Software Tester - FOIA

US-VA-Lorton
Job ID
2017-1818
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a growing company that is innovative, cutting edge, and mission centered?  Our prestigious technical and management consultants work closely with our customers in a dynamic, solution-oriented environment, and we are inviting you to apply for our recent opening as a Software Tester.

 

We are looking for a Software Tester to plan, execute, and document manual software testing. Key areas of involvement will include test planning, test execution, test script creation, defect tracking, and reporting, with follow-up and resolution. Experience with Section 508 testing preferred. 

Clearance

Secret

Responsibilities

  • Interact with test team, project management, and development teams to develop a strong understanding of the system being tested, the project, and the testing objectives.
  • Plan test schedules and strategies in accordance with project scope and delivery dates.
  • Design and create test scripts using Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) to address areas such as software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error and bug retests, and usability, for multiple projects and builds, including Section 508-related test scripts.
  • Use existing tools and techniques to execute test cases and build/script new tools for performing testing/validation function.
  • Participate in troubleshooting issues with different teams to drive towards root cause identification and resolution.
  • Document software defects using TFS and report/communicate defects to the team (management, testers, and developers) during Triage meetings.
  • Create clearly written and accurate test reports to show the scope of testing, bugs identified, and results of test scripts run.
  • Support production deployment of applications by performing validation testing.
  • Participate in test team meetings and ad hoc meetings in relation to different projects and provide updates on assigned tasks.
  • Prioritize multiple workloads and deliver timely results.
  • Work independently and as part of a team to complete tasks.

Qualifications

  • 2-4 years of software testing experience in a functional team performing manual testing, writing test cases, developing test plans, and other testing activities.
  • Experience using Microsoft test tools (e.g., Microsoft TFS, Microsoft Test Manager).
  • Experience evaluating test results and providing feedback to team members and project stakeholders.
  • Experience using JAWS for 508 compliance testing is ideal.
  • Attention to detail and great communication skills.
  • Ability to learn new tools independently.
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement in current processes and implement new processes.

Minimum Education Required

Bachelor’s degree in a related business or technical discipline

 

Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.

 

Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.

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