Apex Systems, Inc API Tester (915036) in Greenwood Village, Colorado

Apex Systems, one of the largest IT staffing firms in the US is looking forBackend Test Engineers in the Denver area. Please apply if you are passionateabout testing, have a positive demeanor, and are eager to be a part of afast-paced Agile environment.Writing and executing manual tests for any number of internal and externalfacing web-based, mobile, or tablet applicationsCollaborating with Scrum Team to ensure requirements are clearly documentedand understoodResearching and developing an understanding of the requirements for featuresbeing testedCreating test plans and test cases for assigned modules; building testscenarios with help from team as neededWriting test plans and regression plans for all areas of the system; mayalso test projects that originate from the IT departmentInvestigating and resolving technical issues in the testing process, such asidentifying data issues through SQL queries and communicating issues withvarious departmentsPerforming risk analysis and communicating risks associated with code releasesPerforming database verification by executing SQL queries to ensurerequirements are being metKeeping record of test progress and results using HP ALM and JIRAReporting progress of project testing to project team via standup meetingsExperience verifying cross platform including mobile applicationsThe ideal candidate will:Have general functional testing skills and understanding of the SQE processTesting API's using Postman, Soap, SOATest, or other similar toolsBe familiar with automated testing using Selenium Web Driver, JUnit,AngularJS, NodeJS, and Jasmine, including scripting using a framework,executing and debugging scriptsPreferably have knowledge of Selenium Servers, other scripting languagessuch as Groovy and Java Script and Continuous IntegrationHave experience executing and maintaining automated functional,non-functional, and regression testsBe able to accurately estimate task durations and meet schedules in an Agilesoftware development environmentPossess knowledge of web functionality and HTMLHave experience working with an Agile development teamPossess a thorough understanding of the software development lifecycleBe flexible and able to adapt to any given situationHave a customer-focused attitude, with excellent written and verbalcommunication and interpersonal skillsBe detail-oriented with excellent organizational and time management skillsPerformance/Load testing is a HUGE PLUSHave the ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusionsMake timely and sound decisionsBe able to multi-task in an effective manner and work successfully in afast-paced environmentWork well in either a team setting or independently, producing requiredresults without close supervisionHave the ability to work well under pressure and in high-stress situationsBe self-motivated, requiring limited supervision or directionManage information and data in a confidential and professional mannerHave a B.A./B.S. in MIS or Computer Science, or an equivalent in educationand experiencePossess three (3) to five (5) years of application testingexperience, plus two (2) to three (3) years of end-user web experienceEEO EmployerApex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Allqualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regardto race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, orany other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualifiedapplicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with therequirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search ofinformation on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and yourequire an accommodation in using our website for a search or application,please contact our Employee Services Department atemployeeservices@apexsystemsVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of ourlo