Software Testers

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 08-18-2017
One of our key clients is seeking Junior to Mid level Software Testers to join our team in support of our projected work with the Department of Homeland Security - Transportation Security Administration - Secure Flight Work Program.

This project has just been recompeted and they are starting the new term as a preferrred sub to the prime, so good job security on this team.  These positions are located in Annapolis Junction, MD.

Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a DHS suitability security clearance.
This is a full time salaried position with full benefits (no H1Bs or 3rd parties).
This position supports Test Leads by creating detailed performance test tasks for the work plan,  providing accurate status of these tasks and supporting efforts to validate the solution design by testing the application against performance requirements. 
The Testers develop detailed test plans and results artifacts.
Identifies and creates detailed test cases and test scripts and maps to appropriate requirements and design specifications.
The Performance Tester will perform the following tasks:
  • Supports Test Lead in upward stakeholder management, status report development, metrics, etc.
  • Creates performance test approach and strategy from system requirements and design documents
  • Establishes verifiable performance benchmarks for system and system components
  • Assists in identifying clear performance requirements / measurement criteria from poorly defined metrics 
  • Leads effort to identify test cases and map them to performance/system/integration requirements for appropriate testing coverage
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining test artifacts (plans, reports, dashboards) and ensuring they meet client's expectations
  • Manages the creation of required test data and data loads for each performance test run
  • Manages shakeout testing and maintaining performance test environment
  • Create accurate time estimates and meet schedules for performance/stress testing efforts
  • Manages effort of automating the performance/load test scripts
  • Performs execution of test cases/runs to meet required execution targets to keep the project on schedule
  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum 3 years directly related work experience
  • ICAgile Certified Professional (ACP)
  • Experience with Rat App Dev, Rat Functional Tstr, RatClear Case, RatClear Quest, RatRequisite Pro, Rational DOORS Next Generation (DNG), Rational Quality Manager (RQM), Rational Team Concert (RTM), IBM WAS Appl Server, IBM MQ, IBM ILOG.
  • Experience with IBM Data Power, IBM Data Studio, Java/J2EE, Eclipse, Agile, Gradle, Jenkins, AIX, RedHat Linux, CHEF, DevOps.
  • Experience using performance test tools (HP Load Runner, IBM Rational Performance Tester, Load Impact, Load Test, etc.)
  • Ability to use load tools to monitor, gather, and report application performance
  • Knowledge of performance bottlenecks and end-to-end performance measures (server response time, throughput, latency, etc.)
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues in the performance test environment
  • Experience using test tools: TOAD, Benthic, SQL Server, SQL Plus, or other similar database query tools
  • JAVA, PERL, JavaScript (and/or other common programming languages)
  • Deep knowledge of how web applications work over HTTP protocol.
  • Experience working with Federal Government projects
  • Experience with DHS Systems Engineering Life Cycle (SELC)

Please send a current resume indicating salary requirements.
These are full time positions with full benefits as an employee (no 3rd parties or C2C please).
Please also provide a good daytime phone number that i may reach you on. 

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