QA Tester - Drilling at Apex Systems, Inc. in Houston, TX

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QA Tester - Drilling – (Houston, Texas)

Apex Systems, nation’s 2nd largest IT Staffing firm, is looking to hire a QA Tester-Drilling on a 1 year contract basis in Houston.

Position Overview

  • Adhere to Testing Standards
  • Provide objective assessment of Product Quality
  • Provide Risk Assessment and Mitigation for assigned Products and Projects
  • Contribute as an active Software Tester on the Team to deliver product stories
    • Define Testing Objectives based on Acceptance Criteria
    • Develop Test Cases based on Test Objectives and Acceptance Criteria
    • Write comprehensive Test Cases to verify Product functionality
  • Identify requirements for and solutions to Test Data creation
  • Define, create and maintain Test environments
  • Validate Functionality according to Requirements/Stories
  • Verify Development changes have no undesired effect on other, associated areas of Functionality
  • Effectively leverage Test Automation to compliment Manual Testing efforts
  • Define, implement and execute Test Plans during Development and Delivery phases of the project
  • Adapt and communicate Test Plan to accommodate changes during project execution
  • Schedule, monitor, measure, track and report Test Results and progress against the Test Plan
  • Identify, communicate and document Bugs in a consistent fashion
  • Track Bugs through resolution and implementation
  • Verify Bugs are resolved according to Bug Definition
  • Can demonstrate a strong understanding of Software Testing Practices, Strategies and Techniques
  • Can demonstrate principles of effective Test Design and detailed Test Case definition
  • Can demonstrate Lean principles and sustainable Testing solutions
  • Can explain the different approaches to Testing and how/when these approaches are beneficial to the overall Testing Strategy
  • Can demonstrate a strong understanding of Software Development and Agile methodologies
  • Experience writing comprehensive Test Plans
  • Experience communicating Test Plans and Test Strategies to Project Team and Management
  • Experience communicating Test Results, Test progress and overall status to Project Team and Management
  • Experience identifying, communicating and mitigating Product and Project Risk
  • Has a working knowledge of many complex applications including multi-tier architectures
  • Experience with API level Testing
  • Experience working in Agile/SCRUM environment Can lead Design and Implementation of Software Test Integration capabilities across applications
  • Has strong understanding of most elements of a successful Software Development Program, including, but not limited, to Manual/Automated Testing, Software Functional Requirements/User Stories, Code Design and Defect Management.
  • Has experience in Software Testing, Data creation/manipulation and Test Automation
  • Can demonstrate effective usage of common Test Tools (e.g. Defect Management, Test Management, Requirements Management)
  • Can write clear, concise and sufficiently detailed Bug Reports
  • Can author, implement and communicate Test Plans and status to Team and Management
  • Can design and create Automated Test Scripts
  • Understands the principles of Data Driven Testing and Action Based Automation design
  • Can understand and communicate Quality Metrics that provide practical, realistic and pragmatic data relevant to the team/project
  • Is detail-oriented
  • Can demonstrate good troubleshooting/problem solving skills

*Please note that as a contract employee with Apex Systems, you'd be eligible for Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Short Term Disability; Hospitalization Coverage; Direct Deposit; Weekly Pay; Training and Development Programs; Corporate Discounts/Perks and our Referral Program.*

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.

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We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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