QUALITY ASSURANCE ANALYST I

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Description/Job Summary

Global Connections to Employment (GCE) is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities to work for Department of Defense Enterprise Information Technology contracts. Our organization’s mission is to help persons with disabilities through life’s journey. As a Top 25 non-profit provider under the AbilityOne® Program, GCE is recognized for complex and demanding operational systems, leadership development, workforce engagement, and the ability to manage prime/subcontractor relationships. We provide numerous business lines in 16 states, including District of Columbia.  Our IT Groups are located in Seaside, CA and Lorton, VA, performing more than 50 government and commercial contracts. We provide a wide range of IT support in accordance with industry standards and sustain high quality. Our pillars of operational excellence are Best People, Best Service, Best Quality, Financial Performance, and Growth.

Position Overview

Performs quality assurance activities for one or more software development projects. Provides development of project Software Quality Assurance Plan and the implementation of procedures that conforms to the requirements of the contract. Provides an independent assessment of how the project’s software development process is being implemented relative to the defined process and recommends methods to optimize the organization’s process.

Job Requirements

  • Degree Requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field. May substitute equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Years of Experience: 0-1+ year in software development.
  • Degree and experience requirement may be waived for GCE Information Technology Trainee if all other job requirements are met.
  • Interest in obtaining ISQTB Foundation Level Core Certification. One year of experience may be substituted for certification.
  • Must demonstrate ability to perform all requirements and show continued progress on job functions in a client environment.
  • Ability to understand different software development cycles (i.e. waterfall, iterative, agile, etc.).
  • Ability to learn how to develop and document test plans and create/update test scenarios and cases based on functional/technical specifications.
  • Ability to learn both manual and automated testing methodologies, processes and testing metrics.
  • Learn to test .Net and Java client/server software suites with multiple independent components.
  • Ability to learn application testing on the Windows platform, Client/Server .Net and Java applications, data synchronization, Global Platform and Biometrics, and/or XML/SOAP applications.
  • Ability to learn to create, edit and update SQL statements.
  • Ability to learn to use automated testing tools.
  • Learn to use version control systems (i.e. CVS, VSS, or TFS).
  • Ability to use issue tracking software (i.e. JIRA, BugZilla, or TestTrack Pro).
  • Time management skills.
  • Basic analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Proficiency Level Required with MS Office Products: intermediate.
  • Experience with the following software languages: PL/SQL, C++, Java, JavaScript, Java

Travel Requirements

Travel by car, rail and/or air may be required, domestically and internationally. The percentage of time traveling will vary widely based on the circumstances.

To Apply

Interested applicants please visit our Career Center @ www.gce.org or www.gce-it.org  and complete our on-line applications. Our toll free number is (866) 236-3981.

Global Connections to Employment, Inc. is a Drug Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING REQUIRED

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