Senior Test Engineer (P) 19-011

HMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. - United States4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $85,000 - $110,000 a year
EducationSkills

HMS is seeking a Sr. Test Engineer to join a team providing customization and deployment of an enterprise-wide solution and ongoing technical support for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The qualified candidate will have experience with all types of testing (manual, automation, performance, 508, integration, regression, acceptance, etc). The candidate will lead all testing efforts through development, UAT, release, and ongoing sustainment activities. The candidate must have experience testing cloud systems (AWS) and be well versed in Agile development methodologies. Familiarity with Government contract work is beneficial. This is a full-time remote position.

HMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (HMS) is an US Small Business Administration (SBA) and Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE)-verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOSB) who provides Federal clients system and technology integration, program management, business process optimization, and enterprise solutions. In addition to our technology integration services, HMS is a Value Added Reseller (VAR), acquiring best-in-class products (HP, CA, Dell, EMC, Lexmark, and others) to provide fully comprehensive solutions. HMS was incorporated in 2003 as an SDVOSB.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead all project test activities
  • Identify, define, and estimate duration for SQA activities
  • Define test parameters and data, design tests, interpret test results and analyze test trends
  • Document and execute test cases and scripts for new and previously released functionality
  • Work with the Business Analyst and Scrum Master to make sure that acceptance criteria for user stories are testable, and develop test cases & scenarios based on those criteria
  • Develop and execute test plans, test cases and scripts for functional, accessibility, system, performance, interoperability, regression, security, and user acceptance testing
  • Work with developers to create test scenarios and test data
  • Capable of providing 508 support
  • Work independently and with others within the Agile sprint/release cycle to meet deadlines
  • Attend meetings via phone and screen-sharing and work efficiently in remote setting
  • Work with the team to make each increment of functionality ready for UAT and Production
  • Direct testing during User Acceptance testing (UAT) and product field testing and gather results
  • Document testing activities and all testing activities using best practices to maintain traceability using Rational, Jira or similar tools
  • Interface with project stakeholders, including end users, business, VA organizations, vendors and service partners

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated success as a Sr. Test Engineer showing a track record of comprehensive testing using a variety of testing methods and practices
  • Work with developers, end users and organizations to create test plans and test scripts
  • Self-starter capable of working with a blended team of system and network administrators to provide testing support
  • Coordinate with test sites and other team participants to plan test events. experience in creating reports
  • Track problems and reports on errors that are identified
  • Have experience with configuring necessary hardware and operating environments as needed to complete assigned testing
  • Have comprehensive technical expertise on IT products, operating systems, software, hardware, systems and networks and specialized environments such as AWS
  • Have experience in writing or assisting in the development of test plans and test procedures
  • Manage the defect database
  • Experience interfacing with senior-level stakeholder
  • Strong interpersonal and client-facing skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (8 years’ experience may be substituted for education)
  • 5 years of experience testing Enterprise systems using cloud deployment
  • Agile / SAFe certifications a plus
  • VA experience a plus

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Experience:

  • 508 compliance: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense: 5 years (Required)
  • testing Enterprise systems using cloud deployment: 5 years (Required)
  • User Acceptance testing: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

License:

  • Agile (Preferred)
  • SAFe (Preferred)