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Software Tester

**Job Description**

There are multiple projects being developed, and this position will have responsibility for tracking testing schedules through weekly dial-in meetings with the developers. Hands-on testing, test observation, and writing after action reports for the customer. Critical thinking, and the ability to question the developers when a software feature or requirement is not sufficiently described to enable testing, are essential skills.

Job Description and Requirements:

- The Tester will provide support to the Agile Teams as needed in areas of testing, usability, security and build/tools management.

- Performs formal system testing activities for a particular project or subset of a larger project.

- Performs analysis of documented user requirements and directs or assists in the design of test plans in support of user requirements for moderately complex to complex software or IT systems.

- May participate in all phases of risk management assessment and software/hardware development.

- Responsible for ensuring that the test design and documentation support all applicable clients, agency or industry standards time lines and budgets.

- Responsible for ensuring that testing conclusions and recommendations are fully supported by test results and project managers are fully informed of testing status and application deviations from documented user requirements.

**Required Education, Experience, & Skills**

-Possess good communications skills including interpersonal communication and team communication

-Understanding the need for and be an advocate of disciplined approaches (requirements, processes, and practices

-Software and Functional requirements analysis to determine testability, and to develop test cases

-Familiarity with JIRA, to include searching Agile and Kanban boards, creating Dashboards, and creating and managing tickets/issues

**Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills**

Testing microservice applications

**Software Tester**

**68567BR**

EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression

Software Tester

Full time
Sterling, VA

Published on 04/16/2021

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