Quality Assurance Tester (Programmer III)

Job #: 2023-80

  • TWC Job #: 15997003
  • Opening Date: 5/19/2023
  • Travel Required: NA
  • Monthly Salary: $6,000.00-$6,875.00
  • Position Location: Austin, Texas
  • Group Step: B23
  • Class: 0243
  • Status: Open

Quality Assurance Tester – Austin, Texas

The Office of the Governor is looking for a Quality Assurance Tester (Programmer III) to work in the Information Services Division.

Who We Are

The Office of the Governor works to build a healthier, safer, freer, and more prosperous future for all Texans. We are located primarily within the Texas State Capitol Complex in Austin.

What You’ll Do

This is a job that performs complex computer programming testing and quality assurance work. The focus of this position involves carrying out and/or coordinating programming projects, analyzing proposed applications, and designing software solutions. You will be called on to code, test, debug, and prepare test data for internal/external systems, applications, solutions, program, and portals.

What You’ll Earn

The salary is $6,000.00 - $6,875.00 a month ($72,000.00 - $82,500.00 a year).

Benefits include medical insurance, sick leave, and vacation leave. Also, State of Texas employees are eligible for a defined retirement plan. Learn more: https://www.ers.texas.gov/Active-Employees/Health-Benefits

What You Need to Get Hired

  • Three (3) years of professional experience in testing and quality assurance.
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of computer programming and systems design.
  • Ability to design testing and quality assurance capabilities.
  • Ability to analyze systems and procedures and to explain abstract concepts in concrete terms.
  • Experience in writing test plans, test cases, and testing data.

Other Things We’ll be Looking For            

  • Experience in performing research and the analysis required for project proposals, software and systems modifications, and new projects.
  • Skill in communicating technical material to others.

Other Things to Know and When You Should Apply

It’s a great job for a professional who likes to perform computer programming testing and quality assurance services. Apply now by submitting a state of Texas application. Applications are reviewed daily.

Telework opportunities are available upon request. Reliable internet is required. Alternate work schedules and telework may be discussed with the hiring manager during the interview process.

Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.

Veterans, Reservists, and members of the National Guard can compare this position to Military Occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor's Office.

How to Apply

Applications are received only through Work In Texas. The OOG requires all sections of the state application to be completed. Omission of data on the state application is grounds for disqualification of the application. Requests for accommodation should be made to the Human Resources office as early as possible in the application/employment process. 

Apply Online at Work in Texas

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit www.sss.gov. View a copy of the Agency's Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report.

Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process

Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should email the OOG’s Reasonable Accommodation Program Manager or call 512-463-8315 in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.

Contact Human Resources

(512) 463-5873

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