Company: North Texas State Hospital - Wichita Falls Campus
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: June 20, 2022
Software Test Analyst
As a Software Test Analyst at the Texas Department of Family and
(DFPS)this position will have at least one (1) year of experience
application testing and/or User Acceptance Testing. This position
is responsible for
working closely with the application development team, the project
team, and the program team to develop and deliver testing
solutions. The Software
Test Analyst reports to the Test Team Manager within the DFPS IT
Development Resources work unit of the DFPS ITS Program.
This position creates detailed, comprehensive tests cases, test
individual testing activities like data prep and executes manual
test cases/scripts. The
Software Test Analyst is responsible for identifying, recording,
defects. This position will work on and test multiple DFPS
The Software Test Analyst will have expertise developing and
executing test scripts,
documenting test results, and working with developers and business
interpret functional requirements, and address defects found during
problem solving, and interpersonal skills are required.
This position is classified as a full-time position (40 hours a
week). Work outside of
regular hours may be required. Works under general supervision,
latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Essential Job Functions:
Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured tests cases.
Identifies and gathers test data to execute test scripts.
Performs system, regression, smoke test, and user acceptance
testing activities and documents results.
Conducts Section 508 and WCAG compliance testing.
Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
Identifies, documents, and troubleshoots system errors in
Performs triage and prioritization of defects.
Performs root cause analysis.
Completes required test status reports.
Assists developers and participates in technical analysis.
Follows best practice standards for the Software Development Life
Participates in debugging activities related to system level
problems and issues.
Reviews project-related documentation (project plans, requirements
and design documents, and risk and issue logs)..
Communicates progress and issues affecting work assignments to
Provides Tier 3 level support to the Program Support Customer
Support Desk when in a Warranty Phase.
Provides release support outside normal working hours.
Conducts demos for stakeholders (e.g., program areas, other state
Participates in release-related activities including pre-release
planning, mock release activities, smoke testing during release,
disaster recovery testing, and warranty work following a release,
and other tasks as assigned.
Identifies, analyzes, and articulates business and functional
requirements for DFPS systems with stakeholders.
Develops knowledge of the DIR Project Delivery Framework.
Develops an understanding of databases, and integration of systems
to ensure thorough analysis.
Performs other duties as assigned and required to maintain unit
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of testing, test planning, test design, test script
development, defect tracking, and test reporting.
Knowledge of SQL database tools for researching, testing, and
resolving identified system issues.
Knowledge of requirements gathering disciplines such as Use Case
Knowledge of the software development life cycle.
Skill in analyzing, evaluating, and translating information into
easily understandable and concise documents and oral
Skill in the use of office productivity software such as Microsoft
Skill establishing and maintaining effective working
Ability to organize and complete work tasks in a timely manner.
Ability to analyze systems and business workflow procedures.
Ability to coordinate and solve complex problems, handle multiple
priorities/tasks and meet deadlines with general supervision.
Ability to accurately estimate changes or enhancements with minimal
amount of effort.
Ability to learn, quickly comprehend, and apply new concepts,
technology and tools.
Ability to accurately report and track time for work tasks and
Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
Knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Initial Selection Criteria:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with
major coursework in computer science, information systems, computer
engineering or a related field. Work experience may be substituted
Fully completed application according to document instructions.
This position is classified as a fulltime position (40 hours a
week). Work outside of regular hours may be required. Travel to
other work location may be required.
25B, IT, 275, 0171, 3D0X2
HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation
with you on your first day of work.
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In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS
agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring
and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability.
If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact
the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are
contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in
the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the
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