Technical Tester (Journeyman) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Technical Tester to join our team in Alexandria, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with SAIC. In this role you will need experience in software testing, creation and implementation of Test Strategies, Test Plans, Manual Test Cases and Automated Test Scripts. Experience in backend testing is a prerequisite. Prior experience as a developer is a plus. Specific day to day test engineering duties include, but not limited to: - Developing test scripts - Generating test data - Data Validation - Web service testing - Data interface message testing preferably with XML message set - Developing SQL or Unix scripts for test data generation or test harness automation - Execute regression, functional, and system testing - Verifying results and producing test summaries and defect reports - Identifying defects and requirement discrepancies - Generating defect change requests and reporting discrepancies


Required Skills: - Bachelor's degree and minimum 5 years of experience or  combination of equivalent education and experience. - At least 3 years of software development (either Java or .Net or SQL programming) experience plus the ability to utilize that experience to develop a strong test approach. - Strong SQL development skills (preferably PL-SQL) and solid understanding of relational databases especially testing in a large database. - Ability to understand data models and write test scripts based on the data model - 5 years of experience with any one of the following Test Management Software (HP Mercury suite of tools �QuickTestPro, Test Director, LoadRunner, Quality Center) to conduct functional, regression and performance testing, - Evaluate test results, report and manage defects. Preferred Skills: - Experience in all stages of application testing, including backend testing, functional, usability, regression, load/stress and performance testing - Experience with integration level testing, requiring ability to work with both big picture & in-depth domain knowledge. - Proven ability to develop, execute and maintain automated test suites across multiple environments: Back end applications, Web, and Web Services, desktop, and Web Service testing using Soap UI with basic XML knowledge Nice to have Skills: - Ability to define and generate meaningful test metrics - Prior experience in a software development arena is a plus. - Strong communication and collaboration skills. Must have the ability to present solutions to technical and non-technical project members. - Experience with XML and NIEM a plus - Experience working in an agile development process is a plus. Customer Requirements - Clearance � Must be able to obtain CBP BI Public Trust to start work - Citizenship � Must be a US Citizen - LOCATION: Kingstowne, VA (Alexandria)