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3 Jan 2022

Temporary Sr QA Specialist

JohnB – Posted by JohnB Anywhere

Job Description

ARC group has an immediate opportunity for a Senior QA Specialist. This is 100% remote, initially starting out as a 6 month contract with strong potential to extend or potentially convert to FTE.

Essential functions:
• Creates a test approach, identifying scope of testing with risk-based approach for each feature or scope of work in a project effort identifying test environments, dependencies, constraints, prioritizing test cases and scheduling time for the testing.
• Responsible for ensuring end to end testing methodology including all appropriate documentation and requirements.
• Sets up software and hardware in the test lab, per specs.
• Ensures test results are accurate, thorough and appropriately documented.
• Communicates results and coordinates logistics to the Systems Analysts, Developers, and other key IT staff and leadership as appropriate.
• Documents problems or results inconsistent with expected results.
• Performs quality assurance tests on all work and performs detailed analysis on test results.
• Certifies application for release to the next testing stage or to the production environment. Generates and distributes periodic status reports for testing.
• Sets up and executes complex scripts independently.
• Sets up test data beds based on data matching specific test conditions.
• Creates and executes moderately complex SQL queries.
• Executes automated test scripts.
• Writes/coordinates resolution of system defects. Ensures appropriate hand-offs and re-testing
• May provide technical guidance to other IT Testing Specialists.
• Participates in requirements gathering sessions or solicits information on incomplete requirements.
• Participates in facilitation and coordination of user acceptance testing.
• Design tests to aid learning and mitigate risks.
• Work with developers to create automated tests.
• Work with business analysts and business stakeholders to undertake exploratory testing.
• Ensures stories contain specific acceptance test conditions which communicate objectives to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
• Knowledge of performance and security vulnerability testing is a plus.
• Assist product owner in coming up with the acceptance criteria for user stories.

• Must have strong knowledge of SDLC
• Must have strong knowledge of STLC
• Must have strong knowledge of Testing concepts
• Must be able to create and execute test cases
• Thorough understanding of the business process(s) and flows involved in the system capabilities being tested
• Thoroughly understands As-Is and To-Be business processes to understand what’s changing
• Ability to communicate with the business in business language and with developers in technical language
• Must have strong PC skills and demonstrated proficiency in the MS Office Suite products
• Experience with testing management tools
• Must have the ability to extract data utilizing moderately complex SQL queries
• Ability to read logical and physical data models and understand the relationship between various tables
• Ability to clearly identify data needs and requirements for the respective test efforts
• Ability to execute automated test scripts as needed
• Ability to read various system input/output files; XML, Flat, 834, 835, etc
• Must have the ability to create unique test scenarios

Required Experience:
5-8 years of Professional experience in an IT related field preferably in a development or testing environment

Bachelor’s Degree in a Computer related field or relevant work experience

How to Apply

Please send resumes directly to John Burke at

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Temporary.

Job expires in 71 days.

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