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Test and Quality Assurance Manager

  • Location Alexandria, VA
  • Category Computer / IT
  • Date Posted 01/08/2021
  • Type Contract to Hire
  • Commitment Part-time
  • Job ID #3625

Alexandria, VA company that researches and develops innovative transport technology is looking for a Senior Tester/Test lead  
 

Hours/Schedule: 

24 hours week to start through the summer
Closer to FT during the Fall 2022 
24 hours November/December and installation

 

Job Type: Contract to Hire

 

Location Requirements:  Work from home until Covid normalizes, then at least 3 days/week in Alexandria office 

Rate: $90 – 100/hour 

 
Job Description: 
Testing and Quality Assurance 

 
Responsibilities:  

 

  • Maintain a strong knowledge of the project’s design and scheduling changes to support QA effectiveness, focus and communication
  • Identify, track and address project risks, action items, and milestone deliverables
  • Communicate out project status to QA Leadership and key project and corporate stakeholders
  • Work with Analysts to interpret testing needs as requirements are being developed
  • Evaluate testability of business and technical requirements based on business / functional requirement document(s), use cases, user stories and/or solution design documents
  • Participate in requirement / design reviews; identifies gaps and probes for detailed explanation of expectations
  • Participate in architecture and technical specification review and provides feedback on content and testability
  • Contribute to requirements traceability matrix
  • Evaluate test performance and identify potential problem areas
Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in managing and executing Testing program
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technology or Engineering related field Ability to analyse data and translate key results to business stake holder
  • Familiarity with all System Engineering aspects for all phases of project delivery such as requirements management, design, development, integration, QA/Validation, operational readiness, deployment and monitoring
  • Experience leading small, medium, and large Test/Quality Assurance efforts as well as willingness to roll up sleeves and execute detailed test scripts
  • Experience in writing scripts to aid in filtering and simplifying analysis of test results
  • Must have experience with regression testing tools and also work with Jira and/or any configuration management tools
  • Strong experience with SQL to perform data validation and analysis tasks
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team 
  • Ability to prioritize, solve practical problems, and deal with situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Work is primarily conducted in an office environment, but candidate must be willing to occasionally work in a roadside/construction environment
Additional skills would be a plus
  • Experience with Intelligence Transportation Systems, Tolling, and Systems Integration
  • Strong knowledge of Systems Engineering disciplines to contribute with other project delivery aspects
  • Familiarity of AI and machine learning technology for testing and validation purposes
 

 

 

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