Job Description :
Software Test Analyst 5 (583221)
Richmond, VA
9 Months

Job Description:
Experience with front-end, UI and back-end validation testing.
Thorough understanding of various browsers user agents and compatibility testing.
Knowledge of SQL and database interaction.
Strong analytical skills; attention to details.
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a software development team.
Basic understanding of Java or other object-oriented programming languages.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Preferred Abilities:
Experience working in an Agile or iterative development environment.
Knowledge of test automation and best practices.
Experience with IBM Rational Team Concert, or another similar system (JIRA, VersionOne, etc Experience testing mobile, web, POS (Point-of-sale), financial and human resource applications preferred. A Bachelor''s Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems is preferred.
Extensive current experience in software testing is required.

Required Skills:
SQL Queries – Required 5 Years
Writing test plans and test scripts – Required 5 Years
Experience testing web and client applications – Required 5 Years

Work alongside software developers, business analysts, product owners and other system specialists to gather and interpret user/system requirements. Produce well-structured, documented and maintainable test scripts for manual testing that support the software test cycle within the SDLC. Participate in the development and support of the testing program aimed at supporting multiple testing efforts simultaneously. Create clearly documented defect reports for anomalies found during test procedures. Validate that user expectations are achieved during the testing process. Develop and establish quality assurance measures and testing standards for new applications, and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout their development/product lifecycles.