Job Description :
Client: State of Arizona
AZ Education: (2) QA Positions #42993, 42995 (more senior)
Duration: 6 months
Target Rate:
Interview: 1st in person- NO EXCEPTIONS

Please make sure of the following prior to submitting:
1. This is a repost of 41096 and 41503 and 42343, new candidates only. Please do not submit candidates who have been rejected from ADE QA postings in the past.
2. Make sure candidate has not already been submitted for AZ Req# 42993 & has not previously been submitted or interviewed previously with the State of AZ Education.
3. Essential skills and experience include an intermediate level of SQL skills (will be tested in interview); test automation experience with Selenium (candidate should be able to evaluate testing to suggest candidate tests for automation and use Selenium to develop automation scripts); deep knowledge and interest in object oriented programming.
4. Candidates should only be submitted if they are able to write SQL queries, and have reviewed SQL fundamentals.
5. Please ensure all candidates submitted have had a thorough review of SQL skills.
6. Local candidates only. Resumes that do not specify will not be accepted.
7. Candidates must be available to interview the week following close of posting and must be able to start within 2 weeks of job offer.
8. All work must be performed on-site.

Additional Skills for this Position:
Desire to expand knowledge of test automation
Strong understanding of the benefits of test automation, testing scenarios where automation would improve efficiencies, and automation best practices
Use of Selenium IDE and/or Web driver with the last year highly preferred
Prior experience with analyzing existing test cases/test plans to identify testing as good candidates for automation

Please have candidate fill out the skills matrix below and return with resume for submittal.
State of AZ required skills: Years of experience
Experience in develop, execute and implement test plans, test cases and test scripts for applications built upon a .NET application platform
Software testing experience with regression testing, integration testing, load and performance testing
Experience writing black box and GUI test cases, designing tests to mitigate risks and helping business experts define requirements
Experience with testing Enterprise level systems
Experience with scripting languages (JavaScript)
Experience with open source test tools (Fit, FitNesse, Canoo WebTest, HtmlUnit or others)
Experience with commercial test tool scripting languages and/or programming in any language
Experience & knowledge in object oriented programming
Experience with TFS and MS Test and test automation
Experience in context-based, exploratory, or scenario testing
Experience with testing of web services
Extensive backend testing, understands data mapping, ETL and write complex SQL/Procs
Strong understanding of the benefits of test automation, testing scenarios where automation would improve efficiencies, and automation best practices
Exposure to and use of Selenium IDE and/or Web driver with the last year (yes/no)
Prior experience with analyzing existing test cases/test plans to identify testing as good candidates for automation
Desire to expand knowledge of test automation (yes/no)
Bachelor degree (yes/no)

Client : AZ Education Department