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Federal Practice - Case Management Quality Assurance/Test Lead

Federal Practice - Case Management Quality Assurance/Test Lead

Overview

BroadPoint, a Washington, DC-based professional services firm serving both commercial and federal clients, is looking for an experienced Quality Assurance/Test Lead to serve as part of our Case/Business Process Management Consulting Practice serving the federal government.  Working for our Operations Executives, you will be responsible for helping us manage the design and implementation of technical solutions aimed at addressing issues in areas such as employee- and labor-relations, performance management, onboarding and grants management. You must be able to identify, develop, and implement innovative test processes, practices, tools and frameworks as well as lead a team. We are looking to you to create a best in class testing capability and organization for the client. Overall, you must be an Agile practitioner, adept at performing testing and verifying all changes to a COTS/custom Java application prior to deployment on Java and RDMS (Oracle and/or MS SQL Server) platforms. If you are currently working as a tester, QA professional, test lead you could be a fit for this role.  

Responsibilities

Your daily responsibilities include:  

  • Leading and managing testing processes, provide mentoring to any testing staff
  • Ensuring that Agile practices are followed, areas of improvement identified and implemented
  • Developing test plans, cases and scripts, and manage test artifacts/deliverables
  • Logging software defects in defect tracking tool (Jira/SharePoint) and track to closure
  • Leading software testing strategy, identify and implement improvements in testing methodologies and tools
  • Reviewing requirement documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance or completeness or to mitigate risks
  • Participating in daily scrum stand-up meetings and design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems
  • Documenting and reviewing test plans, schedules, data needs and scenarios for end-to-end integration testing including areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, or usability
  • Providing support during UAT testing phase including defect review and resolution
  • Participating in application deployment and troubleshooting
  • Participating in all aspects of the development life cycle and work closely with Program Manager and customer to advocate the timely delivery of quality software products
  • Creating metrics of test results for management and project stakeholders
  • Verifying application function following any changes in environment (e.g., Software patch, DB Patch, Service pack, upgrade, etc..)
  • Developing quality assurance standards

Qualifications

Mandatory

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Public Trust Clearance.
  • Requires a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, engineering, mathematics , with a Masters preferred

  • 7-10+ years of software testing experience in at least 1 of the following platforms – Java, .Net

  • 5+ years of experience in Agile testing methodologies and tools

  • 5+ years of experience building and managing test automation frameworks

  • 3+ years of experience testing in an Oracle or MS SQL environment

  • Strong SQL knowledge with the ability to develop complex queries

  • Must have demonstrated experience in quality assurance methodologies and tools

  • Must have a solid understanding of the SDLC, configuration management, and release cycles

  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing a software testing team

  • Demonstrated track record of improving testing in previous positions

  • Experience building test automation scripts

Desired

  • Experience with Case Management and Business Process Management solutions such as MicroPact entellitrak
  • 3+ years of experience developing software code

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.