Software Tester

New Orleans, LA | Technology

Job Description

GCR Inc., established in 1979, is a professional services firm offering quality information technology infrastructure and application process, and comprised of platform solutions in industries such as Aviation, Energy/Utilities, Law Enforcement and Federal, State and Municipal governments.  Our mission is to provide domestic and international clients with improvements to their business processes, enhance business decisions, and positively impact productivity and lessen costs of doing business.

Job Description

GCR seeks a full-time Tester who will work primarily with an integrated team of developers, product managers, and testing analysis. The primary objective for this candidate will be to drive the testing process through development and execution of test scenarios. This position would also focus proprietary software and other custom software produced during joint development projects.

General Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the entire SDLC from initial business requirements to deployment and production support;
  • Design and implement test scenarios and cases ( with focus on integration and batch processing);
  • Create and implement test plans and test scripts;
  • Design and development of testing tools for test automation and support;
  • Lead all technical testing efforts including integration testing and performance test benchmarking;
  • Provide production support of software products by investigating and recruiting reported defects

Required Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. in Computer Science preferred;
  • Practical knowledge of software testing methodology;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Exceptional analytic and problem solving skills;
  • Knowledge of Windows operating systems;
  • Effective communication with peers and ability to multitask and work in a team environment with a positive attitude;
  • Familiarity with database applications (MS SQL Server, Oracle, MS Access)
  • 2+ years’ experience in software testing and quality assurance;
  • 1+ years designing and implementing test plans, scripts, and scenarios

GCR Inc. offers our employees a competitive compensation package. Among the benefits are paid vacation, paid holidays, flexible work time schedules, a 401(k) with a company match, health and dental plans, , and life insurance. GCR Inc. has a corporate headquarters in New Orleans, Louisiana with additional offices in Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Covington, La. and Baton Rouge, La.



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