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Software Tester

Posted on Jan 28, 2019 by Preferred Systems Solutions

Reston, VA 20190
Information Technology
20 Jan 2019
Annual Salary
Software Tester

Experts Engaged in Delivering Their Best - This is the cornerstone of our service-oriented culture and why we seek the best talent to be part of our team! Since 1995, GCS, Inc. has been an award-winning resource for federal agencies and government contractors, developing and delivering innovative solutions to increasingly complex challenges. GCS, Inc. has an exciting opening for a Software Tester to support our client in Reston, VA!

Position Description:

Responsible for detailed test plans, procedures, and scenarios; documents successes and failures of all executed test procedures; disseminate all results to test team for creating clearly defined processes

Consults with the development and/or requirements team to coordinate and test applications

Creates automated test scripts, test existing applications for compliance with upgrades

Ensures new applications and software modifications meet all requirements and operate satisfactorily within the system environment

Assists with developing and executing test procedures for software components

Writes or reviews software and system documentation

Modifies existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance

Designs, develops and modifies software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design

Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

Must possess a current TS/SCI (Polygraph desired)

Knowledge of the SQL database query language to assess the state of the data before and after test transactions are performed

Familiarity with the concepts of Relational Database Management Systems (RDMS)

Strong knowledge of automated performance testing tools

Demonstrated experience shall reflect demonstrated expertise in industry technical issues and trends

Excellent oral and verbal communication skills, along with outstanding customer service skill

Web-based software development experience using and experience with HP Unified Functional Testing software (highly desired)

Education/Training/Certifications Required:

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent years of experience)

Must have a minimum of 5 years of software testing experience

GCS, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Reference: 631904995

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