• Quality Assurance Tester

    Job Locations US-TX-AUSTIN
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/7/2018 11:31 AM)
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  • Overview

    VETS Inc. is hiring for a full time Quality Assurance Tester to support one of our Government Contracts in Austin, TX.


    Develops, implements, and maintains a Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Control (QC) program, including software testing and inspection procedures; while ensuring services are performed in accordance with commonly accepted commercial practices and existing QC systems.   Provides input into the schedule activities and durations; develops and updates QA test plans, develops test condition and test cases to support both QA/QC and Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) testing activities; develops and implements procedures to identify, prevent and ensure non-recurrence of defective services;  provides input on product quality to project stakeholders; works with limited direction on complex assignments; and documents the results of all work activities. Loves the challenge of finding defects and is dedicated to delivering high quality software products

    • Conforms to and advocates for software engineering best practices
    • Is detail oriented and committed to preparing accurate, complete, and professional-quality documentation: test plans, test cases, test reports
    • Knows how to and can design and execute software tests and then evaluate the results to ensure compliance with applicable requirements, design specifications and regulations
    • Designs and prepares test data needed to support all conceivable test scenarios
    • Interfaces with various functional teams (i.e., developers, business analysts, subject matter experts) to create detailed test scenarios and to document the steps for problem re-creation
    • Understands and values the differences between various types of testing and can execute the appropriate test for a given situation. Test types include, but are not limited to: unit, functional, integration, regression, smoke, performance, load/stress and acceptance.


    • Ten years of relevant technical experience; and experience with IBM Rational Test Suite – IBM Rational Functional Tester, Microsoft Visual Studio - TFS (Team Foundation Server), Rational Robot,  ClearQuest, and  ClearCase
    • Agile experience
    • Fluency in English, and the ability to effectively communicate in formal settings
    • Microsoft Office
    • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizing skills to coordinate project activities
    • Ability to conduct fact finding for special projects, respond timely inquiries from the government and present written/ oral briefings to management officials
    • Ability able to work with details and time sensitive issues; demonstrate good decision-making skills and respond to high-pressure situations
    • Effective time management skills to plan, manage, and coordinate the dispatch of multiple staff over a sustained period of time

    Desired Skills:

    • Rational ClearQuest
    • Rational Functional Tester (RFT)
    • Rational Quality Manager
    • Rational Team concert
    • Microsoft Test Manager
    • Selenium
    • NUnit
    • Powershell
    • Visual Studio
    • Microsoft Team Foundation Server
    • Medical Claim Experience

    EEO Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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