• Senior Software Tester

    Job Locations US-TX-Farmers Branch
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/1/2018 12:18 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Schedule
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    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 to support our Internal Revenue Service (IRS) client located in Farmers Branch TX. The selected candidate will perform Software Testing tasks in support of the Account Management Services (AMS) production system.

    Selected candidate must be able to work on site at the IRS facility in Farmers Branch TX two days a week. The remaining time may be worked at home.

    • Perform analysis on existing functionalities and testing scripts
    • Create and maintain IRS ELC documentation in support of the project
    • Create, maintain, and execute test scripts
    • Maintain test data
    • Verify Pass/Fail of test scripts through verification of log files
    • Provide status reports
    • Provide and document test results or defects

    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university required; an additional four (4) years of related experience may substitute for degree
    • At least eight (8) years of relevant experience
    • Experience with integration and system testing
    • Experience in requirements gathering and analysis
    • Experience with Software Development Life Cycle including waterfall and Agile
    • Experience with Agile Sprint testing
    • Experience with browser testing
    • Must be flexible and adaptable, able to support using a wide variety of methods and technologies
    • Ability to interact daily with senior leadership and IRS clients
    • Demonstrated strong analytical and detail orientation skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

    Preferred qualifications:
    • Knowledge of the IRS Enterprise Life Cycle (ELC)
    • Test Automation
    • Testing batch processes
    • Experience using Rational suite of tools

    Additional Requirements, as per Contract/Client:
    • Candidates must meet requirements to obtain and maintain an IRS Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) clearance (active IRS Moderate Risk MBI clearance is a plus).
    • Candidates must be a US Citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident (Green Card status) for at least three (3) years, and Federal Tax compliant

    The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

    **Computer Professional Job Profile

    • Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelors degree; or 6 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent experience
    • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in depth evaluation of variable factors
    • Exercises judgement in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
    • Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise.
    • Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems.
    • Work requires considerable judgment and initiative.
    • Exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization.

    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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