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Systems Tester/Analyst - $TARS
Ref No.: 17-00442
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Client: GaDHS
Location: Atlanta,GA
Duration: 4+ Months
Submission Deadline: 02/24/2017


Job Description:
The Georgia Client (Client) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of System Tester/Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia. 

The System Tester (ST) Analyst is responsible for all system and quality testing for the $TARS Application.  This system will require major changes to support the implementation of the new Integrated Eligibility System (IES) rules and criteria as mandated by the federal Affordable Care Act.
 
Job Responsibilities:
Writes and maintains test plans based on software requirements and design documents
 
Participates in the development of change control standards and procedures that
appropriately fit the needs of the technical team and updates these procedures as the
needs change.
 
Verifies that system requirements are traceable, consistent, complete, and testable.
 
Writes checklist to track all components involved in application changes
 
Performs requirements, design and code walkthroughs/reviews as requested
 
Recommends corrective action to ensure compliance with test plans.
 
Develops and maintains comprehensive documentation on all standards and ensures that the information is appropriately published and distributed
 
Verifies that software applications perform in accordance with system requirements and
specifications
 
Tests software applications for concrete, consistent, observable results.
 
Tests new change control and testing tools to ensure proper installation and maintenance and to measure tool performance
 
Verifies function, performance, integration, and acceptance test results are in accordance with application and departmental standards
.
Measures the severity of failures and defects in accordance with test plan guidelines.
 
Accurately and thoroughly documents application performance failures and defects during each quality review session.
 
Clearly and accurately communicates test results to programming staff and/or appropriate management staff.
 
Regularly enters issues/defects related to the test life cycle or change control environment into applicable tracking system.
 
Updates applicable tracking system with problem solutions and status.
 
Conducts testing meetings, as necessary, for problems encountered during the test life cycle.
 
Acts as liaison for application groups and external agencies
 
Assists users in developing test plans, test scripts, and implementation plans as requested
 
Provides reports showing status and activity in the change control environment to technical teams and appropriate management staff.
 
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in related field or specialized training
 
  • Three (3) years of full time experience in Information Technology testing, quality assurance and the performance of change management functions, two years of which must have been attained in a cross-platform Information Technology development environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Testing methodology and practices.
  • Working knowledge of relevant operating systems, program languages databases, and software development fundamentals
  • Intermediate level knowledge of MS Excel including macros and pivot tables
  • Hands-on experience with automated test tools 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two (2) years of experience with Client Load Runner and Quality Center
  • Previous experience with Health and Human Services Systems
  • Previous experience in state government
  • ITIL and or Six Sigma training.
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  Standard Background Verification 
(Required for all new proposals)

1 - SSN Name Search
1 - Federal Criminal Records Verification (past 7 years)
1 - Motor Vehicle Records Search 
1 - Global Monitor Check (formerly Patriot/OFAC/Terrorist)
 
 
 
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Qualifications
  Type   Qualification   Description   Competency   Experience   Required    
  Skills   Experience testing web applications       Proficient   3-4 yrs   Yes  
  Skills   LoadRunner       Advanced   2-3 yrs   Yes  
  Skills   Quality Center       Advanced   2-3 yrs   Yes  
  Skills   Systems Analysis       Proficient   3-4 yrs   Yes