Software Quality Assurance Specialist/Applications Tester

Location: Reston, VA
Date Posted: 11-06-2018 #11570885
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Deadline for resume Submission:11/18/18 11:59 PM

Be a part of a larger team that maintains and supports mission critical production applications. As a tester, work with various development teams that use JAVA, Groovy on Grails, Ruby on Rails, Lotus Notes, Word Macros, and Visual Basic.
This person will work with the development team and should have excellent communication and customer service skills and be able to work independently.
Initially, tester will be primarily responsible for testing the application that directly disseminates production material throughout the Client user base. Familiarity with XML and standard publication formats is important to be successful in this position as this system validates and reformats products before distributing.
Duties
Develop and execute test plans and procedures for system integration and acceptance testing and document all results.
Create automated test scripts as applicable.
Actively participate in agile team meetings and customer meetings.
Ensure applications and software modifications meet requirements and operate satisfactorily in the system environment.
Maintain currency on tools, methodologies, technologies, etc.
Interpret requirements and translate them into precise test cases.
Detect, report and explain defects effectively.



OPTIONAL SKILLS: 1. Experience with Github.
2. Experience with Selenium.
3. Demonstrated experience working with agile development team.
4. Experience or working knowledge of analytic process of writing articles and then collaborating and disseminating these articles throughout a community of highly educated users.
5. Considerable knowledge of database query languages, such as SQL, to assess the state of the data before and after test transactions are performed.
6. Experience with JAVA, Groovy on Grails, Ruby on Rails, Lotus Notes, Word Macros, and Visual Basic.
7. This person will work with the development team. Demonstrated excellent communication and customer service skills and ability to work independently.
8. Familiarity with XML and standard publication formats. (This will be important to be successful in this position as this system validates and reformats products before distributing.)

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
 
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
 
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
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