Job Description :
Title: Mainframe Tester

Location: Columbia SC

Duration: 12 Months



Daily Duties / Responsibilities:
THIS IS A QUALITY ASSURANCE TESTER POSITION, NOT A PROGRAMMER, BA, OR PROJECT MANAGER POSITION*
WORK COLLABORATIVELY WITH PROJECT TEAM TO TEST CODING CHANGES. DUTIES INCLUDE CREATION OF TEST SCENARIOS, RUNNING OF TESTS, ANALYSIS OF TEST RESULTS, RESOLUTIONS OF DIFFERENCES IN ACTUAL AND EXPECTED TEST RESULTS AND WORKING WITH SCDHHS TO SUPPORT USER ACCEPTANCE TESTING. COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY IN BOTH WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMMUNICATION. WORK COLLABORATIVELY WITH CLEMSON STAFF AND OTHER CONTRACTED STAFF.

Required Skills (Rank In Order Of Importance):
MAINFRAME, MVS COBOL, JCL, SOFTWARE TESTING, CREATION OF TEST SCENARIOS
SOFT SKILLS REQUIRED: EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS (WRITTEN AND ORAL), ADAPTABILITY, FLEXIBILITY, SELF-MOTIVATION, PROBLEM SOLVING, ANALYTICAL THINKING, TIME MANAGEMENT, ABILITY TO WORK EFFECTIVELY IN A STRESSFUL ENVIRONMENT

Preferred Skills (Rank In Order Of Importance):
CA-ADS, SQL, SERENA CHANGEMAN OR OTHER CHANGE CONTROL TOOLS,

Required Education: HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA AND EXPERIENCE IN QUALITY ASSURANCE TESTING.



Skills:

Category


Name


Required


Importance


Level


Last Used


Experience


Administrative


Problem Solving Skills


Yes


2


Advanced


Within 6 Months


2 - 4 Years


Administrative


Verbal Communication Skills


Yes


2


Advanced


Within 6 Months


2 - 4 Years


Administrative


Written Communication Skills


Yes


2


Advanced


Within 6 Months


2 - 4 Years


Education


High School Diploma


Yes


1


Miscellaneous


Analytical Skills


Yes


2


Advanced


Within 6 Months


2 - 4 Years


Operating Systems/APIs


MAINFRAME OPERATIONS


Yes


1


Advanced


Currently Using


2 - 4 Years


Operating Systems/APIs


MVS


Yes


1


Advanced


Currently Using


2 - 4 Years


Programming Languages


Cobol (Any)


Yes


1


Advanced


Currently Using


2 - 4 Years


Programming Languages


JCL


Yes


1


Advanced


Currently Using


2 - 4 Years


Quality Assurance (QA)


CREATION OF TEST SCENARIOS


Yes


1


Advanced


Currently Using


2 - 4 Years


Quality Assurance (QA)


Software Testing


Yes


1


Advanced


Currently Using


2 - 4 Years