Job Description

Reference # : 18-01356Title : HPSS Software Tester
Location : Houston, TX
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 09/01/2018 / 12/31/2019
Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Statement of Work:
Full-time software tester. The software tester will be responsible for creating test plans, developing test cases, test methods, and scripts, running and monitoring tests, writing test reports, and supporting other software release activities.

The tester should be experienced with Unix/Linux development environments and software. Unix/Linux system administration experience and python programming experience are pluses.

Task Description:
Job Duty 1 ? Analyze software features and functions. Design, draft, and develop corresponding test scenarios, test scripts and test cases. (30%)
Job Duty 2 ? Create and execute functional system tests, review/analyze test results and open defects in Problem/Defect Management system. (30%)
Job Duty 3 ? Create or locate test data required for testing. (20%)
Job Duty 4 ? Utilize version control software to review existing test cases/scripts and check-in new test cases/scripts. (10%)
Job Duty 5 ? Proactively review software system designs and logs to identify opportunities to improve software and lower the number of problems found after release. (10%)

Required skills/Level of Experience :
Software testing - Experience creating and executing functional system tests, 3 years
Programming in Python and experience with test script and test case development, 3 years
Experience performing software inspections, 3 years
UNIX/Linux, 3 years
Systems integration and application integration (experience setting up Unix/Linux systems), 1 year
Support of Agile development, 1-2 years
Open Source Software evaluation, integration, and use, 1 year
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Nice to have skills:
C coding 2-3 years
Experience assisting in the development of test plans, 2 years
Working knowledge of defect management tools, 2 years
Experience with test data creation for testing, 2 years
Experience with version control software and its use for test assets Experience with full-lifecycle testing methodology artifacts (e.g., Master Test Plan, Test Report), 2 years
Industry knowledge of High Performance Computing, SANs, VFS, Infiniband, POSIX, SAMBA, Kerberos, LDAP, Unix security, 1 year
Db2 administration and AIX administration, 1 year

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