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Manual Software Tester

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Date Posted: Friday, January 19th, 2024
Job Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Pay Rate: Depends on experience
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Permanent
Required Skills: Test Cases, Jira, SQL, RTM, Manual Testing, Agile

Job Description:

Platform Staffing Group is currently looking for an experienced Manual Software Tester to work with our direct client in Wyoming (Grand Rapids), MI.


As a Manual Software Tester you are responsible for validating the product against the requirements specification and performing exploratory testing in accordance with the defined strategy and process. Responsibilities also include ensuring the quality of the testing artifacts generated during their testing activities and the traceability of those artifacts to related artifacts.

Provide timely updates to the Team Lead and Project Manager on the of status of testing activities in Agile/Scrum environment

Conduct testing in accordance with the documentation for Master Test Plans, Test Design Specifications, Test Procedure Specifications, Test Case catalogs (where applicable) and Test Case Specifications

Analyze user stories within the current development cycle, to determine the scope and estimates for tasks related to enhancements or issues that need to be resolved

Work with Business Analyst to clarify requirements when necessary

Develop test cases following the prescribed Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in order to test programs or scripts according to design specifications, established coding practices, and performance requirements

Participate in peer review of Test Case Specifications

Document defects using JIRA according to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and collaborate with developers for defect analysis and fact finding as needed

Maintain testing infrastructure (e.g. mocks, test data, configuration) where applicable

Participate in regression testing and Production Readiness validation of Release Candidate versions on all platforms: web, tablet, and mobile


A minimum of five years’ experience within Information Technology (development and/or quality control roles preferred), or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Strong commitment to software quality

Working knowledge of software quality assurance and business analysis processes

Proven analytical, critical thinking, and troubleshooting skills

Solid customer focus, teamwork, innovation, creativity, and relationship building

Strong verbal and writing skills

Effective time management, organization, and communication skills

Experience working on web-based applications using HTML5, CSS, Java, SQL, and UNIX is strongly preferred

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field is required

Platform Staffing Group, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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