Job Description :
Pay Rate for this position : $38.75

The QA Manager will define and implement BPR’s QA strategy, also will perform critical roles in overseeing the implementation of QA. This role assumes the roles of project manager/administrator and business analyst for the duration of project. The hiring manager will need some BA skills/duties to accompany the testing analysis.

Must have:

8 or more years of experience as a QA Analyst or QA Manager in software product or custom software development shops.
A minimum of 8 years Project Management experience of which 5 years as the team leader.
5 or more years of experience creating, reviewing, and executing testing plans and manual test scripts.
5 or more years of experience integrating automated testing (unit, regression, and/or stress/performance) into the SDLC.
Exceptional project planning and management skills.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

Required tasks:

In summary, the QA Manager will need some Business Analyst skills/duties to accompany the testing analysis. The QA Manager will be expected to accomplish the following:
1. Review GIS’s existing testing process identifying weaknesses and/or gaps in testing cause, scripts, and regression approach.
2. Define GIS’s overarching QA strategy to control quality and provide consistency in the products that are created and shared.
3. Outline GIS’s QA-related standards, to include standards for developer staff/firms, and entry/exit criteria for application, database, and infrastructure changes through application environments.
4. Provide the project plan and schedule for implementing the accepted recommended solution.
5. Test solution by completing an SDLC for a chosen GIS application/initiative including requirements, test case development, the execution of manual test scenarios, manual functional and regression test cases, and timely reporting of identified QA results / issues for resolution.

Client : Department of Transportation PA