Business Analyst/Tester

  • Location

    Linthicum, United States

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:

    Direct Hire

  • Contact:

    Yasmin Baig

  • Job ref:

    159

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-05-18

Business Analyst/Tester (1 Senior level, 1 Junior Level)

Linthicum, MD

3+ year contract

Candidate must be able to work without sponsorship.

1. Business Analyst / Tester / Onsite Support analyst (Junior)

Duties:

  • Documents meeting notes, decisions, and functional design details for information
  • systems.
  • Drafts agile user stories, system documentation, system training content, design
  • artifacts, etc.
  • Develops, documents, and executes detailed test cases, test scenarios.
  • Validates and documents test results conform to design.
  • Updates defects, test cases, and user stories in tracking system.
  • Creates and manages production support incidents from inception through closing.
  • Supports and works directly with system users during user testing, training, and
  • system rollout, including in business offices.
  • Communicates functional design, test results, and feedback with both development
  • and business/user teams.
  • Provides onsite support for end users during rollout of systems at various social service
  • agency locations throughout the State of Maryland.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience:

  • Experience performing analysis and summarizing/communicating complex processes and information.
  • At least 2 years of experience in using MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical team and users. Interact with State’s functional leads to get more clarification on the requirements and scenarios and technical teams.

2. Business Analyst / Tester (Senior)

Duties:

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

Education:

A 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 is required.

Experience:

  • Functional experience with local or government Child Support, Integrated Eligibility System (IES), Child Welfare, Adult Protective Services, Juvenile Justice or Health and Human Services projects.
  • At least five (5) years of experience as an analyst/tester on software projects in supporting requirement analysis, application test script development and execution.
  • At least five (5) years of experience in mapping the business and technical requirements into test cases and generating test scripts.
  • At least five (5) years of practical experience in using relational databases and generating SQL scripts is required.
  • At least 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. Interact with State’s functional leads to obtain more clarification on the requirements and scenarios.
  • Should be 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 (e.g. Selenium).
  • Experience in testing web and mobile applications in a cross platform and browser environment.
  • Experience in testing Java, JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS, JMeter, WAVE, RPT, LoadRunner.
  • Experience in triaging change requests, incidents during all phases of design, development, testing and training.
  • Experience working with web services.
  • Performing analysis and troubleshooting of production support issues.
  • Must be well versed with defect management concepts and processes.

Preferred Experience:

  • Two (2) years of experience in Federal and State health and human services (HHS) programs (i.e., 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), Child Support, Care Management, EHR, Child Care.
  • Experience with tools like SOAP UI, REST API and also able to validate data at the database level as well as monitor logs.