Automation Tester

Automation Testing, Selenium, SQL
Contract W2, Contract Independent, 12 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

*** U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time. ***

Job Title: Automation Tester

Location: Washington, DC

Duration: 6+ months

In-person interview is required!!!

Summary:

Responsible for supporting testing activities for multiple complex IT projects by working closely with project team members and contribute to the evolution of the systems testing methodology/discipline.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Need a candidate that can write test scripts preferably using Selenium. They also need to have some backend testing experience writing SQL queries (table joins) nothing too complex.
  • Supports the evolution of the systems testing practice to provide consistency in delivering quality systems for all CLIENT system implementations
  • Collaborates with the project team members to create and execute systems integration test cases and document results
  • Participates in release planning and asks questions to contribute to the planning and level of effort for testing for all projects and releases, consulting with Senior Testers as needed.
  • Supports user acceptance testers in developing UAT test cases/scripts to maximize efficiencies in executing tests
  • Manages all cycles of testing through to completion to enable readiness decisions for production delivery
  • Leverages automated testing tools to construct effective functional, performance, and regression test suites
  • Translates trends and industry best practices into actionable practices and policies.
  • 70% manual 30% automation, Regression testing, web services, writing automation scripts (.net or java)

Education/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science or related discipline with a minimum of five years of experience in all phases of systems and application development, with a concentration in systems testing.
  • Three to five years of hands-on experience creating and maintaining automated test scripts and suites and working with relational databases.
  • A working knowledge of SQL programming language and proficiency with Jmeter testing tools is preferred.
  • Experience with complex system releases using Agile and Waterfall methodologies is required.
  • Must demonstrate in-depth knowledge of IT best practices, with expertise in testing methods: automation, performance and stress test execution.
  • Must exhibit a strong understanding of application and data architectures, design and implementation methods.
  • Knowledge of the financial services industry and municipal securities market is preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing Attention to detail and follow-up is essential.
  • Ability to be flexible and handle stressful situations is essential.
  • Ability to take initiative on assigned projects/tasks and work with minimal supervision.

Dice Id : 10112454
Position Id : 6284568
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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