Student Intern – IT Quality Assurance job – WSSC – Laurel, MD

The Student Intern – IT Quality Assurance works in the system development life cycle ( SDLC ) from requirements to implementation. Provides hands-on testing of in-house development projects and COTS products and mobile applications. Creates test plans and test scripts and test reports using the latest QA testing tools. Records and tracks issues/defects; follows-through with a fix resolution and validation.

Essential Functions

• Tests web/mobile/ COTS applications

• Reviews business requirements and specifications for consistency in quality standards and preparation for testing.

• Executes manual/automation test cases, both functional and regression tests.

• Records and tracks issues/defects; follows-through with fix resolution and validation.

• Works closely with the business and development groups from conception to completion of multiple simultaneous projects.

• Learns the SDLC process.

• Performs hands-on testing of Web/mobile/ COTS applications.

• Interacts with business users and gains the knowledge of the requirements process.

• Gains utility industry experience.

Other Functions

Performs other related duties as required.

Work Environment And Physical Demands

• Business casual office environment.

• Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

• Familiarity with software quality assurance.

• Familiar with manual/functional testing.

• Excellent technical writing and documentation skills.

• Good communication skills.

• Knowledge of web and internet technologies.

• Knowledge with software development life cycle.

• Strong troubleshooting skills.

• Familiarity with a programming language.

Minimum Education, Experience Requirements

• Completion of at least 2 years of college pursing a degree in IT, Computer Science, software development/engineering, network engineering or related technical discipline

• Must be proficient in the use of MS Office, including Access and Visio.

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