ARC Group is a Forbes-ranked a top 20 recruiting and executive search firm working with clients nationwide to recruit the highest quality technical resources. We have achieved this by understanding both our candidate's and clients' needs and goals, and serving both with integrity and a shared desire to succeed.
ARC Group has an immediate opportunity for a QA Specialist. This is starting out as a contract position running through February 2021 with strong potential to extend or possibly convert to FTE. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-respected organization that offers tremendous career growth potential.
Candidates must be eligible to work for any employer without sponsorship now or in the future, and able to work as our W2 employee for the contract period.
This is a remote position working east coast hours.
IT Testing Specialists create test deliverables and perform hands-on testing for internally developed or externally purchased products. Types of testing may include system, integration, regression or end-to-end testing. IT Testing Specialists deploy or execute job streams for creating test beds, design test scenarios, author test scripts, execute tests and track defects to certify that applications meet the approved system requirements. Working collaboratively with other IT staff to review and understand system requirements, and to design and review test strategies identifying resolutions for defects.
IT Testing Specialist are expected to demonstrate strong analytical, organizational, problem-solving, and written communication skills to satisfy the main duties of this profession. Successful Testers are detail-oriented, self-motivated individuals who can work closely with teams of designers, engineers, and other related personnel while also being able to work independently as needed. They should display good judgment and be able decision-makers capable of exercising strong time management skills.
Candidates MUST be very strong with SQL
Primarily Back-end testing (DB2 etc.)
Should understand End to End process flow
Must have strong knowledge of SDLC
Must have strong knowledge of STLC
Must have strong knowledge of Testing concepts
Must be able to create and execute test cases
Thorough understanding of the business process(s) and flows involved in the system capabilities being tested
Thoroughly understands As-Is and To-Be business processes to understand what's changing
Ability to communicate with the business in business language and with developers in technical language
Must have strong PC skills and demonstrated proficiency in the MS Office Suite products
Experience with testing management tools:
o Automated; Selenium, Robotium, TestComplete, QTP, SoapUI, Visual Studio Test Pro, etc
o Manual; Selenium, Appium, JMeter, Jenkins, TestLink, Mantis, Postman, Firbug, etc
Must have the ability to extract data utilizing moderately complex SQL queries
Ability to read logical and physical data models and understand the relationship between various tables
Ability to clearly identify data needs and requirements for the respective test efforts
Ability to execute automated test scripts as needed
Ability to read various system input/output files; XML, Flat, 834, 835, etc
Must have the ability to create unique test scenarios
5-7 years of Professional experience in an IT related field preferably in a development or testing environment Candidates MUST be very strong with SQL Primarily Back-end testing (DB2 etc.) Should understand End to End process flow
Bachelors Degree in a Computer related field or relevant work experience