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QA Tester

Location: Chicago, IL
Quality Assurance Tester ( Supporting Agile and DevOps)
Must have an Active Secret or higher clearance
Must be a US Citizen

Location: Chicago, IL
 
JOB DESCRIPTION:
The candidate will field or assist in the testing and reporting of architecture and solutions, modifications and upgrades for HQ USMEPCOM. In addition, the candidate will be required to serve as a subject matter expert/TIER 3 expert in the assigned area of responsibility. The individual must be familiar with quality assurance testing and concepts, and technologies validation and reporting. The candidate must have familiarization with the testing of engineering, administration, and securing of various hardware and software solutions and applications.
 
Qualifications
 
Required: 
  • 8 years of Rational Functional Tester for Java Certification with test automation experience and, ISTQB Advanced Level experience.
  • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II (Security+) certification and associated CE certificate
  • ISTQB Agile Tester certification
  • ASTQB Certified Mobile Tester
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • 8 years in the following testing areas:
    • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, test tools, and processes
    • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
    • Create, maintain and automate test scripts for operations
    • Solid knowledge and working Experience in Java and scripting
    • Defect tracking for software lifecycle management
    • Evaluate and report test results to ensure that operationally effective, suitable, and viable systems
    • WEB and Service Oriented Architecture based application testing
    • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
    • Experience with performance and/or security testing.
    • Execution including functional testing, integration, and regression testing, database testing, user acceptance testing, reliability, performance and security testing particularly for web based UI front end applications
  • 2 years in the following testing tools areas:
    • Knowledge to establish and execute automated regression tests using IBM Rational Functional
    • Tester
    • Soap UI, Load UI, Secure UI, HP Load Runner Professional software
    • Solid knowledge and working Experience in Java and scripting
    • Active Secret Clearance

DESIRED:
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, test tools, and processes
  • Defect tracking for software lifecycle management
  • Prior DoD or Army working environment experience a plus
  • Experience/certification in one or more of the following services: Certified Software Test Professional and IBM Certified Solution Designer with Rational Functional Tester for Java
  • 8+ years of experience engineering, design and implementation in Software Test Professional relevant to position description
  • Knowledge of IA controls
  • Test tool automation experience
  • Experience in writing clear, concise, and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Ability to create, maintain and automate test scripts for operational utilization
  • Ability to evaluate and report test results to ensure the operational effectiveness, suitability, and viability of systems
  • Strong troubleshooting and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience with Army IT Systems


 


 
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