Senior QA Tester

Location: Huntsville, AL
Date Posted: 08-03-2017
EDC is actively seeking a proven leader and Senior QA Tester example. Independently develops and executes test scripts to ensure that quality software is provided for release to production and to certify system changes. Produces expert level test plan documents for client/server applications. Creates test requirements documents. Develops test control databases. Maintains test databases and ensures their integrity and currency. Distributes test data from control database to development staff to satisfy adequate unit testing. Develops, compiles, documents and runs automated test scripts and test procedures. Runs regression tests. Tracks status of defects. Provides quality assurance testing for all systems to ensure the development and distribution of quality products. Assists with roll-out of systems documentation. Produces lists of defects that are to be resolved and incorporated into future releases of the application as required. Communicates with analysts and programmers about formal testing plans, problems, and results. Develops technical documentation and reports. Releases completed projects into production. May be assigned responsibility for the management of the function, including associated staff.

Required Skills and Abilities:  
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
 
Preferred Skills and Abilities:  
  • Considered an emerging authority, who applies extensive technical expertise. Develops technical solutions to complex problems. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment. 
  • Proven work experience in software development
  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting 
  • High School with 8+ years, Bachelor's with 2+ years, or a Master's with 0+ years.
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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