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The Foreign Affairs Business Unit at Buchanan & Edwards is a trusted advisor to our government customer whom we have proudly served for over a decade.


If you are a Tester with an active secret clearance who gets excited about the prospect of being part of a mission-focused and collaborative program team, we would like to hear from you!


This is an opportunity to work with advanced technologies, forward-thinking leaders, and to become a part of a tightly-knit team of professionals that delivers mission-critical systems for the federal government. 


In this role, you will: Test multiple projects to validate readiness for release; identify and manage defects in products. You will interface with Project Management and Development teams to cultivate a strong understanding of each project and testing objectives. You will support the design and development of test strategies to perform environment and system integration validation; including ETL, Java Data Access, and web services technology


The Tester will provide an independent assessment of how the project’s software development process is being implemented relative to the defined process and recommend methods to optimize the organization’s process. 




Responsibilities Include:

  • Test execution in development, test, and production environments for each build, sprint, and release in the iterative development lifecycle
  • Design and create test cases and scripts to address business and technical use cases
  • Leverage existing tools and techniques to execute test cases and build/script new tools for performing testing/validation function
  • Participate in troubleshooting issues with relevant teams to achieve root cause identification and resolution
  • Document, track and escalate issues, as appropriate
  • Support production deployment of applications and perform "validation testing"
  • Provide independent assessments of software development implementations against defined processes and recommendations 
  • Analyze user stories to determine the appropriate testng methods and processes
  • Conduct test case reviews to ensure test cases accurately capture functionality identified in user acceptance criteria


Required Qualifications:

  • 3 or more years of experience in performing Web-service testing using SOAPUI or equivalent tools
  • 3 or more years of experience testing Business Intelligence applications, as well as Data Integration/Data Warehousing testing to include:
    • Core knowledge of ETL testing 
    • SQL writing, VI, ETL workflow and rule validation experience
    • Setting up the performance testing strategy for a data warehouse application
  • 3 or more years of experience in manual and automated testing to include 
    • Data analysis and rigorous testing to ensure high quality product including end-to-end testing
    • Experience testing in both Agile and Waterfall project methodologies 



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 stas, 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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