Business Intelligence and Web Application Tester

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide testing support for a Management Information (MI) suite of tools to include: reporting tools, web-based applications and data repositories.

The qualified resource will work as a part of an Agile team to perform the following activities:

  • Run quality assurance programs to test, identify, reproduce, and report defects in the MI suite of tools
  • Conduct a wide range of quality control tests and analyses to ensure that applications meet or exceed specified standards and end-user requirements.
  • Draft, revise and approve test scenarios / test cases and scripts to ensure coverage of application functionality and accuracy of generated datasets in alignment with standards and IT strategy
  • Create test data files with valid and invalid records to thoroughly test program logic and verify system flow
  • Analyze test results for root causes of bugs or failures, assign a risk assessment, and communicate test results to identified stakeholders
  • Resolve issues affecting testing
  • Ensure that tests are successfully completed and documented and all problems are resolved
  • Travel to regional offices and corporate sites for work-related activities may be required.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • 3-6 years of experience are required
  • Experience creating test scenarios/test cases and test data files
  • Extraction, Transformation, and Load (ETL);
  • DB2, SQL Server
  • Team Foundation Server (TFS);
  • Behavior Driven Development (BDD) /Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Section 508 Compliance;
  • Agile / Scrum Methodology
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • User Interface Design
  • Quality Assurance

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of SSA Disability Program
  • Knowledge of SSA Management Information applications including:
  • Policy Feedback System (PFS);
  • Electronic Request for Policy Consultation System (RPC);
  • Informal Resolution Request (IRR);
  • DDS Performance Management Reporting System (PMR);
  • Disability Research File Reporting System (DRFRS)
  • Certifications from the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB), American Society for Quality (ASC), American Society for Quality Control (ASQC), Quality Assurance International (QAI), or Software Engineering Institute (SEI)
  • Knowledge of the Electronic Government (eGov) component of the President’s Management Agenda


  • DB2
  • SQL Server
  • Test Strategies
  • Testing Environments


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