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Job #: R-00020618
Location: Baltimore, MD
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

Description

Job Description:

The Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation currently has a need for a functional tester in Baltimore

  • The Systems for Inspections, Recalls, Compliance Enforcement (SIRCE) and Imports program supports the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Regulatory Affairs’ (ORA) critical work to safeguard the foods, drugs, devices, biologics, and veterinary products that the Agency regulates.  These systems continue to evolve to meet emerging business needs and to support new mandates and initiatives. It is important to respond to customer needs and issues.

 Key Responsibilities:
 

  • Estimating test case writing and execution effort and keeping track of own and team progress.
  • Designing test strategies, test plans, and test cases from requirements, design documents and specifications.
  • Estimating test case writing and execution effort and keeping track of own and team progress.
  • Test case authoring and holding test case reviews with stakeholders.
  • Execution of test cases including functional, regression, performance, load and smoke tests for both web applications and database.
  • Reporting defects, tracking, validating and closing.
  • Recording test results and reporting them.
  • 508 compliance test execution and documentation.
  • Identifying regression test candidates for automation, planning automation activities across the team and automating test cases.
  • Participation in daily scrum meetings, agile ceremonies and weekly test team meetings.
  • Participate in all phases of risk management assessments and software development with emphasis on analysis of user requirements, test design and test tools selection.
  • Install, maintain, or use software testing programs.
  • Supporting our metrics program by keeping track and gather metrics on all activities.
  • Support UAT activities.
  • Support end of sprint demos, user acceptance testing, and solicit feedback from FDA on test artifacts and processes.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 BS degree and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
• At least 6 years of experience performing as a software tester

  • Strong front end interface testing with emphasis on user personas.
  • Experience with SQL server and experience with writing and executing backend tests using SQL
  • Experience with drafting test plans and test cases
  • Some experience with web services and API testing
  • Working knowledge of the software development lifecycle and Agile-Scrum development methodology
  • Experience with gathering metrics and monitoring progress
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Provide backup support and leadership to the eNSpect test team as needed
  • US Citizenship or US Person (Green Card Holder) is required and must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance to get a Health and Human Services / Health Resources and Services Administration badge

Preferred Qualifications
 

  • Understanding of FDA’s EPLC Process
  • Experience with test automation
  • Experience with HP Load Runner and/or jMeter
  • Experience with section 508 testing
  • Experience with HP ALM, Subversion, JIRA
  • Familiarity with Windows, LINUX, WebLogic, Oracle DB, PL/SQL, SoapUI
  • Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint).

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Testing and Quality Assurance

Leidos

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