Tester. The Quality Assurance Tester will help by validating that the enclave sites and systems meet design specifications and requirements using manual and automated testing and reporting tools.  The QA Tester will conduct initial testing when mock enclave is stood up and once applications are in Production will perform Verification and Validation (V&V).

Required Skills and Abilities:  
  • Required – Secret Security clearance
  • Required - CompTia Security + CE
  • ITIL v3 preferred
  • BS or BA degree preferred.
  • 3+ years of relevant technical experience.
  • 5+ years large enterprise or e-business systems experience.
  • Experiences in Quality Management Software and Processes
  • Knowledge and experience in technical aspects of hardware and software solution being tested
  • Business process understanding
  • Create clear, concise detail oriented test plans/cases.
    Ability to understand and create test plans from specifications or verbal communications.
  • Liaison with development, project management, and customer support
  • Clear communicator (written and verbal) – to ensure ability to write test plans and test cases. To communicate bugs to developers and other stakeholders
  • Creative solving of technical problems – to ensure the ability translate technical requirements test plans
  • Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables – ensures the ability to find issues quickly
  • Ability to think abstract – to ensure ability to not conform to the norm.
Preferred Skills and Abilities:  
  • Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables.
  • Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.
  • Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts like the test data, data validation, scripts.
  • Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.
  • Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members.
  • Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management.
  • Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
  • Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes.
Travel Requirement: Travel may be required.

Security Clearance Requirement:  Candidates must have a minimum secret clearance to be considered for this position. 

About EDC Consulting
Headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA, EDC Consulting LLC (EDC) is a leading small business provider of enterprise solutions and strategic business support to the Federal Government.  With more than 150 employees and over 100 client engagements, EDC has extensive experience designing, developing, implementing and maintaining complex business systems and software solutions for a wide range of Department of Defense, civilian Federal, state and local and commercial entities.  EDC is an Oracle Platinum Partner, SAP PartnerEdge Partner, and Premier Business Partner of the IBM Corporation. EDC Consulting was recognized in Washington Technology Magazine’s “Fast 50” list of Washington DC’s fastest growing companies and has consistently been named to Inc. 500 magazine’s list of the nation’s fastest growing privately held companies. 
Visit EDC Consulting on the web at www.edcconsulting.com.
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