Senior Software Tester

US-MD-Owings Mill
1 month ago
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Function
Information Technology
Job Schedule
Regular Full-Time


MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.


We are seeking a Senior Software Tester for designing testing scenarios, conduct testing and there after analyze the results. This position requires a strong understanding of SQL skills. Open source tools experience is a big plus.



  • Write complex queries using joins for back-end data validation and data extraction
  • Write SQL queries
  • Develop, document and maintain test scripts test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures
  • Review engineering designs to make sure that the designs meet the contractual requirements

The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in from an accredited college or university required
  • At least seven (7) years of backend testing experience required
  • Strong SQL skills required
  • In-depth understanding of relational databases
  • Experience writing complex queries using joins for backend data validation and data extraction
  • Experience using open source tools such as Maven, GIT, Jenkins
  • Experience with ATDD/Agile/Scrum
  • Experience in developing, documenting and maintaining test scripts test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures
  • Strong interpersonal skills and effective time management skills
  • Ability to rapidly assimilate new information and put it into practice
  • Ability to quickly grasp and adapt to new concepts
  • Ability to work well independently or in a team environment
  • Communicate effectively in writing and orally
  • Open source tools experience preferred

 Physical Requirements

  • Ability to sit for up to 80% of time
  • Ability to stand for up to 20% of time
  • Work is performed in an office environment with a low to moderate noise level

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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