Long-term (up to 5 years) opportunity for a Team Lead -Functional Testing Lead with the State of NV in Carson City, NV!
Knowledge Services, established in 1994 and headquartered in Indianapolis IN, is a certified woman-owned (WBE) professional services organization with over 1500 employees located in offices throughout North America. Founded by Julie Bielawski, CEO, Guidesoft, Inc. DBA Knowledge Services is an industry leader in Managed Service Programs (MSP), Employer of Record / Payrolling Services, National Recruitment, and Staffing Services. We provide outstanding services to major organizations in various industries, including; IT, Healthcare, Entertainment, Media, Federal and State Governments, Public Utilities, Telecom, Manufacturing and more.
As such, Knowledge Services is committed to providing opportunities for growth – in our company, in each team member and in our relationships. We believe titles do not define a person, but provide a framework to each person’s endless potential. Our focus on improving our team, product and processes drive us every day. We are guided by our four Pillars that set the foundation of who we are and how we conduct business: Knowledge, Integrity, Innovation, and Service.
Knowledge Services has benefit offerings to include the following!
Consultant will prepare and update as required, their part of a User Acceptance Test Management plan for the project which must be submitted to and approved by the Test Manager and Implementation Vendor;
In conjunction with State staff, the Project Test Manager and the Technical Test Lead, develop, publish and implement a dynamic Functional User Acceptance Test plan; index it to timelines, scenarios and test cases;
Identify and provide documentation of the protocols needed to perform functional, quality assurance and regression tests and tracking, as part of User Acceptance Testing;
Establish and publish the standards for test case preparation, performing and documenting testing activities, identifying and tracking application defects, prioritizing defects as critical, major, or minor, and for reporting on the number and types of defects and their correction;
Identify tasks to establish a test environment and scripts for the distribution test cases and provide for regression testing against the distribution test cases;
Identify software to assist in the testing and test result tracking process;
Identify the protocols to test the hardware and infrastructure configuration; and
Execute the approved Test Management Plan successfully.
A minimum of three (3) years progressively responsible professional experience in managing all aspects related to executing both functional and business components of a User Acceptance Test plan, inclusive of creating test cases and scenarios based on system requirements and design documentation. This experience must include a working knowledge of the system technical parameters and at least one year of experience applying recognized data processing concepts to business process planning and analysis.
The ability to work in close collaboration with both State IS Testing staff and the Technical Test Lead. The consultant will report to the Project Test Manager and will be responsible for completing the Functional components of User Acceptance Testing, (UAT) inclusive of but not limited to the following skills and abilities:
Demonstrated proficiency in building professional collaborations;
Excellent communication skills; verbal and writing;
Ability to clearly document training materials, policies, standards and procedures;
Experience in mentoring, training and knowledge transfer;
Ability to execute the functional aspects of a test plan;
Skills in clearly demonstrating tasks to other test staff;
Ability to facilitate smooth and timely code / process promotes to test environments;
Validation of code promote parameters (original and defect promotes);
Mainframe vs. Server
Experience with Defect / Bug tracking processes and/or systems (e.g. – Bugzilla);
Consults and contributes to the resolution of defects uncovered during UAT (Triage participant);
Ability to recognize and report testing risks; provide solution based analysis;
Demonstrated skills in preparing a variety of reports; and
Ability to maintain performance through a series of deadlines and performance indicators.
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