Global Data Consultants

  • QA Tester

    Job Locations US-PA-Camp Hill
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/13/2018 2:06 PM)
    Job ID
    Alex McCurn
  • Overview

    Are you looking for a dynamic and innovative career with a full-service technology company? GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for a QA Tester in the Harrisburg, PA area.


    • Serve as the tester for the development system with responsibility for the execution of performance tests, including load, volume, stress, capacity, and scalability tests, that meet or exceed business requirements.
    • Develop an understanding of the business to create test scripts.
    • Execute performance test scripts and create performance testing artifacts including test strategy and test plans, test cases, script preparation, unit/smoke testing, test execution, defect/issues reports, action/item reports.  Maintain a regression test plan for the application.
    • Ensure that testing meets project milestone deadlines and manage any risks to those dates.
    • Provide expertise on performance testing tools and capabilities.
    • Direct the scripting experience employing protocols HTTP and Web Services.
    • As needed, assist the Business Analysts with certain functions that may include documenting and validating user requirements, communicating user requirements to technical team, creating test plans, and documenting use cases.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • 3+ years of system testing experience including hands-on experience with performance test simulations, performance analysis, performance tuning, and performance monitoring.
    • Broad knowledge of performance testing methodology and tools.  
    • Serviceable knowledge of SOAP, WSDL, and XML.
    • Understanding of user interface issues and problems.
    • Basic knowledge of automation testing.
    • Exposure to basic Business Analyst functions such as documenting, validating, and communicating user requirements.

    Preferred Experience

    • Experience with Microsoft Test Manager is strongly preferred.
    • Experience with the Visual Studio team system to develop automated test cases for regression testing.
    • Programming exposure to any/all of the following programming languages: C/C++, Java, VB, ASP, JSF and/or .NET.

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

    What Makes GDC Different:

    Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
    • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
    • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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