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Automation Tester

Company: GovCIO
Location: Providence
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

GovCIO is currently hiring for a Automation/QA Tester to support the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) to support two critical initiativesaimed at modernizing and upgrading core document management systems including IBM FileNet and integrating new document management technologies such as IBM DataCap, Microsoft Dyanmics, and Sharepoint. The ideal candidate will have 5-8 years of experience in testing and quality assurance, with a strong background in testing MS Dynamics and Java/Oracle-based applications. Additionally, experience in test case development, automation using tools like Selenium, and familiarity with Agile methodologies, DevOps pipeline, and QA frameworks is essential. This position will be a fully remote position.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand project requirements and develop comprehensive test plans and test cases in ADO.

  • Execute manual and automated tests to ensure the quality and reliability of MS Dynamics and Java/Oracle-based applications.

  • Develop and maintain automated test scripts using tools like Selenium in ADO, ensuring efficient test execution and coverage.

  • Conduct regression testing, performance testing, and security testing to identify and address any issues or defects.

  • Participate in Agile ceremonies such as sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and sprint reviews, ensuring alignment with project timelines and objectives.

  • Work closely with developers and stakeholders to identify and resolve defects, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality software.

  • Continuously improve testing processes and methodologies, identifying opportunities for automation and efficiency gains.

  • Collaborate with DevOps teams to integrate automated tests into CI/CD pipelines, ensuring continuous testing throughout the development lifecycle.

  • Provide regular status updates and reports on testing progress, issues, and risks to project stakeholders.

  • Support the entire software development lifecycle, including testing, implementation, and maintenance, while upholding high software quality standards.

  • Support change management as needed to help PBGC employees adapt to new technologies and application updates.

    Required Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor's with 8+ years (or commensurate experience) in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.

    • 5-8 years of experience in software testing and quality assurance, with a focus on MS Dynamics and Java/Oracle-based applications.

    • Proficiency in test case development, execution, and automation using tools like Selenium in ADO.

    • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies and experience working in Agile teams.

    • Familiarity with DevOps practices and experience with CI/CD pipelines.

    • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

    • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.

      Preferred Skills and Experience

      • Experience with testing document management systems, such as FileNet and SharePoint.

      • Knowledge of Azure Cloud services and testing in cloud environments.

      • Familiarity with other automation tools and frameworks, such as Cucumber and JUnit.

      • Certification in software testing (e.g., ISTQB Certified Tester).

      • Experience working in government or federal agency projects.

        Clearance Required: Public Trust
        Company Overview
        GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.
        But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?
        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.
        Posted Pay Range
        The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an "at-will position" and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.
        Posted Salary Range
        USD $120,000.00 - USD $150,000.00 /Yr.
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        Location US-Remote
        ID 2024-4079
        Category Information Technology
        Position Type Full-Time

Keywords: GovCIO, Providence , Automation Tester, IT / Software / Systems , Providence, Rhode Island

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