[Greater-baltimore] FW: Interesting QA Testing opportunity in DC

Danielsen, Chris CDanielsen at nfb.org
Tue Jan 13 01:54:29 UTC 2009


I received the below inquiry from someone in my 
network on LinkedIn.  Feel free to post it to any appropriate lists.



Christopher S. Danielsen
Director of Public Relations
National Federation of the Blind

From: Mike Boyles [mailto:mboyle at conv.com]
Sent: Monday, January 12, 2009 12:13 PM
To: Danielsen, Chris
Subject: RE: Interesting QA Testing opportunity in DC
Importance: High


Here are the details I have for the position:

This is a permanent role and the target salary is $50-$75k

Software Test Engineer

Washington, DC


We have an opening for an experienced Software 
Test Engineer who will be responsible for 
back-end, front-end, regression, integration, 
boundary, load, and system testing of highly 
complex Web-based systems using both exploratory 
testing methods and automated scripts. The 
successful candidate will also be responsible for 
reading requirements and design documents, 
developing test cases and supporting materials, 
executing tests based on these materials, and reporting results.

    * Thoroughly tests and regression tests 
software applications under both maintenance and new development projects
    * Writes test plans and scripts for tracking requirements and defects
    * Writes automated testing scripts using WinRunner & QTP
    * Participates in the Internal Change Control 
Board meetings, test strategy sessions, and peer reviews of test cases
    * Works directly with analysts and developers 
to investigate software defects and accurately 
and clearly reports those defects in PVCS Tracker

    * Bachelor's Degree
    * Six years direct experience with both 
structured and exploratory testing methodologies in a web environment
    * Strong knowledge of SQL and experience with 
relational databases are a must
    * Direct hands-on experience with ad hoc 
query programs, automated testing tools, and reporting software
    * Knowledge of software development processes
    * Proven data analysis, data verification, and problem-solving abilities
    * Proven ability in defect and test reporting
    * Excellent understanding of the organizations goals and objectives
    * Excellent written and oral communication skills
    * Ability to work under tight deadlines
    * Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
    * Certificate in Quality Assurance or Software Testing a plus
    * Experience in Quality Assurance 
methodologies and processes (CMMI) a plus

Best Regards,

Michael Boyles

Resource Manager

8260 Greensboro Dr suite 575

Mclean, VA 22102


LinkedIn Profile: 

Email: <mailto:mboyles at conv.com>mboyles at conv.com


Inc. 500

Convergenz, LLC, Once Again Made The Inc. 500!

2007, 2006 & 2005 Ranked in the Top 500 privately held firms in the U.S.

DISCLAIMER: This e-mail is intended solely for 
use of the individual or entity to which it is 
addressed and may contain information that is 
proprietary, privileged and exempt from 
disclosure under applicable law. If the reader is 
not the intended recipient or agent responsible 
for delivering the message to the intended 
recipient, you are hereby notified that any 
dissemination, distribution or copying of this 
communication is strictly prohibited.  If you 
have received this communication in error, please 
notify the sender by reply e-mail and destroy the 
e-mail message and any physical copies made of the communication. Thank you.

From: messages-noreply at bounce.linkedin.com 
[mailto:messages-noreply at bounce.linkedin.com] On Behalf Of Chris Danielsen
Sent: Monday, January 12, 2009 12:04 PM
To: Mike Boyles
Subject: RE: Interesting QA Testing opportunity in DC


Chris Danielsen has sent you a message.

Date: 1/12/2009

Subject: RE: Interesting QA Testing opportunity in DC

Hi Mike,

Can you tell me a little more about what is being 
tested? It might give me a better idea of who 
might be qualified. I understand if this 
information is not available but it would definitely help.


On 01/12/09 7:41 AM, Mike Boyles wrote:

I was wondering if you would be able to assist me 
in locating a QA Tester that is visually impaired 
for a role supporting the FCC in DC. This 
position will be very unique and a key role 
within an excellent initiative the FCC is working 
on. Please let me know if you would happen to 
know someone that would be a good fit for this 
type of role and any help will be greatly 
appreciated. If I may be of any service to you, I 
will gladly offer my assistance.

Thank you in advance for your time and I look forward to your response.

Best Regards,

to this message

Don't want to receive e-mail notifications? 
your message settings.

© 2008, LinkedIn Corporation

No virus found in this incoming message.
Checked by AVG - http://www.avg.com
Version: 8.0.176 / Virus Database: 270.10.6/1888 
- Release Date: 1/12/2009 7:04 AM

More information about the Greater-Baltimore mailing list