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Guidehouse Quality Assurance Tester in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Family :

Testing (Digital)

Travel Required :


Clearance Required :

Ability to Obtain Public Trust

What You Will Do :

The Tester will support a high-paced client environment and a team of experienced application developers. The development team supports a large integrated platform, which deploys through a DevSecOps pipeline.

Tester will support the agile team within a prescribed SDLC and deployment process, which requires testing and supporting documentation to be completed at consistent milestones during each delivery sprint. Communication is paramount to keep to the sprint milestones to ensure a successful delivery and production deployment each sprint. The Tester must be able to work with developers, analysts, and DevOps engineers to support the team fully.

The Tester will contribute to creating all test plans and automated test scripts. Ensuring adherence to testing standards by working with the team to improve minimizing defects. Adherence to deadlines and communicating status and progress.

What You Will Need :

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a federal Public Trust

  • Minimum of TWO (2) years of related experience in QA (quality assurance)

  • Performing application testing using existing testing tools and manual testing

  • Experience with Java; contributing to software development by testing and validating specifications are met in an Agile Scrum environment

  • Following established software development testing standards and procedures and contributing towards their improvement

  • Designing and developing complete automated test coverage of the application

  • Performing Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

  • Conducting thorough defect analysis, document findings, and steps to reproduce

What Would Be Nice To Have :

  • Experience working with Selenium, Jenkins, TestNG, JMeter, or DataDog

  • Understand code deployment into established continuous integration/continuous development (CI/CD) pipeline. How testing would differ in each step of the deployment process.

  • Understanding of DevOps testing environment

  • Understanding Object-Oriented Programming and how it relates to software testing.

  • Is familiar with approaches and methodologies related to customer and user experience for digital solutions.

  • Is familiar with advanced agile practices, including release trains, DevOps, CI/CD pipeline management, and security requirements.

  • Has experience using JIRA or an equivalent agile project management tool (i.e., Pivotal Tracker, VersionOne, ClearQuest)

  • Reviewing and analyzing complex programming specifications to properly and effectively test each application requirement.

The annual salary range for this position is $70,000.00-$105,000.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer:

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Parental Leave

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Group Term Life and Travel Assistance

  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Health Savings Account, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Transit and Parking Commuter Benefits

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development, Certifications & Learning Opportunities

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • annual membership

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Supplemental Benefits via Corestream (Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance and ID theft protection, etc.)

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.