Immediate need (starting January 2) for a QA Sr Professional with agile, and SCRUM experience for a 6+ months contract in Washington DC near foggy bottom. My client, health care non profit, offers a very rewarding work environment. You will have the opportunity to be a true consultant and offer client guidance for best practices or do's and don'ts of agile testing.
Essential Job Functions
Establishes and documents a tailored strategy quality plan in collaboration with the project manager, for the performance of quality assurance activities for assigned project or task.
Develops and maintains quality assurance documentation for projects and tasks to include quality metrics. Ensures documentation complies with software development standards, policies and procedures or best practices.
Conducts assessments and evaluations through analysis and interpretation of objective and subjective evidence to verify compliance to standards and applicable quality plans. Determines level of process and product quality. Develops written reports of findings; escalates unresolved issues to appropriate management levels.
Evaluates work products to assess quality and reports findings. Researches alternative solutions to problems, determines proper approaches, makes verbal and/or written recommendations to appropriate parties and implements solutions. Implements recommendations as approved.
Gathers, uses and analyzes defect metrics data. Presents analysis findings to the appropriate levels of management verbally and through the preparation of periodic written reports.
Participates in special projects, external audits and process improvements in support of quality assurance initiatives.
Defines and maintains an effective and efficient quality programs including developing and presenting associated training and familiarization to affected staff. Revises standard practices and procedures as appropriate.
Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Six or more years of quality assurance, engineering or management information systems experience
Five or more years of quality assurance testing experience working with software systems, applications, databases, web services, and multi-tier, networked environments
Five or more years of experience in Creating use case/test script development, test data setup, test quality reviews, test execution, and presentation of test results
5 years experience in full project and software development lifecycle, including ALM, agile, and SCRUM methodoligies