Software Test Engineer in Bethesda, MD at Volt

Date Posted: 5/31/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Bethesda, MD
  • Job Type:
    Computer Industry
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is seeking a Software Tester who will be part of a produce testing team, working with databases, web applications, websites, charts, maps and reports.

The testing will include both manual and automated testing. The Tester will provide testing support for all software applications tiers including front-end functional testing, middle-tier testing of web services and other APIs, and testing back end ETL and other data processes. In addition, the candidate is expected to perform regression and integration/acceptance testing in an agile development environment. Candidate may also participate in requirements reviews to provide feedback on requirements and to ensure that functional requirements are testable and adequately documented to drive the test process. 


  • Designing test strategies, test plans, and test cases from requirements, design documents and specifications
  • Estimating test case writing and execution effort and keeping track of own progress
  • Test case authoring and holding test case reviews with stakeholders
  • Execution of test cases including functional, regression, performance, load and smoke tests for both web applications and database
  • Reporting defects, tracking, validating and closing
  • Recording test results and reporting them
  • 508 compliance test execution and documentation
  • Identifying regression test candidates for automation and automating those test cases
  • Participation in daily scrum meetings and weekly test team meetings
  • Participate in all phases of risk management assessments and software/hardware development with emphasis on analysis of user requirements, test design and test tools selection
  • Install, maintain, or use software testing programs
  • Supporting our metrics program by keeping track and metrics on all activities


  • At least 1 year of experience performing as a software tester
  • Experience in drafting test plan and test cases
  • Experience in data base testing
  • Experience with test automation
  • Working knowledge of the software development lifecycle and Agile-Scrum development methodology
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


  • ISTQB Certified Tester
  • Experience in using JIRA
  • Experience with SQL server and experience with writing and executing backend tests using SQL.
  • Experience with test automation using Selenium
  • Experience with SharePoint 2010/2013
  • Experience with 508 compliance testing
  • Candidates with experience in creating and implementing automated tests will be given special consideration
  • Experience working in public health and federal contracting

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path. 

Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.