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Company Name:
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Huntsville, AL, Alabama
United States
Information Technology
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Less than 2 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Software Test Engineer


Software Test Engineer


Tracking Code1837-987Job Description

COLSA Corporation is seeking candidates for a Software Tester to join its Software Factory in Huntsville, Alabama.

About Our Team

Members of COLSA’s Software Factory believe in and strive to maintain an open, honest working environment that welcomes new ideas and alternative solutions. Following a collaborative decision-making approach helps us implement the most effective solution for the challenges that both we and our customers face. Our processes are flexible and open to change. We develop products cognizant of the impact it will have on everyone from the developer to the end-user.   We are passionate about what we do and eagerly await others to join our team!

Job Description

At the COLSA Software Factory, we craft unique software solutions that take customers’ requirements and make them a reality. We are seeking a software test engineer who is excited about solving complex problems and is willing to take ownership, deliver value, and make a difference in our processes and outcomes.

How we work

  • We work in small teams with minimal processes and the freedom to collaborate to create innovative solutions.
  • We are always improving our processes to provide customers with quality products via code reviews, UI/UX reviews, and automated testing.
  • We work directly with our clients as partners—we get to know their business and their pain points before architecting a solution. As part of the COLSA Software Factory, you will be interfacing with the client in various capacities throughout a project.
  • Our engineers are masters of at least one part of the stack, fluent in multiple areas, and have a strong willingness to learn. We strive to be computer language agnostic in order to provide our customers with the best solution for their needs. 

Some things you’ll be doing

  • Working directly with customers to identify their product needs and troubleshooting potential issues within the software.
  • Openly collaborating with a team of software engineers that are as passionate about software as you are.
  • Using cutting edge open source technologies.
  • Leveraging source control, automated testing, and project tracking software to ensure we deliver a great product.
  • Learning from your teammates so that every member of the team grows professionally and personally.
  • Participating in all aspects of the Agile Scrum process from Daily standups to Scrum Reviews with the customer.
  • Developing user acceptance requirements for new features
  • Developing and executing complete and informative functional test procedures in order to effectively produce high quality software.
  • Developing unit and automated functional tests to quickly and efficiently find software issues.
  • Collaborating with developers, users, and the customers to help troubleshoot and pinpoint potential software issues.
  • Guiding and mentoring peers on proper testing and documentation of test procedures.
  • Advising the COLSA Software Factory leadership on test verification and validation prior to software deployment.
Required Experience Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • Zero or two years of software development experience
  • Experience in developing test documentation
  • Experience in running and developing functional testing procedures
  • Experience in troubleshooting software bugs and collecting/documenting software bugs and issues.
  • US Citizenship required. May be required to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in developing automated scripts.
  • Experience in Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, or etc.)
  • Experience in source repositories (GIT, TFS, or Perforce)
  • Education or experience in Atlassian JIRA and Confluence

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin

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