Seeking Software Tester to test applications supporting the Michigan Department of Education s (MDE) Health and Nutrition Systems using Agile Methodologies.
The person in this role will work closely with business users and the internal and external project teams to analyze business requirements to create project test scenarios and provide feedback on the actual system implementation of the business logic. You will create test plans, test cases, and will participate in user acceptance testing to ensure that the highest quality products are released to production. These are for multiple, concurrent projects. Some are in the maintenance phase, and some are new development.
Projected tasks are:
tConduct test entry reviews and record and document test results
tManage all aspects of User Acceptance Testing
tParticipate in business requirements documentation reviews to extract test scenarios
tEnsure that testing activities allow applications to meet:
otbusiness requirements and systems goals
otfulfill end-user requirements
otidentify existing or potential issues
tWork closely with the Projects Group to replicate customer issues and application use cases
Projects are for Health and Nutrition Services which has 3 .NET developers using Agile development:
MIND A web forms application being re-written in .NET core, which is a Claims and Reimbursement System, supporting the Child Nutrition Programs offered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Gateway A .NET Core application which interacts with multiple disparate systems, to improve the user experience for consumers of the MDE Child Nutrition web applications.
An in-person interview will be required for new hire
Desired Start Date would be February 3, 2020. Start date/time is flexible.
- Minimum 3 years direct experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of quality assurance standards for software testing.
- Minimum 3 years direct experience as a lead tester for major application integration and/or major application product release.
- Minimum 3 years experience with core software applications, including Microsoft web and client/server applications.
- Minimum 3 years direct hands-on experience with ad hoc query programs (Microsoft SQL Server required), reporting software, spreadsheets, graphs, and flow charts.
|Skill||Required /Desired||Amount||of Experience|
|Strong knowledge of system testing best practices and methodologies.||Required||3||Years|
|Ability to communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to project stakeholders and management.||Required||3||Years|
|Query database to validate test results||Required||3||Years|
|Microsoft SQL Server||Required||3||Years|
|Microsoft Team Foundation Server/Azure DevOps||Highly desired||2||Years|
|Strong facilitation, written and communication skills.||Highly desired||2||Years|
|Proficiency with Microsoft Visio||Highly desired||1||Years|
|Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle and related methodologies (e.g. CMMI, Agile, or other similar industry standards)||Highly desired||1||Years|
|Knowledge of automatic testing tools compatible with Microsoft technologies.||Highly desired||6||Months|
|Question1||Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?|
|Question2||Please list candidate's email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.|
|Question3||For any potential candidate in need of work authorization/verification, please be advised that by order of the SOM Attorney General s office CAI and suppliers cannot request letters from the State of Michigan, and SOM managers cannot and will not sign any supplier letter(s) directly. If you require a template letter with engagement specifications for any potential H1 filing(s), please contact the CAI Contract Managers. Do you accept this requirement?|
|Question4||Please provide the candidates cell phone number.|
|Question5|| Attach contact information (email and phone) of professional references from the applicant's current or prior work experiences.|
|Question6|| This work location is on site. Work remote requests are not considered. Do you accept this requirement?|
|Question7||Max vendor rate is $54.96. Please confirm this works for your candidate. |
|Question8||In person interviews will be held Thursday, January 23, 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 1:00, 2:00 and Friday, January 24, 9:00, 10:00. Please confirm if these times work for your candidate. |
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