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Senior Test Lead 

Description

Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) offers a diverse solution portfolio that allows organizations to better align strategy to execution. Our four core disciplines – Management Consulting, DevOps, Software Quality Management and Organizational Development – provide the visibility, planning, and agility needed to accelerate strategic change. Founded in 1996, VIP has delivered measurable results for commercial, federal and state and local organizations big and small. VIP has offices across the U.S., including its corporate headquarters in Folsom, CA. For more information please visit www.trustvip.com.

We are seeking a Sr. Test Lead for an opportunity with our client in Loveland, Colorado.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Planning, organizing, monitoring, potentially performing, and oversight of all phases of testing
  • Development and execution of an overall test strategy to support the solution deployment
  • Work closely with project manager(s) and others to ensure business testing requirements are being met
  • Create and maintain documents and deliverables associated with manual and automated enterprise applications testing
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Adapt AAC Utility Partners’ testing methodology to client specific project needs
  • Develop and maintain project specific testing processes, procedures, and metrics
  • Develop, execute and manage test plans and schedules for each test phase, including configuration, unit testing, functional testing, integration testing, parallel testing, and user acceptance testing
  • Develop estimates for each testing phase
  • Lead preparation of business scenarios and required test scripts, including identification of needed master and transactional data to execute end-to-end testing
  • Facilitate test meetings and escalating issues/concerns to the project management team or Testing Manager as needed
  • Monitor issues/defects for trends and provide metrics to the project management team
  • Oversight of requirement traceability throughout all test phases
  • Management and oversight of test team to ensure timely test execution, proper test result documentation, timely defects/issues reporting, and timely retest
  • Participate in design workshops, specification walkthroughs, and requirement reconciliation
  • Mentor and train client test team in testing best practices and AAC Utility Partners’ testing methodology
  • Understand the benefits of automation and how it could be leveraged on various projects
  • Work closely with other project groups to increase the quality of software delivered
 
Position Requirements

Skills/Qualifications Required:

  • A minimum of 5 years of testing and test management on large software implementation projects (should include completion of 2 complete projects)
  • Understanding of customer relationship management
  • People management and leadership skills, including coaching, supervision, staffing, career growth, and conflict management
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Visio
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire to maintain a high degree of quality
  • Experience with configuration management / build management procedures
  • In-depth knowledge of the SDLC as well as various software testing methodologies
  • Highly experienced writing test plans and test cases, and documenting software defects and anomalies
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, management information systems, engineering, math, or business. Or equivalent body of experience in the Project Testing Field

Skills/Qualifications Preferred:

  • Knowledge of the full project management discipline from Project Initiation to Implementation and Project Closure
  • Knowledge and understanding of the utility industry
  • Consulting experience
  • Project leadership experience
  • Experience implementing, administering and training on automated testing tools such as the Mercury Tool Suite (WinRunner, LoadRunner QuickTest Pro, etc.)
  • Experience with at least one or more programming or scripting languages (e.g. SQL, Java, Javascript, Unix, XML)

This job operates in an office setting which incurs moderate noise consistent with a business office. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

This is a largely sedentary role; however, some physical attributes are required, for instance, manual dexterity/typing, read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation, the ability to lift up to 25 lbs. as well as, ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 
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Division Visionary Integration Professionals  
Req Number INF-20-00006  
Location VIP - Loveland, CO  
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