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Senior QA Tester Analyst - with Mainframe in Austin, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  918942

Location: Austin, TX

Pay Rate: Negotiable based on experience

Contract: Long-term W-2 Contract


Job Responsibilities: 
1. Working as part of project team, conduct QA and testing with end users and customers 
2. Define deliverable and execute to a high degree of excellence 
3. Work with end users to define expected outcomes and report on defects 
4. Additional duties as defined by the Program Manager 
5. Assist a small team and identify methods of automating testing 
Additional Responsibilities: 
Work with internal resources to develop Test Plans that accurately define the scope of the testing effort, and then create individual test cases that define each test scenario. Once the Test Plan is approved, execute tests, track and communicate the results 
Follow Agile principles, working in a mix of Scrum, Kanban and any hybrid mix as needed. 
Need to collaborate, help each other, and jump in on any task that needs doing. 
Our Testers help to set priorities and solve problems. Understand business needs, and provide system options/process recommendations to support the request 
Enjoy problem solving and the challenge of finding system issues. 
The opportunity you get on our team is the chance to continually learn, experiment, try new technologies and techniques, collaborate to solve business and technical problems. 
You'll work with a variety of solutions targeting Project Bidding and Letting processes, Portfolio Management etc for state agency. 

Job Requirements

Min. 5+ years of experience required on following: 
You will work with using technologies including Java, C++, Web Frameworks, and Databases, supported by tests in JUnit, Cucumber, SoapUI etc. 
Experience testing Mainframe systems is required. 
Knowledge of SQL is a plus. 
Knowledge of Agile tools like Rally, JIRA etc. 
Adept at creating Test Summary and Defect Summary documentation. 
Experience with Test Automation Tools a plus (Selenium , Java etc) 
Troubleshoot issues reported by users and work with necessary parties to identify/implement a resolution 
Ideal candidates are passionate about developing the best possible quality software product working test-first, in small increments, getting quick feedback from automated regression tests and from stakeholders

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