Senior Software Tester

Halfaker and Associates   •  

Woodlawn, MD

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 301 days ago

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Job Description

Halfaker and Associates, an award winning high growth small business, creates innovative and customer-centric technology solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Software Engineering and IT Infrastructure to improve the health, security and well-being of all Americans. Our commitment to excellence and our vision to “Continue to Serve” has resulted in steady growth and an expanding client base across government agencies in the health, defense, security and intelligence sectors. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we have employees nationwide and were recently named a 2017 Top Work Place by the Washington Post. Please take a moment to browse through our website and learn more about what it means to serve with Halfaker.


Halfaker has an opening for a Senior Software Engineer (Test Engineer) to join our talented, dynamic team. The key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Responsible for driving all aspects of functional testing, while collaborating with other test engineers on the testing team throughout the project to ensure timely completion of assignments
  • Develop and execute an overall test strategy for the project
  • Work closely with the Test Lead to develop and execute the test plans and schedules for each test phase/cycle, including conversion testing, functional testing, integration testing, and user acceptance testing
  • Responsible for providing key metrics and status updates to the Test Lead throughout the project
  • Create and maintain documents and deliverables associated with testing
  • Develop and maintain project specific testing processes, procedures, and metrics
  • Write and execute manual test cases
  • Participate in the full software lifecycle
  • Work with small teams in a fast-paced environment using Agile methodologies
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders to provide ongoing testing support
  • Maintain high ethical standard in dealing with sensitive data

Required Skills

  • Must have experience generating requirements to test procedure traceability matrix and producing test procedures from business, functional and system requirements, and software design specifications
  • Must have back-end testing experience
  • Must be able to exercise application software and architecture sufficient to prove or disprove the tests success
  • Must be able to convey the results of the test both verbally and written to the development and management staff
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Experience with ALM Quality Center
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project
  • Must be able to obtain a Position of Trust designation
  • Effective communication skills for interaction with staff, peers, and customers
  • Proficiency in creating scopes of work with detailed work plans in accordance to SDLC techniques and Agile/Scrum Methodologies
  • LoadRunner, Quick Test Pro (QTP), and WinRunner
  • Experience with executing performance testing and load testing
  • Experience in automated testing
  • Experience in healthcare industry
  • Healthcare claims, policy, and provider experience
  • Experience in Medicare and Medicaid desired
  • Experience in consulting to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with 5 years of overall experience in Quality Assurance
  • 4 years direct experience in Quality Assurance, System or Software Testing, or equivalent, particularly outlining test plans, defining necessary regression testing, and test case and procedure development and execution; 4 years of additional related experience may be considered in lieu of a degree