Job Description :
Title: Lead Tester

Location: Denver CO

Duration: 7 Months

Job Description

Interacts with other engineering groups to define, document, analyze, perform, and interpret tests for products, systems, components, or modifications. Identifies functional problems and suggests resolutions. Assists in the definition of internal quality control standards and the maintenance of reliability programs. Analyzes test cases and provides regular progress reports. May require a bachelor's degree and at least 6 years or equivalent experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of Contractor staff. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Specific skills which would be helpful for this assignment:

* Strong familiarity with test methodologies, test automation, formulation and implementation of software testing strategies, and preparation and review of test plans, test reports, scripting.
* Experience with HPALM as a project administrator strongly desired
* Strong familiarity with a variety of software development methodologies such as Agile and Waterfall and a strong understanding of the suitability of these methodologies for certain development environments and types of applications.
* Understanding of program and project management methodologies and their application.
* Comfortable in a "hands on" role, driving application testing to completion, and be capable of working closely with the technical leads to monitor the progress of assigned work.
* Detail-oriented with strong analytical aptitude.

* Strong leadership skills in product or application test methodologies and the ability to mentor team members on the implementation of those methodologies.
* Demonstrated knowledge around metrics as it pertains to product and application deliverables (quality) and work effort (time
* Strong communication, organizational, prioritization and leadership skills.

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Experience

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AGILE - Agile Development Methodology

Proficient

1-2 yrs

Skills

Communication skills both verbal and written

Expert

6-7 yrs

Skills

Data Analysis

Proficient

1-2 yrs

Skills

HPALM

Proficiency as an administrator and an enduser of the HPALM tool for test and defect management.

Proficient

2-3 yrs

Skills

Integration planning and strategy

Proficient

2-3 yrs

Skills

Project management

Proficient

1-2 yrs

Skills

Project Test Metrics

Define, document and communicate metrics to project stakeholders to track progress and state of the test effort. Communicate risks and maintain test effort schedule.

Proficient

2-3 yrs

Skills

Stakeholder Communication

Communicate test status, defects and defect status, milestone achievements, and risks appropriately and in a timely manner

Proficient

2-3 yrs

Skills

System and Application Access

Work with appropriate teams to ensure that state test resources have the appropriate level of access to business applications required for testing.

Proficient

2-3 yrs

Skills

Team work

Expert

6-7 yrs

Skills

Test Automation

Work with Manager, Enterprise Applications to make recommendations and propose strategies for test automation opportunities at the UI, database and application level

Proficient

2-3 yrs

Skills

User Acceptance Testing

Work with stakeholders to develop user acceptance test cases including training end users how to define and document test cases, coordinate resources for user acceptance testing and document defects related to user acceptance test cases.

Proficient

2-3 yrs

Skills

Vendor Management

Work closely with vendors to ensure contracted testing scope of work is followed, testing milestones are achieved and defects are communicated and escalated appropriately

Proficient

2-3 yrs

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