Software QA Tester

9/13/16
CGI (www.cgi.com/usfederal)
Other

/yr

  Full Time   Employee   Contractor


Huntsville
Alabama
United States

Software QA Tester

Position Description
Position Summary:

The Software QA Tester is responsible for working within an AGILE software development environment with team members and customer stakeholders to prepare and deploy application software test plans. Activities will include creating test cases from requirements, creating test scripts and performing system testing, evaluating and troubleshooting problem reports and providing user support. The Lead will report to a Senior Project Manager and may work on multiple phases of the System Development Lifecycle simultaneously.

Principle Duties:

? Quality/Requirements Management ? Identify, document and tests against detailed application business rules for both functionality and design. Develop/maintain the Software Quality and Test Plans.
? SW Test Lead ? Define, create, document, verify and execute software test plans with focus on functional, regression and integration testing (to include both manual and automated testing processes). Work with developers to outline conditions of acceptance for software development tasks. Ensure requirements are fulfilled as written. Provide testing estimates to sprint timelines. Track and report testing activities including: test results, defects found and other issues. Drive quality into software development activities and ensure that new software releases meet customer requirements.
? Configuration Management ? Prepare, implement and maintain the program Configuration Management (CM) Plan. Identify and maintain integrity of Configuration Items, execute release and delivery activities, administer repositories and ensure compliance of all processes.
? Assist Application Developers and other team members to identify to create screen mock-ups and prototypes.
? Create, update and execute test plans, scripts, and scenarios for system and end user testing.
? Create, update and maintain all software related help files and user manuals.
? Responsible for identifying and submitting new feature and defect work items for software release planning.
?Participate in Change Control Board (CCB) meetings.

Requires Skills:

? Experience with test driven development. (Ex. SCRUM)
? Experience with gathering functional requirements.
? Ability to work with both technical and non-technical customers to identify and document specific business needs.
? Ability to multi-task.
? Effective communication and reporting skills required.
? Ability to generate and execute Oracle specific SQL operations.
? Experience generating Software requirements from customers request.
? Experiences doing root-cause analysis of software data extraction and/or data entry issues.
? Experience in Software Quality Assurance and testing, developing test plans, working with Developers, analyzing software requirements for testable constraints.
? Demonstrated ability to ensure compliance with all documented processes

Desired Skills:

? CMMI training a plus
? Agile Software development testing experience a plus
? Experience with SQL-Plus and other data mining tools a plus Your future duties and responsibilities
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
At CGI, we?re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI?s legal duty to furnish information.

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