Test Analyst – McLean VA

Title:  Test Analyst
Positions: 2
TemptoPerm: No
Startdate: 08/01/2012
Funding: Initiative
Project: LRAS Migration for LMWS. EDR, and Cash Manager from Gupta/SQL to J2EE

Statement: – Develop an overall UAT Test Strategy for the Legation Migration Project
– QA Analyst/ Test Analyst with extensive testing Freddie or Fannie experience
– Clear understanding in testing various Client/Server, Web based and complex Financial Applications
– Analyzed, validated and prioritized business requirements and developed test cases.
–  Proficient to understand and translate business requirements into Test Cases.
–  Strong knowledge of testing methods, tools and software testing best practices
–  Involved in writing SQL queries to verify the integrity of the data.

Skill level:  Mid-level (3-7 yrs)

Responsibilities: 

  • QA Analyst/ Test Analyst with extensive testing Freddie or Fannie experience having great verbal and written communication skills having ability to work independently.
  • Clear understanding in testing various Client/Server, Web based and complex Financial
  • Applications, in particular Gupta/SQL migration to J2EE requirements traceability
  • Extensively involved in preparation of Test Plans, Test Cases and Scripts for Functional,
  • Performance, Stress, Regression, Integration and UAT Testing.
  • Participated weekly with project plan meeting to ensure that the deliverables are met on time.
  • Involved through the final decision to release the application to the client after reviewing all defects, fixes and verifying that all the requirements have been met.
  • Reported defects to the Project Leads in daily meetings while updating the defects in Quality Center.
  • Analyzed, validated and prioritized business requirements and developed test cases.
  • Proficient to understand and translate business requirements into Test Cases.
  • Strong knowledge of testing methods, tools and software testing best practices.
  • Good Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and testing methodologies.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet project milestones and deliverable dates.
  • Involved in writing SQL queries to verify the integrity of the data.
  • Interacted with developers, Business & Management Teams and Stakeholders.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong attention to details with proven analytical and problem solving skills.

Experience:   – 5+ years experience as a Test Analyst
– 5+ years experience in Functional and Regression testing distributed web-based applications and/or complex           financial systems

Critical Skills:- Excellent verbal and written communications skills
– Excellent analytical skills and problem solving skills
– Excellent SQL Skills
– Ability to identify and resolve conflicts
– Firm knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle methodologies
– Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines
– Solid knowledge of test methodologies
– UNIX and Windows Operating Systems
– Previous experience with applications utilizing HTML,  JAVA, J2EE, Weblogic, Webmethods, XML, DB2, Oracle, Sybase, Gupta/SQL and J2EE

Tools:             – QA Testing – HP Quality Center, HP Quick Test Pro
– Defect Tracking – Clear Quest
– Requirement Management – DOORS, Requisite Pro
– Code/Version Management – Clear Case
– Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project

Preferred Skills:  – Test Automation experience with Mercury Quick Test Pro
– Test Certifications

Education: – BS in Computer Science or related field