Business Analyst & Tester

Optimal Solutions And Technologies   •  

Linthicum Heights, MD

Industry: Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 33 days ago

Optimal Solutions & Technologies (OST, Inc.) is focused on excellence. We specialize in providing Management Consulting, Information Technology, and Research Development and Engineering services. OST is one of an elite set of companies worldwide to be externally appraised CMMI Level 5.

The fundamental distinction of the OST team is its business knowledge in both the public and private sectors. We serve the aerospace & transportation, association & nonprofit, defense, education, energy, financial, healthcare, and technology & telecommunications industries. OST is successful because we listen to our clients, we learn from our clients, and we know our clients.

Description of specific Duties in a typical workday for this position:

  • Develop requirements for information systems from a project's inception to conclusion.
  • Develop required specifications for simple to moderately complex systems.
  • Develop and document test cases, testing plans and procedures in an agile environment.
  • Design and execute IT software tests, evaluate results to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Design and prepare all needed test data. Reviews test results and evaluate results for conformance to design.
  • Develop and document test cases, testing plans and procedures in an agile environment.
  • Develop and maintain automated regression and integration test plan for validation.
  • Communicate test results and feedback with development teams.

Position Requirements

  • Five (5) years of experience as an analyst/tester on software projects in supporting requirement analysis, application test script development and execution.
  • Five (5) years of experience in mapping the business and technical requirements into test cases and generate test scripts.
  • Five (5) years of practical experience in using relational database and generating SQL scripts.
  • Five (5) years of experience in using MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio).
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical team and users.
  • Able to triage change requests, incidents during all phases of design, development, testing and training.
  • Practical knowledge in manual and automated testing, 508 compliance, performance, UAT, Unit, regression and integration testing.
  • Experience with automated testing and automated testing tools.
  • Experience in testing Web application, Mobile application in a cross platform and browser environment.
  • Experience in testing Java, JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS, JMeter and GitHub.
  • Experience in triaging change requests, incidents during all phases of design, development, testing and training.
  • Experience working with web services and APIs.
  • Functional experience in Federal and/or State health and human services (HHS) programs is preferred (i.e., Child Welfare (CCWIS), Child Support, Adult Protective Services, Juvenile Services, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Women, Infants & Children (WIC), Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT), Medicaid, Children Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Care Management, EHR, Child Care).
  • Performing analysis and troubleshooting of production support issues.
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline.

This is a full time position paying a base salary, full benefits, and has possible bonus potential based on merit and performance. To be considered for this position, please apply online with a cover letter and MS Word resume.

OST is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, religion, gender, native origin, age, disability, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.