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Mid-Level QA/Tester (REMOTE)

Job Title
Mid-Level QA/Tester (REMOTE)
Job ID
27725647
Work From Home
Yes
Work Remote
Yes
Location
Richmond,  VA
Other Location
Description

 

Summary: The Mid-Level Tester (Quality Assurance role) assesses software quality through manual and automated testing. The candidate has experience working with developers, end users and organizations to create test plans and test scripts, coordinate with test sites and other team participants to plan test events and experienced in creating reports. The Tester tracks problems and reports on errors that are identified. Tester must have experience with configuring necessary testing environments as needed to complete assigned testing and have technical expertise with IT products, operating systems, software, hardware, systems and networks and specialized environments.  The Tester writes or assists in the development of test plans and test procedures.  The Tester updates the defect database/logs under the guidance of senior engineers and  confirms that requirements are verified and validated. Ultimately, the Tester will ensure that products, applications and systems are working correctly.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a business or technical discipline

Required Years of Experience: 5 years be accepted in lieu of a degree

Responsibilities:
  • Review and analyze system specifications
  • Collaborate with Business Analysts, Test Engineers and Test Planners/Managers to develop effective strategies and test plans
  • Execute test cases (manual or automated) and analyze results
  • Evaluate product code according to specifications
  • Create logs to document testing phases and defects
  • Report bugs and errors to development teams
  • Help troubleshoot issues
  • Conduct post-release/ post-implementation testing
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Configure necessary hardware and operating environments as needed to complete assigned testing
  • Manage the defect database and/or logs
  • Experience with VistA, preferably IB and DG namespaces
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Proven experience as a QA, tester or similar role
  • Experience in project management and QA methodology
  • Familiarity with Agile frameworks and regression testing is a plus
  • Ability to document and troubleshoot errors
  • Working knowledge of test management software (Jira, GitHub and Rational)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong teamwork skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • VA or other Federal Government experience

ThunderYard Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our community, and our customers.  All applicants will be considered for employment without discrimination of race, color, religion, or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, protected veteran status, family medical history or genetic information.

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