Thursday, May 24, 2012

Multiple Openings Near Tulsa

Here are several openings available. If you know of anyone interested, please forward this.


Role Requested: Application Testing Analyst
Location: Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Number of Resources Requested: 3
Role Begin Date: June 1, 2012
Role End Date: December 31, 2012
*Please note end date is estimated

Role Description:
Responsibilities The Application Testing Analyst may be responsible for:
- Converting and developing automated application testing script scenarios using HP's Quality Center (QC), HP's Quick Test Professional (QTP) and SAP's Test Acceleration and Optimization (TAO) software tools.
- Reviewing requirements, test scenarios and working with business functional analysts to develop and validate automated testing scripts.
- Interfacing with Business Unit users and testers worldwide.
- Providing support and assisting in troubleshooting for automated test scripts.
- Adherence to corporate guidelines, standards, and best practices in the use and deployment of cross-application solutions.

- Bachelor's Degree in MIS, computer science, or information technology; or 5 years of direct experience in the information technology field.
- 2 or more years of direct experience with software/application support and/or development.
- 1+ years experience with HP Quality Center
- 2+ years experience developing automated tests with SAP TAO2 Experience
- 2+ years experience developing automated tests with HP Quick Test Pro
- 1+ year SAP application testing experience
- Demonstrated analytical and problem solving ability.
- Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a team environment.

If you are interested in this position please email a updated copy of your resume to along with your salary requirements and a brief description of your most recent experience as it pertains to the position above.

Joseph Camarillo
IT Recruiter
Escendent, LLC
(Office)             312-445-4500    
(Cell)              832-256-0719

Monday, May 14, 2012

Why using requirements as the only source for testing is a bad idea...

James Bach pointed this out in a recent interview on the Software Test Podcast .  The video is called 'Shouting in the Data Center' and it shows the effect that shouting has on disk performance. (Really!)

Monday, May 07, 2012


My boss handed me a book and told me. "Here is a gift for you. Let me know when you are done, so I can borrow it." He has recommended other books before (both work-related and otherwise) and hasn't steered me wrong.

In short, this is an excellent book for anyone that wants to avoid traps of persuasion and understand how others can be effectively persuaded. The author of the book takes his training as a PhD in Psychology as well as some experiences he's gained in preparation for this topic and puts together a wonderful story of the science and practice of influence.

In the book, you'll learn:
  • Why social obligations can seem so burdensome (and why we participate in this activity anyway)
  • How we find ourselves agreeing to do something we have told ourselves we wouldn't do.
  • Why 'the crowd' is so powerful in influencing what we do (and do not) do.
  • How many times we are influenced and not even aware of the influence.
It's an excellent read full of fun stories and deep insight. I hope you'll take the time to read the book as it will help in nearly every aspect of your life. :)