Software Tester

Clango is seeking an entry-level software tester to join our team of software QA specialists. Our software testers work to ensure a high level of quality in our web applications and software services. They assist in validating elements in the entire software development life cycle from requirements, design, and development through implementation, security, operations, and maintenance. They must become experts in our clients’ business requirements so as to proactively assist in creating, implementing, and maintaining excellent software solutions.

The positions are based in Arlington, VA and Johnstown, PA, but collaborates with distributed teams in the US.

Primary Responsibilities

The candidate will design, conduct, and report on manual and automated testing, develop test plans and scripts, report on test results, and collaborate with development teams and business analysts to define requirements and confirm functionality. They will help ensure quality and proper functionality both for newly requested product enhancements, as well as for routine maintenance and bug fixes. The candidate will assist developers with functional testing, and will lead the efforts for test planning, regression testing, smoke testing, and test case management. They will also assist clients with User Acceptance and UI/UX testing, Section 508 and Web Accessibility, and web application security.

Secondary Responsibilities

Achieve ISTQB certification within the first 60 days of employment. Stay up to date on testing strategies, technologies to be tested, and best practices.

Required Skills

  • Ability to quickly learn new applications and technologies
  • Attention to detail
  • Solid understanding of the principles of software design and the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Excellent teamwork skills and ability to form collaborative relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Flexibility, with the ability to work independently and manage one’s time between multiple projects and activities (multi-tasking capabilities)
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Desired Skills

  • Experience using test management and bug tracking tools such as TestLink, qTest, Bugzilla, or JIRA
  • Experience designing test cases, test scripts, test plans, evaluations, or user guides
  • Experience working with business requirements or user stories
  • Understanding of usability and UI/UX design concepts
  • Familiarity with relational databases
  • Selenium and Cucumber experience

Education/ Level of Experience

  • BA or BS degree
  • Must be a US citizen or permanent resident

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