May 21, 2019

Software Tester Job ID: 1329 Rockville, MD

  • CNSI
  • Rockville, MD
Full-Time Government Health Care Information Technology (IT) Other

Job Description

CNSI a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company has established strong domain expertise in prominent industries, including Health, Defense and National Security, Government IT, Homeland Security and Transportation. We employ a world-class team of professionals all of whom have experience with large scale mission-critical IT implementations. CNSI is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland and we are on site in over 10 cities worldwide.




Software Quality Assurance:

  • Functions as an individual contributor and works under moderate supervision with clearly defined guidelines and direction
  • Follows general guidelines established in the test plan and may receive day-to-day instruction and assignments from Project Test Lead
  • Develops and modifies documents, and executes test cases from approved project requirements and design
  • Write and execute manual test cases, analyze test results, identify system defects and defect tracking, troubleshoot issues and ensure resolution
  • Performs testing activities (including but not limited to graphical user interface (GUI), back-end, interface, batch, regression, automation execution, performance testing) and records results following established project standards for software testing, defect management, and test deliverables (including the Test Plan, Test Case Specifications, Test Summary Report)
  • Assists with providing defect root cause analysis and assists in verifying defect fixes
  • Assists Project Test Lead in creating test data to support planned tests
  • Updates the Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • Interacts with other project teams, including the Business Analyst Team, the Development Team and Quality Assurance Team
  • Provides testing status updates to project management and customer
  • Provides input to test planning activities list and schedule
  • Identifies and escalates risks and issues



  • Demonstrates knowledge of Software Quality Assurance methodologies, best practices, and procedures; and applies them to projects to ensure that test objectives are achieved
  • Continues to build experience towards achieving moderate business knowledge in one or more domains
  • Adheres to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Expedited Life Cycle Methodology (XLC) and CNSI CMMI standards and processes



  • Possesses unwavering commitment to customer service and operational excellence
  • Provides customer support
  • Keeps abreast of new technology and market developments


Talent Development:

  • Requests and gives both negative and positive feedback
  • Supports technical and test mentoring of Associate Software Quality Assurance Engineers



  • Bachelor’s Degree with 2 – 7 years of Software Quality Assurance experience - Preferred Majors: Computer Science, Information Systems, or a closely related field
  • Domain knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, or healthcare verticals
  • Ability to work well in teams
  • Highly organized with analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to task and project changes
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with varying priorities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of the CMS XLC and STLC
  • Experience testing multi-tiered applications or transaction processing systems
  • Understanding of SharePoint applications, Webex, Skype, etc.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Visio, with a working knowledge of the rest of the Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • Knowledge of defect management tool (such as Jira)
  • Knowledge of Unix commands
  • Knowledge of database tools (such as Oracle, SQL Server, TOAD) 

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with XLC and Software Quality Assurance life cycle (STLC)
  • Experience in the healthcare industry
  • Experience working with the CMS development and testing environment
  • Working knowledge and experience with AWS/Cloud
  • Basic knowledge of Selenium Software Quality Assurance


CNSI is focused on hiring and retaining the best and the brightest. For that, we offer employees a rewarding career path and benefits that exceed the industry norm. In addition to a solid compensation package, CNSI provides employees a range of benefit programs designed to support you and your family. Below are just a few of our programs.


  • Annual and Other Paid Leave
  • Medical/Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plan
  • Disability Insurance (Short & Long Term)
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • College Savings Plan
  • Tuition & Training Assistance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Referral Program & More!


CNSI maintains a policy supporting equal employment opportunity. Employment decisions at CNSI are made without regard for race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic status, family responsibilities, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state, or local law. We are proud of our diversity and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.  


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