Job Description

Job Title QA Tester / Analyst
Requirement ID 697167
Begin Date 4/3/13
Duration 6-12 Months/Contract-to-Hire
Location Jacksonville,  FL 32256
Other Location
Must be US Citizen or Greencard Holder.  This is a 6 month contract, however, candidate must be open to extensions based upon project needs and/or conversion to a full time employee.
  • Attend requirements/design reviews and provide feedback on new/enhanced Software Business Requirements and High Level Designs
  • Create and frame test scenarios/cases that emulate real-world business activities and operations in a controlled test environment
  • Based on framed scenarios, write and manually execute detailed functional and regression test cases using documented functional and technical requirements
  • Conduct manual testing, defect identification, defect and test execution reporting, and retesting of assigned enhancements and defect fixes
  • Develop and execute formal test plans to ensure the quality delivery of software applications
  • Develop and create reusable test data, and employing test strategies so as to minimize test collisions and maximum test efficiency
  • Conduct all types of testing (smoke, functional, disaster recovery, system/regression) to validate system performs as expected
  • Validate web services requests/responses perform as expected
  • Write and use SQL to validate expected data conditions and/or test results
  • Provide on-call production support for application releases and hot fixes
  • Minimum 4 years of experience as a Software Quality Assurance Analyst (or equivalent IT role)
  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in Software Engineering, Information Systems or Computer Science area), or comparable equivalent work experience
  • Experience performing manual testing and web services testing
  • Knowledge and/or work experience in a structured software development life cycle methodologies, developing medium to large-scale applications
  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate information gathered; along with excellent problem solving skills
  • High affinity for attention to detail, and ability to assimilate input from various technical, product, and business sources into end-to-end testing scenarios with detailed instructions and steps
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Visio, Powerpoint) required
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required, as the successful candidate will interface with a wide range of groups, ability to raise issues/questions, resolve conflicts, and build relationships across the organization
  • Must possess a proven ability to complete detailed assignments accurately in a timely fashion
  • Must have demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication
  • Ability to work both independently as well as in cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work some weekends without conflicts
  • Passion for problem identification and resolution, and a desire to improve the customer’s experience
  • Experience with web services testing (SoapUI)
  • Experience using IBM/Rational Quality Manager and/or Functional Tester
  • Programming and/or database knowledge (including XML, SQL, familiarity with database schema, and database concepts)
  • Mortgage and/or mortgage default industry experience
  • CSTE, ISTQB, or comparable testing certification
  • MSP Knowledge/experience
  • Client Configurations testing experience
  • Business Rules Testing experience
  • Multi-Application Integration testing experience
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