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
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