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Bering Straits Native Corporation Software Tester, Sr. in Suitland, Maryland

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Bering Straits Information Technology, a subsidiary of Bering Straits Native Corporation is currently seeking a qualified Sr. Tester. Software testing services needed to support the testing of systems and applications that will support the Decennial Census 2018 End to End Test. These systems include, but not limited to Web based GUI products, Mobile products, COTS products, etc. The Software Testers will be primarily responsible for developing, conducting and documenting the results of the testing throughout the software testing lifecycle. Testing will consist of the functional, interface, thread, system, user acceptance and regression.


The Essential Duties and Responsibilities are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed for this position, and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

Seeking a Software Systems Engineer that is experienced and skilled in all aspects of the testing including test planning, test design, test execution, test evaluation. The candidate should be very experienced with structured software development methodologies (waterfall and agile) and modern software test tools and techniques.


Required (Minimum) Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical, technical, and problem solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment and also able to function independently

  • Ability to multi-task and meet established deadlines for multiple projects simultaneously and work in a high pressure production environment

Education/Experience: Bachelor's and/or Master Degree in Computer Science, Scientific, Information Systems, or appropriate engineering discipline. The candidate must have six (6+) years of experience or equivalent experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Manual testers with front and backend (SQL) testing experience.

  • Ability to interpret design specification and requirements documents.

  • Must have HP ALM experience.

  • Demonstrated experience testing on hand held devices, more specifically androids/iPhones.

  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) (waterfall and agile)

  • Using test management tools and version control tools (e.g. HP ALM, Version Manager, etc.)

  • Developing test requirements, test plans, test strategies, and test objectives based on user stories, requirements, and/or specifications

  • Developing test analysis reports, which include test results, metrics, errors and defect

  • Analyzing complex logic flows for interactive applications and mobile devices

  • Creating traceability matrices of requirements, user stories and test cases, as required

  • Creating test scenarios, test scripts, use cases, and user stories based on requirements and specifications

  • Validating test results to ensure accuracy and completeness

  • Creating test data to simulate test scenarios

  • Executing test cases, test scripts, use cases, and user stories

  • Conducting manual testing and regression testing

  • Developing and executing automated test scripts

  • Enhancing automated test scripts using Visual Basic Scripting (VB) or other scripting tool

  • Writing SQL statements and performing database queries using SQL

  • Viewing and updating Oracle tables to support test scenarios

  • Testing web-based GUI systems

  • Testing automated questionnaires on a PC, laptop, and/or mobile devices such as Android and IOS

  • Conducting quality control using statistical sampling techniques and statistical concepts

  • Using standard office software packages (e.g., Excel, Word, Access etc.)

  • Working in high pressure production environment

  • Programming languages such as:

  • Oracle 11g or higher SQL (ANSI)

  • Proactive and a great team player.

  • Must be able to work under pressure.


Certified Software Tester (CSTE) Certification or equivalent


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must maintain a constant state of mental alertness at all times. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about.


Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Job is performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and multi-line telephone system. The work described herein is primarily a modern office setting. Occasional travel may be required.


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May be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check results to obtain access to military base. Must have reliable transportation to/from work a necessity and must be able to obtain access to military installations.

Shareholder Preference. BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, BSNC shareholder descendants and BSNC shareholder spouses, in that order.

Bering Straits Native Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/ AA/ Male/ Female/ Disability/ Vets employer.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.

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Requisition ID: 2967