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Automation Test Specialist: GCOM Software 24 Madison Ave Ext, Albany, NY

Due Date:
Saturday, December 31, 2022 12:00 PM

Job Title:
Automation Test Specialist

Location:
GCOM Software 24 Madison Ave Ext, Albany, NY

Scheduled Work Hours:
Full Time - 9 to 5 - 40hrs/wk

Service Scope:
A large, multi-phase, multi-year program, which includes an initial phase of system modernization, integration and data migration, as well as the multi-phase RFP implementation for a COTS solution. The new solution will replace 139 legacy core systems and will integrate with 54 additional systems. There are 130 data stores involving over 200M master records that will need to be analyzed, prepared, and migrated. The Modernization Program has 25-50 active projects running in parallel at any given point in time.
The first four years of the implementation of the solution will focus on the migration of the core systems to the new solution. In preparation, the client started work on Business Process Improvement, Data Quality/Migration, and System Integration work. This work will run in parallel with the implementation phase of the new solution. This engagement will focus on the continued analysis and remediation which will serve in preparing the current systems and data to be integrated and/or migrated to the new solution. The analysis and development services provided by this procurement will continue during the solution vendor engagement.

The business goals for this project include, but are not limited to:
• Complete analysis, documentation and design of all existing in scope systems
• Remediation, development, quality assurance, and implementation for the integration of the application systems, as well as interim solutions for applications and services
• Complete analysis, documentation, data pipelining, staging, remediation, cleansing, quality assurance, and publication of all in scope data
• Migration of the current external identity management solution to the client’s custom authentication provider directory services for 25,000-30,000 business accounts, including the development and implementation of a business entitlement and delegated administration solution
• Full project management and quality assurance management for all the above

Mandatory Skills:
• Participate in the discovery and analysis phase.
• Provide test support to project team
• Oversees testing processes
• Develop QA Test Scripts for testing and maintaining test plans.
• Consistently execute and create test cases (manual and/or automated) and analyze results in a timely
• manner (dashboard results).
• Generate logs to document testing phases and defects.
• Effectively report bugs and errors, working with the internal development team.
• Assist in troubleshooting issues with client and development teams.
• Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle.

Desired Skills:
• Hands on test automation with Microfocus UFT and Accessibility.
• Utilize accessibility tools such as WAVE, WAT, aXe, NVDA in conjunction with manual testing
• Proven experience as a QA tester or similar role (4 + years).
• Good knowledge of accessibility tools.
• Experience in Project Management and QA methodology.
• Hands on experience in scripting using Descriptive programming, Automation object model on Microfocus UFT.
• Ability to document and troubleshoot errors and rapidly learn and test new application software and features.
• Experience with web services and APIs, with working knowing of relational database queries (SQL) and experience in automation framework.
• Strong knowledge of current industry wide Quality & Test processes and practices, tools and techniques.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
• Proficient in the use of standard office automation software.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Analytical mind and strong organization and problem-solving skills.

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