Enterprise Information Services, Inc.

  • Test Engineer (Mid-level)

    Job Location US-MD-Suitland
    # of Openings
    Targeted Job Start Date
  • Overview

    As a member of a systems and application test team, the candidate will provide test planning, test execution, and test documentation services critical to the success of the Decennial Testing and Processing Support (DTAPS) Services for the U.S. Census Bureau Decennial and Technology Division (DITD).


    • Support DTAPS Test Team activities in accordance with the master test schedule.
    • Develop test script, test scenario, and test methodology and document for execution. Will review and critique test scripts and recommend improvements.
    • Conduct tests in multiple environments to include; test staging and production. Validate the integrity of the systems and software application under test before release to production to mitigate potential impacts associated with undetected defects.
    • Document test results, and compile results of other testers into consolidated report for management, clients, and applications staff. Perform regression or other analyses and present in project meeting.
    • Support all levels of testing, including functional, system, exploratory, 508 Compliance, security, regression,  performance and load/stress testing


    Minimum Qualifications: 

    • Must be able to obtain and sustain a Census Bureau Public Trust clearance.
    • US Citizenship.
    • Bachelors Degree 
    • 5+ years of experience in back-end testing.
    • At least 4 years of experience in Oracle and excellent hands-on experience with writing PL/SQL queries & simple stored procedures.
    • Ability to quickly verify data interactions within the database and create the appropriate test data based on the business scenarios.
    • Ability to provide technical guidance and troubleshoot data issues and script failures.    
    • Basic Unix (need to be able to find log files, move log files, understand permissions and how they are applied within the Unix space).
    • Must have excellent problem solving skills and be capable of breaking down complex situations to discover and resolve root causes, this applies to both Testing issues and Technical issues.
    • Design, implement, and conduct test and evaluation procedures to ensure system requirements are met.
    • Document all test results accurately and comprehensively in ALM.
    • Proficient in enterprise requirements and defect management tools. Experience in tools such as Version Manager for requirements management and ALM for Test management.
    • Experience with Microsoft office 365 suite

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience creating and manipulating large data sets on the order of tens or hundreds of millions of records
    • Experience with Toad
    • Previous experience with US Census data, handling procedures and processes

    EIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/V/Disabled.


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