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Sr. Analyst 


Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) is an industry-leading provider of tech-enabled services, IT managed services, and management consulting services. VIP helps its clients strengthen mission outcomes by combining deep industry specialization, agility to adapt as needed, and an unwavering commitment to client satisfaction. VIP brings expertise in how to deploy systems that align people, processes, and technology to accelerate strategic change and to deliver business results in partnership with its clients. Since 1996, VIP has worked with over 1,200 state and local, federal, and commercial clients. To learn more about VIP, please visit:

VIP is seeking a UAT Tester for an immediate opportunity with our client in Sacramento, CA. The UAT Tester is responsible for leading all aspects of client testing activities. This position will guide utility project teams through the customization and execution of our Client's Partners’ testing methodology. This position will report to the Testing Manager or the Client Project Manager dependent upon the scope of individual projects.


  • 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 Client 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 Client 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


  • 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
  • Infor ERP experience
  • 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)


Division Visionary Integration Professionals  
Req Number INF-20-00024  
Location VIP - Sacramento  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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