Quality Assurance / Software Tester


Location:  Richmond, VA
Department:  Application Development
Davenport is seeking a Quality Assurance / Software Tester to join our Application Development Team.  The primary responsibilities for this position include testing and validation of internally developed applications and reports and working with vendors to achieve quality control external applications and reports.  This is not a remote position.  Candidate is required to report to Richmond office.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Develop and document application test plans based on software requirements and technical specifications; develop/identify test data; design and execute test cases; ensure design integration; identify any stress/performance concerns
  • Responsible for adherence to and ongoing maintenance of supervisory procedures associated with test management and user acceptance policies
  • Analyze product requirements and ensure that testing strategies align with a risk-based test approach that mitigates risk exposure at all phases of testing
  • Perform functional, non-functional and data testing; examine code and execution of code in various environments; verify specific action or function of code; perform application security audit tests as needed
  • Participate as a Scrum team member by using Team Foundation Server to develop and collaborate with the Scrum team
  • Responsible for ensuring a high-quality end product by adhering to the overall testing approach, running test scripts, logging defects and retesting (as required)
  • Work with technical team and business to validate requirements and define acceptance criteria
  • Assist with Application Support, including problem research, analysis and resolution
  • 2+ years of experience developing, creating and executing manual test cases in an Agile environment
  • 2+ years of experience testing databases; writing, executing and validating backend using SQL
  • 1+ years of experience in UI testing, including web-based platforms
  • Experience across the domain of testing types/phases, including Functional, Integration, Regression, System and User-Acceptance Testing
  • Excellent written and verbal skills with proven ability to work with business and technical teams
  • Experience with Team Foundation Server and Agile Framework
  • Familiarity with object-oriented programming languages such as VB, ASP.NET, or C#; relational database design with Microsoft SQL Server; data analysis using Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with requirements analysis, software development/configurations testing and implementation activities
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit program, including safe harbor 401(k) contribution, profit sharing plan, disability and life insurance, high deductible health plan with an HSA, Paid Time Off and elective dental benefits.  We offer wellness programs and support a friendly and collegial culture, with company sponsored volunteer opportunities during business hours.
Employee-owned since our founding in 1863, Davenport is a dually registered, full-service broker-dealer and investment advisor with more than 400 associates, and branch offices throughout the mid-Atlantic.  Our enduring strength is found in the core values that have led us to build lasting relationships with our clients and employees.
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Davenport & Company LLC provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.