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CAREERS AT SPR

SPR Companies provides IT professionals and business experts with challenging and rewarding career opportunities to do what you do best—deliver results and fuel innovation. The work is challenging. The opportunities to learn, grow and contribute are abundant.

QA Tester

Responsibilities

We depend on our QA testers to efficiently and effectively analyze software solutions for 100% successful operation in our client’s environment from the day of installation.  As a QA Tester, you will be responsible for analyzing software requirements and developing test cases and test scripts.  You will execute test scripts while building and maintaining test environments.  Specifically, you will:

  • Perform defect tracking and maintenance
  • Coordinate multiple phases of testing
  • Work with business and technology leads to identify the appropriate data for testing, and prepare that data for test cases
  • Write basic SQL queries, and maintain technical documentation
  • Write UNIX commands and shell scripts
  • Work closely with business users and other decision makers to participate in the overall test and/or project strategy and plan
  • Utilize strong communication and presentation skills to interact professionally with non-technical users
  • Communicate test results / issues to Project Manager and team in the appropriate level of detail

Qualifications

We’re looking for a team player with previous IT experience.  The successful candidate will also have the following:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 6 month previous IT project/consulting experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office (i.e., Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Strong working knowledge of Visual Basic, SQL and/or scripting languages (e.g., Perl, Unix shell)
  • Proficiency in Windows OS, Web, or UNIX environments
  • Understanding of the SDLC, testing methodologies and test frameworks
  • Ability to work within a team structure of varying sizes

SPR Offers

  • Competitive salary
  • A professional, fun, fast-paced environment
  • Ongoing training
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and 401K Benefits
  • A culture that is exciting, sales driven, entrepreneurial and open minded
  • A great support structure that allows you to focus on doing what you do best
  • Desirable downtown Chicago location in Willis Tower

To apply or request more information, contact SPR at careers@sprinc.com.

 
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