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25 Mar 2013

Full-Time Sr. Technical Prof Software Testing (Houston, TX)

Halliburton – Posted by TechWhirl Houston, Texas, United States

Job Description

Why Halliburton? How about global opportunities, interesting work within small cohesive teams, extensive training, and the opportunity to take your career wherever you want it to GO, with all the support and stability of a truly global organization. With more than 60,000 employees in approximately 80 countries, Halliburton is one of the largest and most respected energy services companies in the industry. Since 1919, our customers have relied on our industry-leading technologies, scientific expertise and, most importantly, our knowledgeable and experienced professionals to help them meet the world’s demand for energy. Whether you are a new graduate seeking your first job, or an experienced professional looking to make a career change, we have fantastic opportunities across our organization. Are you ready to GO?

Under broad direction, mentors a team of Software Testers that can be comprised of Manual and Automated Test Engineers and possibly junior developers and Technical Writers. Comprehensive understanding of all elements of a successful software development program. Including but not limited to Code Inspections, Manual Testing, Automated Testing, Functional Requirements, Design, Usability, Test plans and Results and Defect Management. He/She is an integral part of the planning of future release as in estimating efforts required in Testing and Documentation and advising on product improvements based on experience gained from previous releases and customer feedback. Job tasks, correctly performed, impact indirectly on cost containment, efficiency, profitability or operations. Consequences of error are easily measured and can be confined. Skills are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or similar discipline, and 4 years of related experience or through 8 years of software and/or development experience.

This is a Software Testing position in the Production Enhancement Technical Software group. In this role you will test interactions across complex software applications for use in the oil and gas industry by using your knowledge of well, drilling and Fracture planning. Your primary responsibilities will be supporting and coordinating with Landmark Decision Desktop team to integrate with PE realtime service, while performing some elements of software testing. The role of software testing includes: manual and automated testing, test design and planning, defect management, estimating testing efforts and creating test plans. You will work closely with Product Owners and Decision Desktop team to advise on product improvements based on previous releases, customer feedback and industry knowledge. Finally, you will be the POC (Point of Contact) for non-domain testers as it relates to test design. This position will give you an opportunity to work with onshore and offshore team members.

Additional Responsibilities include:
Conduct verification testing; design and implement complex test cases and provide input in developing the test strategy for products; perform code coverage analysis; assist in the execution and validation of existing scripts and provide further test script development; assist testers in designing and coding new scripts.

5+ year experiences in framework and service testing
Knowledge of software testing life cycle and testing methodologies
7+ years’ experience in working with Landmark G&G software customers
10+ years in using Landmark OpenWorks and G&G software packages as daily platform
IT horizontal technology savvy- strong IT skills to troubleshoot and resolve complex integrated customer environment IT issues
Strong expertise on SQL query
Experience on test case design and creation, bug tracking
Experience in Halliburton SDA (Stimulation for Digital Asset) and DecisionSpace Desktop projects is a plus.
Knowledge of action base test design is preferred
Experience on test automation as well as manual functional testing and performance testing is preferred
Experience on Microsoft Team Foundation server and Quality Center is preferred
Experience in VBA script, powershell script, perl script is preferred
Experience in .net developing is a plus
Familiarity with Microsoft windows development environment is a plus
Real-time software development and testing experience is a plus
Certified on testing professional techniques is preferred
Experience with IPS, the EDM database, WITSML, and 3D Vis

Job Categories: Technical Editing and Technical Writer. Job Types: Full-Time.

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