Job Description :
Job ID: NC0420)

Architect/QA Manager with Agile, JIRA and Curam experience

Location: Durham NC (DHHS)
Duration: 12 months
Interview: Either Webcam Interview or In Person

Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Demonstrated experience driving key architectural and design decisions Required 7 Years
Demonstrated experience leading project deliverables using Agile methodology Required 7 Years
Experience with and proficiency using JIRA Highly desired 5 Years
Demonstrated experience in partnering with management staff to consult on approaches that impact and drive projects Required 7 Years
Demonstrated ability to lead teams of developers/testers, as well as work directly with development leads Required 7 Years
Demonstrated ability to provide hands-on technical and best practice direction to project team and oversee the work of team members Required 7 Years
Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment to manage multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail and quality Required 7 Years
Ability to proactively communicate with development and management teams to anticipate configuration management issues/processes Required 7 Years
Excellent communication skills to ensure communication between design/development/test teams Required 7 Years
Experience with the Curam Software suite of products. Nice to have

The NC Department of Health and Human Services seeks a contract resource to act as an Application Development Test Manager in of NC Families Accessing Services through Technology (NC FAST This role will develop/update project plans for IT projects, including project objectives, technologies, systems, information specifications, schedules, funding, and staffing, and manage project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope. This position will work across the Service Delivery Lifecycle on engineering solutions for new system rollouts, enhancements, and/or ongoing maintenance of existing applications by identifying and assessing complex problems that require in-depth evaluation of variable factors to create solutions for implementation by the team. The role will supervise development and/or testing teams to gather and interpret user/system requirements into design specifications, conduct project and issue management (including status reporting, issue reporting, and ETC/budget reporting) for assigned scope of work, and make decisions that impact the team through regular consultation with senior management. Tasks include implementing Agile software development testing approaches for requirements gathering, system design, build, system testing, regression testing, automation testing, end-to-end testing and deployment to ensure code base is testable, efficient, maintainable, and remains standards compliant. Other tasks include identifying testing strategy based on the risk areas of in scope functionality, assisting with establishing testing infrastructure and configuration, engaging end users in the testing process, and mitigating risk to other areas of the system.