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GCR Inc.Fairfax, VA
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Job Description

GCR Inc. is a leading software development company that serves public sector clients through aviation, government, energy technologies, real estate, community planning and recovery services.

We are growing and have an immediate need for a Software Tester to join our team in Fairfax, VA.

General Responsibilities:

  • Lead or participate in testing efforts involving custom software development projects
  • Develop or have intimate knowledge of testing approaches and methodologies
  • Develop a testing strategy and test plans
  • Develop test cases and test scripts based on business requirements
  • Document testing results and work with developers to resolve testing issues
  • Familiar with the use of testing tools and root cause analysis
  • Operate independently in a fast paced and demanding work environment where strong organization and multi-tasking skills are required

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Experience taking software requirements and specifications documents such as Business Requirements Documents (BRD), Functional Specifications Documents (FSD), in order to detail use cases for testing.
  • Worked on projects where client is completely external to the organization and the only corporate relationship with the client is through a contract
  • Experienced working in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • Must have assisted with or have had full responsibility in coordinating System Integration Testing and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in presenting the results of testing to clients
  • Solid organizational skills with attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Writing of use cases, test cases/scripts mapped back to requirements traceability matrix
  • Execution of test cases to validate system is meeting requirements
  • Documenting defects and steps leading up to the defect
  • Working with developers to resolve defects
  • Working with business to prioritize defects
  • Preparing defect reports including graphs and charts
  • Understanding defect burn down rates
  • Excellent client-facing and internal written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in presenting the results of testing to clients
  • Solid organizational skills with attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communications and presentation skills required
  • 5+ years of experience in quality assurance, business analysis, technical writing or solution design required
  • Proficient in Java applications
  • Experienced with web browser, mobile testing and compatibility testing
  • Experience with accessibility testing and verification (WCAG, Section 508, Web Accessibility)
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Experience with test data setup and management
  • Basic ability to navigate command line of windows and Unix/Linux operating systems
  • Basic ability to edit/change simple shell scripts for test execution/management
  • Solid SQL knowledge for test results verification, white box testing
  • Experience with BDD, including Cucumber/Gherkin for writing/executing test scenarios
  • Experience configuring and executing automated tests in an agile/continuous integration development environment
  • Test automation experience (scripting) using Selenium, Cypress, Watir, etc.
  • Basic ability to read and interpret application logs to help troubleshoot and determine possible errors

 

GCR Inc. offers our employees a competitive compensation package. Among the benefits are paid time off, paid holidays, company matching 401(k), health and dental plans, company paid short term disability and life insurance.

GCR Inc.'s corporate headquarters are in New Orleans, Louisiana with additional offices in Covington, LA., Baton Rouge, LA, Windsor, CT and Indianapolis, IN.

GCR Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GCR Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

GCR Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace 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 GCR Inc.'s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

The hiring department will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate.

Estimated annual salary
$123,491
average
Minimum
$88,495
Maximum
$164,262

TASKS

  • Inspect, test, or measure materials, products, installations, or work for conformance to specifications.
  • Measure dimensions of products to verify conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as rulers, calipers, gauges, or micrometers.
  • Read blueprints, data, manuals, or other materials to determine specifications, inspection and testing procedures, adjustment methods, certification processes, formulas, or measuring instruments required.
  • Record inspection or test data, such as weights, temperatures, grades, or moisture content, and quantities inspected or graded.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Economics and AccountingKnowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Sales and MarketingKnowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
401K PlanPaid Holidays
Disability InsuranceDental Insurance
Vacation & Paid Time OffHealth Insurance

GCR Inc.

Type

Company - Private

Size

51 to 200 employees

Revenue

$25M to $50M

Location

New Orleans, LA

Industry

Information Technology

Founded

1979

CEO

Robert Mannarino

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