Job Description :

What is the specific title of the position?
End to end (E2E) Test Lead

What Project/Projects will the candidate be working on while on assignment?
Veterans Affairs Community Connectivity Network

Is this person a sole contributor or part of a team?
Individual contributor role

If so, please describe the team? (Name of team, size of team, etc
VACCN – QA/QMO team responsible for overall QA effort for the program. The project includes new claims platform, customer service and portal. The person is responsible for overseeing and providing recommendation for E2E testing involving 8-10 stakeholder teams and 10-15 technologies, 4-5 vendors, with over 100 interfaces.

What are the top 5-10 responsibilities for this position? (Please be detailed as to what the candidate is expected to do or complete on a daily basis)
Conduct meetings with the business and development teams to identify the scope for E2E testing, define a plan, initiate preparation activities and monitor progress through execution.
Thorough understanding of business processes
Prepare the E2E test strategy to include an approach, roles and responsibilities, test cases, test scenarios, data management, tools and accesses, schedule, risks, issues and dependencies
Complete test strategy and obtain approvals
Communicating with business/development team manager regularly
Coordinating E2E testers and monitoring their progress
Ensuring we have the correct reporting and metrics in place across the teams
Assisting in vendor management
Reviewing the test scripts
Reviewing the test execution results
Reviewing the final test results
Enabling defect triage meetings
Presenting the report to the development/business teams
Securing the approvals from the appropriate stakeholders
"Advanced Proficiency" in the following responsibilities:
Establish/implement/ensure quality and best practices
Plan/coordinate E2E testing environments & infrastructure
Plan/develop automated testing frameworks
Design/develop test strategy
Plan and create E2E test data sets/scenarios
Identify and mitigate risks/issues related to E2E testing
Ensure alignment of quality/test plans to business case/value
Ensure availability of internal/external resources needed to complete testing projects
Develop, document and implement risk mitigation plans
Design processes for reporting and communicating test status
Execute test status reports and communicate to appropriate audiences
Communicate potential issues to appropriate audiences
Document test results and ensure adherence to test reporting standards
Define testing/quality metrics and drive consistent utilization
Apply established test/quality metrics
Develop/implement automated test strategy and scripts
Execute test cases/scenarios
Provide support for automated test scripts/frameworks
What software tools/skills are needed to perform these daily responsibilities?
Overall experience of 8+ years in IT experience
Minimum of 5 years of quality assurance experience
Experience in leading System Integration, E2E, UAT Regression testing activities for complex projects.
Expert with Microsoft (MS) tools, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Project.
Administrative experience with SharePoint.
o Experience with CA Agile and/or HP ALM for test case and defect management.
o Experience with traceability of requirements and/or features to test cases and defects.
o Experience with automation tools, SOAP UI, Selenium, Cucumber, Jenkins, etc.

What skills/attributes are a must have?
Hands-on experience in planning, developing, executing and validating E2E test efforts for complex projects
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communications skills demonstrated through successfully leading change initiatives and client facing engagements
Hands-on experience in preparing E2E Test Strategy, Test Plan
Knowledge or experience with X12, XML and other proprietary interfaces for the above types of data
Experience in Requirement Analysis, Traceability, impact analysis and reporting
Experience in Defect Management - reporting, triage, root cause analysis activities

What skills/attributes are nice to have?
Knowledge or experience with provider, member, claim interfaces or data.
Business: Knowledge or experience with member lookups, provider lookups, referrals, prior authorizations, claim payment for medical, dental and/or pharmacy.

Where is the work to be performed? (Please list preferred Client facility, if other please specify i.e. remote work, rural, etc
Location: Basking Ridge, NJ

What are the work hours? (ex. 9am-5pm, day/night shifts, rotating shifts, etc)
Work Hours: East Coast, generally 8-5pm

What type of interview process is preferred? (Face to face, phone, Skype, or a combination of the three)

Phone interviews and possible on-site in NJ interview