Job Description :
Position: SOA Tester
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Duration: 6+ months contract
Interview: digital and Skype

Visa status: Green Card holders and US Citizens

Position Description:
This tester will provide support in developing SOA/integration interface test plans and estimates, automated test script development, executing service test scripts, reporting/tracking defects. The tester may also contribute to data testing efforts. The Quality Engineer is responsible for managing quality and test related process execution with high impact to the business. This includes providing feedback on artifacts developed during requirements and analysis phase within the POS Host Replacement project; authoring test plans and test cases; and performing test execution for both project and support related activities.
Essential Job Functions:
Work within various test methodologies, such as SAFe Agile
Participate in the application technical design process with the Application Architects
Test web services, using CA DevTest automated scripts.
Test web services using SDLC best practices.
Participate in all phases of web services system testing.
Design and execute ETL tests.
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.
Hands-on experience testing data migrations/ETL jobs.
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
Prefer 1+ years of automation testing web services, using CA DevTest (formerly called ITKO Lisa)
SOA test experience should be utilized in the current/most recent project
Data testing experience to be within 1 year ago
Agile should be utilized in the current/most recent project
Experience working in a SAFe Agile environment