Grant Thornton LLP Senior Tester in Alexandria, Virginia

Grant Thornton is seeking a Senor Associate to join its Technology Strategy & Management service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Senior Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

Note: This role is located in College Park, MD

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: * Minimum of eight (8) years of hands-on experience providing comprehensive business and technical solutions. * Must have strong writing and communications skills and the ability to interface with senior and executive management. Relevant experience may include, but is not limited to, acquisition support, system testing experience using an agile methodology, business process analysis, functional or subject matter knowledge, proposal development, report preparation, auditing and contract administration. * Solid understanding of industry best practices for delivering and supporting Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). * Strong experience in using quality control processes to ensure that products, deliverables, and data are standardized and accurate. * Must have prior experience performing system & acceptance testing. * Must have prior experience performing exploratory testing. * Must have prior experience performing smoke & regression testing. * Experience with defect management processes and tool(s). * Experience with writing test plans and reports. * Experience with testing on multiple platforms/environments. * Strong analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills. * Experience using a performance test tool (i.e., LoadRunner and/or Rational Performance Tester) is a plus. * Working knowledge of Section 508 compliance tools (NVDA/JAWS/ ComplyFirst) * Experience scripting and using an automated test tool (i.e. HP UFT and/or Selenium). * Experience in conducting internal/external quality audits is a plus. * Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization). * Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.

  • Acceptance testing experience.
  • Exploratory testing experience.
  • Regression testing experience.
  • Experience using performance test tool (ie. LoadRunner, Rational Functional Tester).
  • Experience w/ 508 compliance tool a plus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
  • U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
  • Travel may be required.
  • Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
  • Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
  • Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Title: Senior Tester

Location: Virginia-Alexandria

Requisition ID: 040278