FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Middle River, MD, USA
  • Contract

Primary Skill Desired

  • 2+ years of testing experience
  • 5+ years of SQL programming experience
  • Experience using Excel including vlookup, pivot tables, and basic formulas
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and team skills
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT, MIS, Business Management, Engineering, Project Management, or related field.  This may be substituted with relevant experience of 5+ years.
  • Ability to work on multiple priorities and meet project delivery dates
  • Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • K-12 education experience preferred but not required
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of users and teammates both written and verbally
  • Ability to analyze and interpret requirements and file layouts into test cases
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to perform unit, system, and performance testing
  • Ability to produce status reports and communicate status of projects on a regular basis
  • Support the Data Warehouse Team in testing data extracts, reports, and dashboards to ensure data quality before release
  • Create, execute, and monitor test plans including tracking and documenting findings
  • Creating test scripts using SQL programming to validate data points against transactional systems and the data warehouse
  • Help to implement a formal QA process including creating templates and documenting standards/processes
  • Collaborating with business owners and subject matter experts to clarify requirements and to complete user acceptance testing
  • Creating documentation needed to support repeatability of testing metrics

Quality Assurance Analyst job overview:

  • Review business requirements documents and assists in development of test plans to ensure that all requirements are verified during testing and are reflected in test scripts.
  • Understands systems integration and how it affects all peripherals from custom applications and its links to third party software integrations on multiple platforms.
  • Plan, design, and author effective test documentation, including test plan execution and test scenarios/cases that meet business requirements.
  • Generate test data that supports use cases using SQL Scripts.
  • Develop and Implement build definitions for Visual Studio Team Systems and record problems/defects identified during testing using Team Foundation Server Work Items.
  • Identifying issues with web applications through quality assurance testing based on the WCAG 2.0 Level AA standards as well as compliance with the ADA, Section 508, and other accessibility related laws.
  • Contribute to efforts aimed at delivering accessible websites, applications and content by conducting quality assurance evaluations.
  • Organize and/or conduct testing of new custom developed applications and upgrades to existing applications or web based products for medium to large scale deployments.
  • Test implementations/integration with third party platforms. This includes assisting the application development team with QA testing of products prior to product rollout, including but not limited to systems, systems integration, performance, stress and UAT testing.
  • Test custom, web and mobile applications across multiple browsers and devices.
  • Communicate the status of testing, including reporting of overall test results.
  • Create and maintain automated test scripts and develops custom SQL queries for database validation of User Interface functionality
  • Provide recommendations/best practices for defining and continually improving testing deliverables and processes.
  • Analyze issues reported by end-users during User Acceptance Testing and determines the root causes as well as proposed development solutions.
  • Assist in the preparation of application release notes and technical documentation.
  • Write, revise, and verify quality standards and test procedures for program design, product evaluation and quality assurance
  • Test for application compliance with WCAG 2.0 Level AA Standards.
  • Provide recommendations to sponsor and customers/clients regarding support/use of application/product and Assist with any necessary support procedures and ensuring appropriate training and support documentation is in place.
  • Assist with preparation and execution of technical support and/or customer/client focused training sessions.


Quality Assurance Analyst job qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of personal computers, internet technologies, and Microsoft Office suite of tools including; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project
  • Knowledge of programming concepts and SQL scripting. Knowledge of full application development life cycle preferred
  • Working knowledge of how to make web content and applications compliant with WCAG 2.0 Level AA Standards
  • Experience in the use of testing tools such as JAWS and Zoomtext for the purpose of reviewing applications for web accessibility compliance standards
  • 2 years experience on enterprise level applications
  • 3 years experience with Team Foundation System and Visual Studio Test tools
  • 5 years experience with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Understanding of End to End Testing Cycles using Agile, Waterfall methodologies
  • Hands-on experience and knowledge of the IT QA release cycle end to end, defect reporting, experience in preparing test plans and test scripts
  • Skill in the management and execution of test cases to ensure appropriate coverage of the system's functionality. Strong diagnostic, testing and problem solving skills
  • Strong analytical, communication, organizational and team skills
  • Ability to analyze error conditions and develop appropriate solutions
  • Ability to approach problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm and innovation
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and multi-task assignments
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Root cause analysis and problem solving skills required
  • Understanding of integrated systems and applications
  • Effective technical writing and processes documentation skills



FSR is nationwide, award winning, multi-industry workforce solution organization. FSR has grown from providing healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities to providing talent acquisition, recruiting, and specialized human resources for the private and public sector.

FSR matches talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships.  

We invite you to join our team and grow with us! 

FSR is a women-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland. Ask about our Working Warriors Program. 


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