3 days old
2017-11-172017-12-15

Software Development in Test/Dev Opps

Rochester, NY 14642
  • Job Code
    585730

We are building an internal System Development Team and are in need of a Software Application Developer in Test and Production Support. This person will be responsible to ensure the highest possible level of quality in the software systems, as well as the data collected. The ideal candidate will have experience in manual and automated testing methodologies, and will be able to independently formulate strategies to ensure quality.


Requirements



  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field. 1 - 4 years of experience in system development.
  • At least 1 year programming experience using Microsoft's .NET environment, C# preferred.
  • Strong SQL querying skills using MS SQL Server. Database management and administration experience desirable. Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services


SUMMARY:


Research and recommend testing tools and methodologies to the team to ensure that the system developed by the team meets optimal performance metrics.


Stay current with industry best-practices in manual and automated testing of software systems.


Application testing


- Use MS SQL Server database administrative tools to query database directly for the evaluation of persisted data. Execute manual and automated test procedures in accordance with testing plans, to ensure system quality.


- Independently perform ad-hoc testing to discover weakness that were not considered in the original design. Assist developers in duplicating defects.


- Proactively review messaging and website content for accuracy.


- Provide accurate, clear and concise reporting of defects found during testing. Re-test to ensure that all reported defects have been addressed.


- Perform regression testing to ensure that no new defects have been introduced in areas not necessarily covered by the test plan.


Programming


- Use programming skills to develop utilities that will facilitate the validation of data.


- Write software tools to import and export data that will be used for validation and reporting. Write and maintain automated testing scripts using Selenium and C# in Visual Studio.


- Use software development tools to examine, debug, and correct programming code. Create and maintain administrative and troubleshooting reports.


Troubleshooting


- Become an expert on operation of the system from the perspective of all types of users (i.e. Client, Admin, etc.) Provide 2nd tier support, backing up Customer Service Help Desk (normal business hours only)


- Provide reports that will empower 1st tier support personnel.


Planning


- Collaborate with stakeholders, management, and development team to clarify requirements for new features. Independently develop comprehensive test plans that will be used to prevent system defects, and ensure system quality. Determine boundary testing scenarios and integrate those with test plans to ensure quality of user-supplied data.


- Design develop and implement automated and manual testing procedures.


- Critically review feature requests for testability and provide feedback to stakeholders and development team. Communicate status of assigned tasks to team and management.


- Understand and document system configuration changes and updates.


Deployments


- Collaborate with IT team and customers regarding the best time and method for implementation of system updates and configuration changes.


- Develop deployment plans in collaboration with development team and other stakeholders as needed. Participate in system upgrade deployments (may be after-hours, with remote access)


- Implement server configuration changes and updates as needed.


Data Quality / Integrity Audits


- Proactively review logs to identify abnormal usage, system errors, etc. Monitor system performance as required.

Categories

  • Information Technology

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