Job ID :
2752
Company :
Virginia Information Technology Agency
Location :
richmond, VA
Type :
Contract
Duration :
6 Months
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
6 years ago
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Complete Description:

QA Lead to oversee the creation of test plans and procedures and manage the execution of test plans for a large Java development project.

 

Virginia State Police (VSP) has completed the requirements for replacement of one its large statewide software applications.  Planning for development and implementation activities is currently underway. 

 

An EXPERIENCED QA test lead is needed to design testing strategies, identify testing tools and draft the overall test plan and procedures.  The QA Lead will develop, publish, and implement test plans including those for load, performance and stress testing.  They will evaluate, recommend, and implement automated test tools and strategies. The QA Lead will develop, maintain, and upgrade automated test scripts and architectures for test application products.  The QA Lead will be responsible for the writing, implementation, and status reporting for system test cases including both automated and manual test cases.  This will also prepare  test plans or test cases for  testing the integrations between more than two applications / systems.  The QA Lead should be able to plan, draft and execute integration test cases that would be spawned across multiple applications/system.

 

They will be responsible for defining and supporting the defect management procedures and the enhancement and bug tracking tools .   They will lead the rest of the QA team in their activities and review all test plans and results.  They will coordinate and oversee the User Acceptance Testing (UAT).

 

This position requires a MINIMUM of 2 years  QA lead experience on a Large Development Project and software development experience.    It is expected that this resource will have the experience and knowledge to write SQL queries to support backend testing and be able to support the installation and use of automated testing tools.

   

 

Skills:

Skill

Required / Desired

Amount

of Experience

 

Experience as a QA Test Lead on a large software development project

Required

5

Years

Experience with development of software testing strategies and plans

Required

5

Years

Proficiency and experience in automated testing tools (Rational Functional Tester, Mercury (HP) QTP, or Borland Silk)

Required

4

Years

Experience with installation and support of automated testing tools (Rational Functional Tester, Mercury (HP) QTP, Borland Silk

Required

2

Years

Hands on experience with performance and load testing automated tools

Required

2

Years

Experience with defect tracking systems (implementation, support, etc.)

Required

2

Years

Software development experience

Required

4

Years

Strong knowledge of software testing best practices and methodologies

Required

5

Years

Experience with test effort estimation and tracking

Required

2

Years

SQL experience

Required

4

Years

Relational database experience

Required

2

Years

PL/SQL and Oracle database experience

Highly desired

2

Years

System integration and back-end (database, etc.) testing experience

Required

2

Years

Excellent Oral and written communications

Required

 

 

Experience with test driven software development

Highly desired

2

Years

Experience and knowledge of UML/Rational Unified Process (RUP)

Highly desired

2

Years

 

What is the largest project in terms of cost and length that you have been the QA lead on?

 

What automated testing tools have you used - include the length of time?

 

What load or performance testing tools have you used?

 

What is the largest QA team that you have supervised?

 

Do you agree to an In-Person Interview? (No Skype, No Exceptions)