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Tantus Technologies, Inc. Software Test Engineer Lead in Kansas City, Missouri

This role fulfills an open requirement for Tantus' protégé firm, CSS.

CSS is seeking a qualified Software Test Engineer Lead to manage a team of mid-level and junior software test engineers for testing activities at a federal customer. Qualified candidates must have experience in planning and managing a team of testers conducting functional, system integration, database and regression testing. The Test Lead will be responsible for working with the Project/Test Manager to plan and execute testing services to support the development, enhancement and phased deployment of multiple program and enterprise level IT systems for a federal agency. The test engineer should have a strong understanding of SDLC processes and the QA lifecycle and methodology. #JV

The Software Test Engineer Lead plays an important part in the product development process. Our team of testers will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client’s needs, while being cost-effective.

  • Lead a small team of mid-level and junior software test engineers to conduct system integration testing, functional testing, regression testing, database testing and assist the customer during User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

  • Interact with product management, project management and development teams to develop a strong understanding of the project and testing objectives.

  • Verify the system configuration is correct for each testing cycle, and procedural, policy, and process configurations setup is ready to perform UAT.

  • Expertise in gathering and analyzing requirements, writing system test plan, developing requirement traceability matrix (RTM), writing bug documentations, and developing test summary report for manual testing.

  • Develop and implement feature, integration, regression and system tests for new software development.

  • Design and create test conditions and scripts to address business and technical use cases.

  • Analyze business and system requirements and develop test strategy.

  • Review quality specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback.

  • Use tools and techniques to execute test cases and build/script new tools for performing testing/validation function.

  • Document, track and escalate issues as appropriate, using ALM/Octane or other specified tool.

  • Perform root-cause analysis to identify and implement corrective actions and process improvements.

  • Prepare briefing documents and participate in client review and discussions

  • Must be eligible to obtain Public Trust Clearance

  • 5+ years of IT experience in Application Software Testing

  • Expertise in Software Development Life Cycle and Software Testing Life Cycle

  • Ability to produce Test Plan, Test design, Scenarios, Test cases, Test Reports, Test Metrics and Defect Reports

  • Proficient in Integration testing, functional testing, regression testing, database and User Acceptance testing

  • Experience in Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products: Excel, Visio and PowerPoint

  • Well-organized and self-directed individual; ability to balance and prioritize competing requirements

  • Excellent communication skills and analytical skills

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills required

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum environment

  • Experience working with Microfocus ALM/Octane and an ALM/Octane Certification

  • Software Testing Certification

Job ID: 2020-1453

External Company Name: Tantus Technologies

External Company URL: http://www.tantustech.com/