*Role : QA * *No of positions : 2*
*Rate: $45/hr C2C * *Length: 6months +* *Location: Washington, DC* *Locals from DC/MD/VA only * *Phone and F2F required (No OPTS please)* Job activities include: · Preparing detailed functional test plans utilizing functional requirements and technical design documentation and applied test strategies. · Preparing test case definitions including input artifacts, detailed test steps and expected results in the Conditional Access test management repository. · Determination of test case efficacy for coverage of functional requirement and technical design. · Determination of level of effort estimates for test planning purposes · Test execution in accordance with the test plans. · Verification of detailed test results based on defined test cases with retention of all QA deliverables and testing artifacts in the Conditional Access test management system. · Preparing load and performance test scripts that drive the applications under test to a predetermined threshold of volume and activity. Duties and Responsibilities: - Review project requirements and design documentation as a basis for: - Understanding business and application functionality and features in order to determine the appropriate test cases required for test coverage. - Preparation of detailed testing plans and documentation including required testing for new functionality and assessment of regression testing requirements. - Test case definitions that validate all inputs and outputs of a particular process under test including web service calls, file processing, database updates and logging functions. - Test coverage definition and mapping of test cases to requirements. - Test data creation for all aspects of testing. - Development and maintenance of both manual and automated test scripts covering: - An automation framework adequate for driving the services under test through all of the identified test cases using the required test data. - Automated generation of test data adequate for both functional and for performance testing as indicated in the test plan and strategy. - Evaluation and retention of test artifacts that cover the planned tests in the Conditional Access test management system including the capture of database updates, file processing and parsing appropriate trace evidence from service logs. - Building SQL queries to populate and establish the test bed required to complete functional and performance testing. - Automated test scripts as needed. - Tracking and communication of testing status including: - Defect identification with supporting trace evidence. - Test tracking including percentage completed. - Failure rate and blocked test identification. - Issues and risks. - Collaborate with the Advanced Development Group, OEM Engineering, Innovations Center, Supply Chain, Streaming Services and Products, and Subscriber Management System teams for test design, execution, and deployment coordination as needed.. - Interface with Conditional Access Operations team as assigned regarding new software releases, training, and trouble-shooting production problems. · Ownership and resolution verification of issues encountered in testing. - Proactively determination technical issues and solutions. * *Supervisory Responsibilities: - There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this job. Minimum Qualifications: - BS in Engineering, Information Systems or Computer Science. - 5+ years of experience in software testing and quality assurance in a software engineering or application development discipline. - 5+ years of experience developing load and performance testing scripts in a common language and working with internal and external organizations for the preparation and completion of planned load tests. - 2+ years’ experience designing, developing, and testing secure systems. Requirements and General Skills: - Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with Development and Operations teams. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills. - Ability to pay attention to details and be organized. - Ability to project a professional image over the phone and in person. - Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment. - Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects. - Strong organizational skills and attention to details. - Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast paced environment. - Must have legal right to work in the U.S. Technical Skills: · Comprehension of Public Key Cryptography and encryption algorithms. · Strong comprehension of Software Development Life Cycle and Configuration Management using Agile methodology techniques. · Comprehension of Object-Oriented Programming. · Comprehension of RESTful web services, SOA. · Skilled in Transact-SQL. · Skilled in MS SQL Server and strong understanding of relational database concepts. · Strong skills with Excel. · Multi-platform experience (Windows / UNIX) is a plus. -- * * *Thanks & Regards* Rathna Kumar | Senior-IT Recruiter | Email: rath...@usmsystems.com Phone: 703-349-2660 -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "REQSRESUMES" group. 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