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DeDHSS Senior PM Spec (Test Manager)
Ref No.: 15-00357
Location: New Castle, Delaware
Either Phone or In Person
DHSS
3+ Months


This Senior Project Management Specialist is a Test Manager that will manage the SIT & UAT test environments leading up to implementation.

The Test Manager will be working with a team performing triage processes for defects in collaboration with the vendor. The Test Manager will be tracking execution and progress toward execution and defect management/resolution. The Test Manager will review test plans, scripts, cases, and scenarios for accuracy and quality. The Test Manger must have knowledge of batch processing.  Test Manger will be involved with coordinating activities for testing batch processes.

DHSS is seeking a talented test manager with strong understanding of system testing including test strategy creation, test scenario creation, execution, monitoring & reporting. This applicant should have past supervisory / lead experience of the ability to work independently with little to no daily supervision. Experience using various testing methodologies, tools is essential. In addition they should have experience translating project requirements to test requirements, writing test cases, scripts, identifying or creating test data and executing test cases.

The candidate should know how to record results in a system logging and tracking defects in system. Not only will candidates be joining a project team, they will be joining a team of resources dedicated to delivering engagements focused on common tools, technologies, and methodologies.

 
 
 
 
 
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Thorough end-to-end knowledge of SDLC (software development lifecycle) and STLC (software testing lifecycle)
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5
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Thorough knowledge of Defect life cycle
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Create, manage & understand system test strategy, test approach and testing work plan
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Ability to assess, raise and resolve testing risks and issues
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Manage and direct creation and execution of system and integration test scripts
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Oversee defect creation, tracking, prioritization and coordinate resolution with development team and functional leads
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5
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Have a deep understanding of Accessibility Testing and Browser-based Testing
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Ability to lead testing teams as well as an individual contributor
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Strong analytical and problem solving & leadership skills
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Ability to generate and analyze statistical data and reports
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Ability to track progress of team
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Advanced understanding of interpreting business requirements
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2
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Advanced knowledge on testing Methodologies
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2
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Thorough understanding of project management
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2
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Proficiency in window based & web based testing
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Experience working in offsite –onsite paradigm
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Experience in the Health and Human Services industry – specifically in areas of Integrated Eligibility
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2
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Experience interacting with clients & in a cross-team coordinated environment
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2
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Strong understanding of software development principles
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5
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Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
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Analyze results against functional design and expected results
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2
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Experience in managing Test Automation with leading industry automation tools such as QTP and Microsoft Test Manager (MTM)
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2
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Have a thorough understanding of performance load testing and knowledge of leading industry performance load test tools such as Load Runner
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2
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Deep experience with system / integration / user acceptance testing
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2
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Proficiency in at least one test case management and one defect management tool
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2
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Ability to assess team strengths and assign work to team members
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2
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Please list projects where candidate has worked in testing environments.
 
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Please list projects where technology was .Net 3-tier environment.
 
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Please list projects where you worked in a management capacity working with a team of testers.
 
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Please list projects where you work with a large team in an enterprise environment.
 
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Where is the candidate geographically located?
 
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