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Description/Job Summary

GCE - Global Connections to Employment is excited to offer IT career opportunities within our fast growing organization.  Our mission – “Helping people throughout life’s journey” and the vision to be the trusted partner for improving the quality of life in the communities we serve.  GCEs serves to help people with disabilities find meaningful employment within multiple service lines in 14 states.  GCEs IT teams maintain more than 73 government and commercial contracts and we has been honored with numerous awards for service excellence and supporting employee morale.  Our  IT team is a primary federal contractor for Department of Defense agencies where our focus is on identity management and software development credentialing, and personnel security and benefits. 

Position Summary:

QA Test Engineer performs quality assurance activities with little supervision for one or more software development projects. Assists with the development of project Software Quality Assurance Plan and the implementation of procedures that conforms to the requirements of the contract. Provides input into the assessment of how the project’s software development process is being implemented relative to the defined process and collaborates with team to recommend methods to optimize the organization’s process.

Job Qualifications:

  •  Degree Requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field. May substitute equivalent combination of education and experience.
  •  Years of Experience: 3+ years in software development.
  •  Understanding of different software development life cycles (i.e. waterfall, iterative, agile, etc.).
  •  Ability to develop and document test plans and create/update test cases based on functional/technical specifications.
  •  Understanding of both manual and automated testing methodologies, processes and testing metrics.
  •  Learn to independently test .Net and Java client/server software suites with multiple independent components.
  •  Ability to develop application testing knowledge on the Windows platform, especially Client/Server .Net and Java applications, data synchronization, Global Platform and Biometrics, and/or XML/SOAP applications.
  •  Basic understanding on how to create, edit, update SQL statements.
  •  Fundamental knowledge in scripting languages to automate testing tasks.
  •  Ability to learn to use automated testing tools.
  •  Experience using version control systems (i.e. CVS, VSS, or TFS).
  •  Experience using issue tracking software (i.e. JIRA, BugZilla, or TestTrack Pro).
  •  Strong 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 Framework (ie Strut 2 and Spring), Apache Tomcat, Linux (Red Hat), GenEdit.
  •  Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for a public trust clearance or higher.
  •  U. S. Citizenship required per government contract.

To Apply

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

Global Connections to Employment, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Drug Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING REQUIRED

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