Software Tester (mid-level)

Full Time
D.C. Metro

Location: Quantico, VA


TechGuard Security, LLC, a premier cyber security company, is seeking a Software Tester (mid-level) to work with TechGuard’ s Information System Test and Evaluation Support Group.  Join an experienced and passionate management team and take a fast-growing National Cyber Security company to the next level.

The candidate shall have experience in testing enterprise-wide web applications to support a system modernization effort for a Federal Government customer. The Tester will be part of a talented and dynamic Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) team that works on mission-critical applications. Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, prepare, and execute tests to verify functionality and document and report tests results.
  • Provide technical support for test planning, preparation, and execution of test events.
  • Prepare and review technical documents.
  • Identify and mitigate any software testing risks.

Required Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma with five or more years of applicable experience; or completion of appropriate software development or software training program and three years of applicable experience.
  • Proven ability to support various Application development environments such as Agile and/or Waterfall.
  • Identify and mitigate any software testing risks.
  • Ability to lead or support other team members during test events.
  • Proven hands-on experience with various types of software testing including, but not limited to: Functional, Regression, and Automation testing.
  • Analyzing requirements/use cases & providing feedback.
  • Hands-on experience with generating automation test scripts using record and play tools such as HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT) or similar.
  • Proficient in preparing Test Plans, Test Cases, and Test Reports using Test Management tools such as HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) or similar.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Skills/Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or related discipline and 3-5 years related experience.
  • Experience HP ALM 12.2+ and UFT 14+ preferred.
  • Experience with WebInspect or Fortify.
  • Experience with Load Complete or similar Performance tools.
  • An understanding of various software development lifecycle (SDLC) processes.
  • Able to meet and deliver on deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Quick to learn, self-motivated, and enthusiastic.

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with Web App Security Assessment and/or Static Code Analysis Tools.
  • Web-based Application CAC/PKI Authentication testing.

Clearance Requirements:

  • Requires SECRET clearance.

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