Job Description :
Cloud Test Engineer(F2F Interview Required)
Reston VA
12+ Months (Client Can hire after 6 Months if there like or else it will be contract)

Job Description:
The Cloud Test Engineer is a member of an agile team, responsible for QA function of this team. Test Engineer is responsible for designing, developing, and implementing manual and automated test scripts, test plans, and test cases and enable other team members to perform QA function as needed.
Analysis of functional requirements, testing applications, developing test plans, test cases, test scripts and test automations, and evaluating test results to determine compliance with test plans and established business processes.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop test strategies, plans, cases, and scripts for testing AWS Services
Knowledge of AWS services Dynamo DB, S3, EC2, Lambda, SQS, SNS and Amazon RDS
Three to five years of testing experience with web based applications leveraging relational DBMS software.
Develops and maintains test data as required.
Perform system testing by executing test plans. Reports, documents, and tracks resolutions for software “bugs” identified in the testing process.
Provide guidance to other team members on carrying out QA duties as needed.
Assist in the confirmation of issues reported from outside sources, and collaborates with system development staff in understanding issues and desired resolution.
Participate in the transfer of fully tested software into operational versions, including the preparation and distribution of software and appropriate collateral materials to users.
Perform a variety of technical tasks that include: conducting routine tasks in conformance with set procedures within the department; interacting with users or other departments; testing applications, systems and procedures; establishing and documenting procedures for carrying out technical duties, in compliance with best practices or new technology; and being accountable for compliance with regulatory requirements for technical function.
Prepare routine correspondence, internal reports, and varied correspondence or reports for internal/external review.
Assist in the identification, selection, and implementation of software tools and technologies, and testing techniques and procedures that facilitates the SQA process.
Create/maintain test data needed for manual and automated testing.
Communicate all test findings to the team in timely manner and using proper tools.
Prepare documentation related to release readiness and testing status.
Review and analyze systems requirements documentation in the preparation of test plans.
Develop functional automation scripts in a variety of supported tool sets.

Required Skills:
Three to five years’ experience in software systems, testing, and infrastructure development and administration
Three to five years of progressively responsible experience with experience in the following areas is preferred:
Perform white box and black box validation
Provide guidance and direction to team members in identifying and documenting test scenarios
Demonstrate ability to operate without specific direction given
Demonstrate exceptional skills and communicate without guidance
Prepare accurate resource estimates at the project level
Analyze, document, and verify system change requests (defects, enhancements, new features)
Collaborate with the PM and Development staff as needed
Perform and assist others in data validation against Oracle database
Prepare detailed test reports
Experience with both manual and automated test designing required
Experience with Data Centric testing.
Familiar with automation tools like Selenium, Cucumber
Experience with techniques of problem identification, documentation, resolution, and testing
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Exposure to the Amazon Web Services cloud infrastructure

Preferred Skills:
Experience working in DevOps environment.
Java & JavaScript Coding skill a plus Experience with Java Script and associated frameworks like Node JS, Mocha and Sinon Spy a plus
Familiar with Jira and HP ALM
Familiar with Performance Testing tools and techniques

Education/Certifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or MIS.
3-5 years of experience in software systems, testing, and infrastructure development and administration