Test Analyst

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/18/18
Los Angeles, CA
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/18/18

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The self-motivated person who fills this position will be joining and contributing to a dynamic and determined team that will be assisting a local Southern California public sector client to successfully transform how they provide services to their respective clients. This digital transformation initiative will involve close collaboration with the client to architect, design, and develop a secure, user-centric, and mission-critical solution that will involve multiple teams that will organized to meet the client’s needs through a fast-paced agile development approach within an heterogeneous DevOps environment. The transformative nature (anecdotally considered the “Uber” of the client’s business domain) and success of this project epitomizes an evolutionary disruption in our client’s industry that will likely be adopted by others. More importantly, this initiative will have a lasting positive impact on enhancing the citizen experience.

You will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues across the country in different groups to help in the development of this solution. This critical client initiative must integrate several complex components using modern and disparate technologies (hardware and software), some implemented by other third parties, securely and with the highest quality to address regulatory and compliance requirements

FUTURE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Seeking Testing Analysts with consulting experience to assist in testing of an expansive solution to realize our client’s transformative vision. The candidate will work on testing nearly all aspects of the solution and work closely with many internal and external groups within an agile development environment.

The Testing Analysts will collaborate with different teams in an agile development, consisting of CGI peers and client participants. This role requires ability to understand business requirements, develop, document, execute test scenarios, and input defects

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE
Experience required includes:
? Ability to work closely with client for requirements analysis, development of features, stories, and test scripts
? Experience in the creation of test plans, test scenarios/cases
? Experience in defect management and triage processes
? Experience in the creation and update of online user procedures
? Excellent oral and written communication skills:
o Ability to present to different levels of client stakeholders
o Experience in effective business writing to produce high-quality, client-facing documents
? Experience contributing in all phases of the development lifecycle
? Detail oriented with a commitment to producing high quality work
? Self-motivated with excellent planning experience that can work well independently and within a team environment

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/NON-ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED
Solid skills in MS Office, specifically Word and Excel
? Hands on experience successfully leveraging the following processes and tools:
o Application of Agile, PMI and/or ITIL management principles
o JIRA or other Agile management tool
o Automated Testing tools (e.g. Cucumber, xUnit)
o Experience with Web Services / API testing
o Test-driven development (TDD), acceptance test-driven development (ATDD), and behavioral-driven development (BDD)
? Excellent oral and written communication skills:
o Ability to present to different levels of client stakeholders
o Experience in effective business writing to produce high-quality, client-facing documents
? Solid skills in MS Office, specifically Word and Excel

Provide Interviewers, if required:
After a phone screen/interview, a subset of: Cintia Runha, Blair Vincent, Karen Macdonald, Rob Chin, Jen Winchell, Jenna Fossett

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR COMMENTS
Any testing certifications a plus; i.e., ISTQB, Certified Software Testers (CSTE), Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA)

Position ID: J0418-0701

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