Washington State Tumwater , WA 98511
Please note: this position will remain open until filled. It is to the applicant's advantage to apply early. The hiring manager reserves the right to hire at any time throughout this process.
About L&I; and E-Government Strategy:
The Department of Labor & Industries has a core mission to "keep Washington safe and working." With over 1.5 million visits to our website and web properties each month, more people interact with L&I; online than through any other communication channel!
Here in the agency's E-Government division we want to support our agency's Goal 3 to make it easy to do business with L&I; by focusing on web based communications and online tools that are intuitive, provide value, and are a positive interaction.
Picture yourself as:
A senior level quality assurance/test analyst helping establish an automated testing strategy with our agency. As a critical member of a cross functional development team, you will be immersed in an autonomous environment. The team will be relying on you to write and develop test scenarios to assist in streamlining our development processes, speed up our deployments, reduce errors, and save on time and stress. Ultimately this position will be key in creating business transformation and making it easier for our customers to do business with us.
In the first six months you will:
Get up to speed in understanding the products you will be supporting, and L&I;'s development environment..
Begin converting manual tests to automated tests.
Have an in-depth understanding of business processes, services and functionality to analyze and map requirements for testable requirements
Some of what you will do:
1.Primary test resource for continued testing needs for products, responsible for ongoing development and execution of test cases, resolving complex issues, reporting and managing defects through closure, and coordinating business acceptance testing with the product manager and other business stakeholders.
2.Conduct analysis and development of test cases and scripts, execute test cases and record results, and manage defects through identification, reporting, regression and closure.
3.Utilize test tracking systems during validation phases of the software development cycle, managing a test case library, report identified risks and potential impact, use test automation software, etc
4.Integrate automated testing into the build process to help the team move toward continuous delivery.
5.Expand and hone test tool usage and expertise in use to build a broad test harness, expand testing knowledge and skills by pursuing opportunities for professional education and technical workshops.
You should apply If:
You possess four (4) years of information technology experience consulting, analyzing, or directing technical projects, providing customer or technical support in information technology.
A Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualifications with a major technical subject area, such as computer science, software development, or engineering.
What we are looking for:
Two years of experience with various phases of testing and common test practices, including development and execution of automated tests
In depth familiarity with outward facing systems, procedures, and processes (L&I; specific is desired).
Two years of experience analyzing functional design, creating test cases, developing case scenarios and documenting and interpreting test results.
Experience with test tools and familiarity with test automation and scripting, as well as creating SQL scripts
Familiarity with Agile/SCRUM or other software development methodologies and practices.
You are passionate about creating a positive user experience...
A self-starter who can be visionary, detail-oriented and an enthusiastic team player...
Are professional and courteous in your interactions and have great interpersonal skills...
Skilled at learning new concepts quickly, working well under pressure, and communicating ideas clearly and effectively.
Apply good judgment, have high integrity, and are analytically and logically balanced.
Complete Applications will be considered for this opportunity. This process requires a resume and letter of interest detailing why you want to work here at L&I; and how you meet what we are looking for.
If you have any questions regarding this announcement, position, or agency please contact: Christine Dominguez at or email at: .gov.
This job announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Application review starts immediately and the hiring authority reserves the right to offer the job at any time. It's to your advantage to apply quickly.
Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.
Prior to any new hire into L&I;, a background check, including criminal record history, will be conducted.
To apply, follow the "Apply" link above
Jobs advertised as Open Continuous will be closed without notice. Apply quickly!
We're looking for evidence that you have what we're looking for. Your application materials will be used for deciding who'll be selected for interview.
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L&I; strives to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which our differences are respected and valued to better meet the needs of the diverse customers we serve. L&I; fosters an inclusive environment that promotes safety, collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all employees can participate and contribute to their full potential.
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The State of Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary:* $4,954.00 - $6,499.00 Monthly
Location:* Thurston County Tumwater, WA
Job Type:* Full Time - Permanent
Department:* Dept. of Labor & Industries
Job Number:* 2018-08428
Agency:* State of Washington
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