Job Description :
Job Title: SOA Tester
Location : Cincinnati, OH
Duration: 6 Months
Interview Mode : Telephonic, SKYPE
Description: SOA Tester
Essential Job Functions:
Work within various test methodologies such as SAFe agile
Participate in the web application technical design process with the Application Architects on Internet and eCommerce related development projects.
Test web services using automated scripts with tools such as CA DevTest or Rest Assured
Test web services using SDLC best practices.
Participate in all phases of web services system testing.
Develop, implement and maintain quality and test procedures, processes and best practices for QA.
Develop and maintain test plan and test cases with associated test data based upon functional and non-functional requirements.
Identify test automation opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness of test services.
Contribute to test automation scripting standards and best practices.
Understand SOA Reference Architecture.
Elicit & understand SOA testing requirements.
Write automation scripts and participate in peer reviews.
Develop a repeatable process for designing, developing, and executing scripts.
Conduct tests, document and analyze test results and present findings to development teams.
Report and document defects found during test cycles. Participate in defect prioritization sessions.
Work with development teams to instill testability into development practices.
Provide test services for support activity and work with release management to assure product release quality.
Communicate timely status, including any potential risks/issues to the appropriate teams to ensure completion of all deliverables within schedule, budget and quality constraints.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Position/Project Specific Requirements:
5+ years of relevant experience in software quality assurance
2+ years of hands-on, automation testing of integration web services (both REST and SOAP protocols) that include database validations
Demonstrated experience in XML, XSD, XPath, MQ, Topics, HTTP, HTTPS, JSON
Knowledge of SOA frameworks, processes, strategies, and approaches
2+ years of Java programming on SOA test automation scripts
1+ years of working in an Agile/Scrum methodology
2+ years of using Quality Center/ALM for test case management
1+ years of using JIRA for user story management and defect tracking
Ability to succeed and focus in a fast paced environment with noise/distractions
Position/Project Specific Preferences/Desires:
Prefer 1+ years of automation testing web services using CA DevTest or Rest Assured
Prefer SOA test experience be utilized in the current/most recent project
Prefer Selenium automation experience to be within 1 year ago
Prefer Agile be utilized in the current/most recent project
Prefer experience working in a SAFe Agile environment
Prefer candidates with Green Card or US Citizenship but not required