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QA Test Engineer in St. Louis, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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Job Description

This position will be responsible for coordinating quality assurance testing activities including understanding business requirements, drafting test documentation, executing test scripts, tracking defects, and monitoring testing activity. This position will also be part of an Agile team that is enhancing the G-Invoicing application. As part of these responsibilities, the position will manage relationships with Treasury business partners, interfacing applications, and peers at other locations. The Senior Test QA Engineer will serve as subject matter expert on the development of testing approaches, methodologies, and requirements.


  • Develop and execute automated and manual test scripts for requirement validation, integration, regression, performance and usability testing

  • Create and maintain test automation to support regression and Health Check testing

  • Identification and creation of reusable test data, particularly for automated testing

  • Communicate effectively with constituents at all levels within the Federal Reserve System and the Department of the Treasury

  • Develop quality assurance standards and track quality assurance activities

  • Learn and apply project high-level and detailed business requirements

  • Participate in test strategy, test estimation and planning discussions

  • Draft test artifacts, including Test Plans, Business Test Scenarios and Requirements Traceability Matrices

  • Create and maintain change tickets related to testing initiatives

  • Create and maintain reusable test data for automation scripts

  • Create and execute SQL scripts to be used for test validation

  • Participate in agile ceremonies

  • Document test results and assist with defect management

  • Produce status reports related to the testing process

  • Perform analysis related to enhancements to the application

  • Review and maintain all project documentation in accordance with department procedures

  • Assist with technical artifacts (such as Use Cases and User Interface Specifications) and engage in technical discussions

  • Support testing of application and environmental upgrades as well as resolution of production issues

  • Maintain understanding of current and new testing technologies

  • Performs 508 compliance testing

  • Draft, edit, and implement Help Text files for existing and new modules

  • Participate in Lessons Learned or Project Review sessions, and identify potential work process improvements

  • Assist with mentoring and team training needs

  • Other responsibilities as assigned to support the team and the Treasury customer


  • Bachelor's degree or commensurate experience

  • 3-5+ years of experience as an Automation Quality Assurance tester

  • 3+ years of experience with test automation, such as Selenium, required

  • Experience creating Behavior Driven tests using Cucumber or JBehave a plus

  • Familiarity with Eclipse, Junit/TestNG, Maven, and Bamboo a plus

  • Experience automating tests in an agile environment

  • Experience with performance testing tools, such as HP Loadrunner/ VuGen, preferred

  • Experience developing and executing automated and manual test scripts for requirement validation, integration, regression, performance and usability testing

  • Experience with change management and defect tracking tools such as JIRA preferred

  • Experience in the creation of SQL scripts preferred

  • Development experience with Java, Java Script, VBScript, VB or VC++ preferred

  • Excellent customer service skills and strong ability to manage business relationships

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and written communications

  • High standards of confidentiality; ability to handle sensitive information with integrity and trust

  • Travel (5%)

US citizenship required for working on a US Treasury application