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Quality Assurance/Tester 3
Ref No.: 18-26983
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Title:  Quality Assurance/Tester 3 (575992)
Location: Des Moines, IA 50319
Duration: 12+ Months


Job Descrption:
The Quality Assurance/Tester (QAT) is responsible for the design, pilot, and implementation of the software quality assurance review processes. Works with Application Teams during pre and post assessment periods. The QAT Specialist reports to the Quality Assurance Team Lead. For each phase end review the QAT is responsible to plan, schedule, execute, and document findings of the review. Possesses a detailed understanding of processes which support the software development lifecycle. The Quality Assurance/Test Lead is responsible for communicating with the State regarding the progress of the quality approach and a summary of the metrics, as well as managing the Quality Assurance Specialist/Testers.
The QAT is a member of a team which plans, constructs, and executes product tests, system tests, unit tests, load tests, volume tests, network tests as well as works with others for release control processes. The more experienced QAT manages, plans, constructs, and executes tests and integrates with release control process.
The QAT creates test models for product test and release control (plans, data, and scripts). Conducts structured walk-throughs. Executes assembly or product tests. Meets time estimates for assigned tasks. Communicates accurate and useful status updates. Follows quality standards. Able to work in a team environment. Completes assigned tasks. Possesses strong communication skills; both written and spoken.
OCIO is committed to utilizing modern technologies and methodologies in order to deliver secure, high-quality technical solutions to its business partners.  The majority of our development projects consist of web applications written in .Net, SQL Server, Entity Framework, MVC and Bootstrap.  
 
Required Skills:
  • Experience as a quality assurance tester, in all areas of testing (unit, integration, system, regression, performance and UAT)
  • Experience with iterative and/or Agile Scrum development methodologies
  • Proven experience with Agile Test Engineering practices such as ATDD, TDD, and BDD
  • Experience testing web applications using .Net platform, SQL Server database, SSIS, Jenkins, GIT and VSTS
  • Experience testing web applications using HTML/ CSS, JavaScript and/or TypeScript
  • Experience in testing automation
  • Experience in the following technologies: SpecFlow, Selenium, Nunit and Jasmine
  • Ability to write using Gherkin (or similar) syntax