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Senior Data Test Engineer

Custom Software Systems, Inc. Washington ,DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Custom Software Systems (CSS) Inc., is seeking a Lead Data Test Engineer for one of our client’s projects. The selected candidate would report to the Test Manager. The position requires managing and delegates data testing tasks to a team of 6 data testers. The Lead Data Test Engineer performs tasks related to data, regression, interface, and end-to-end testing of the project’s ERP using available test tools. The candidate would write and execute interface test cases to measure data accuracy and correctness using available ETL tools. The position requires completing root cause analyses using SQL and works with flat-files, database dumps and XML/XSD. The candidate would work with business analysts to understand the system design and work with developers to resolve defects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Delegate tasks to a team of 6 data testers
  • Use testing best practices to enhance the existing data testing process
  • Work with developers, functional analysts, technical SMEs and other team members to understand and test conversion, inbound and outbound interfaces to the system
  • Develops and executes interface test scenarios and test scripts for complex business rules using available ETL tools
  • Reviews interface design documents, analyzes requirements and works with flat files, database dumps, XML/XSD to achieve expected results
  • Perform root cause analysis, database validation, and data defect identification using SQL
  • Create/Identify test data to validate functional and technical requirements
  • Traces requirements to test cases to ensure coverage for full system integration test
  • Ensures requirements are met through data testing activities
  • Designs, develops and executes reusable test cases and procedures based on requirements relevant to data test planning and creation using HP ALM
  • Collects, tracks and reports test metrics and briefs leadership on test status
  • Coordinates the resolution of problems inhibiting test progress
  • Reviews customer requirements and specifications to ensure that tests will confirm that these are satisfied
  • Train new and existing team members on IPPS-A process and testing best practices

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An active Secret clearance is required
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of software testing experience for the federal government
  • Ability to write complex SQL queries for database validation and data defect identification
  • Experience with the ETL process, and backend testing of Oracle databases using SQL and Unix scripting
  • Strong understanding of relational databases, and software testing techniques and methods
  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance Methodologies and the SDLC
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Security + certification
  • Knowledge of the Agile development process; experience with testing in an agile development environment is strongly desired.
  • Demonstrated experience working with continuous integration environments.
  • Expertise with HP Quality Center and the HP Application Life-Cycle Management Suite (Quality Center, Unified Functional Testing, Performance), and defect tracking tools.
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft versions 9.1/9.2

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor's degree in Technology or related field 5-7 years of software testing experience for the federal government.

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Company Description
Company Background:
Headquartered in Leesburg, Virginia, Custom Software Systems, Inc. (CSS) is a Woman-Owned (WOSB) and HUBZone certified small business. Built on a foundation of trusted client partnerships, CSS has fostered a stakeholder-centric yet disciplined approach to IT solutions development. This ensures our ability to consistently meet or exceed our customers' expectations.

Benefits:
CSS is a very employee oriented company knowing that well trained, professional associates are what make our company great. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes: paid holidays and paid time off; medical insurance that includes vision; dental insurance; company paid long and short-term disability and life insurance; a Simple IRA plan (similar to 401k); parking and commuter reimbursement. We also work with our employees on training and professional certification plans that benefit the employee, the client and CSS - a win-win-win strategy.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
CSS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. CSS complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

CSS expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of CSS employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Custom Software Systems, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Great opportunities to work with amazing clients and a fantastic team!

Company Background: Headquartered in Leesburg, Virginia, Custom Software Systems, Inc. (CSS) is a Woman-Owned (WOSB) and HUBZone certified small business. Built on a foundation of trusted client partnerships, CSS has fostered a stakeholder-centric yet disciplined approach to IT solutions development. This ensures our ability to consistently meet or exceed our customers' expectations. Benefits: CSS is a very employee oriented company knowing that well trained, professional associates are what make our company great. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes: paid holidays and paid time off; medical insurance that includes vision; dental insurance; company paid long and short-term disability and life insurance; a Simple IRA plan (similar to 401k); parking and commuter reimbursement. We also work with our employees on training and professional certification plans that benefit the employee, the client and CSS - a win-win-win strategy. Equal Opportunity Employer: CSS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. CSS complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. CSS expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of CSS employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

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