Syms Strategic Group, LLC (SSG) SQA Tester (Manual/VA experienced) in Columbia, South Carolina
Syms Strategic Group (SSG) is seeking a talented SQA Tester (Manual)
Location: Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee locations may be considered
Department: Veterans Affairs
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: Experienced
Security Clearance Level: Public Trust (MBI)
Military Veterans are highly encouraged to apply!
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
* You must currently be in possession of a Veterans Affairs (VA) issued GFE (Laptop) and a PIV card. There are no exceptions to this requirement.*
Manage and help staff test events with appropriate resources.
Coordinate with developers and functional analysts to create test plans and test scripts in accordance with VA mandated testing documentation standards and templates.
Coordinate with testing stakeholders and other team participants to plan test events.
Lead and conduct testing in accordance with Master Test Plan specifications that provide tracking, monitoring and reporting of results.
Review and approve test reports.
Monitor and update defect and bug reports.
Important note: Your answers to the mandatory screening questions must be supported by the information on your resume. Applications with inconsistencies will not be considered.
* Do not apply for more than one location. Multiple location submissions will result in all applications being not reviewed *
Required Skills and Experience
Knowledge of Veterans Affairs testing policies and procedures.
Experience testing MUMPS, VistA and other VA systems.
Experience with EDI and financial transaction systems
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision while contributing to overall company success.
Must have experience in the coordination and management of test events in accordance with approved test plans, procedures and scripts.
Must have knowledge and skills to ensure that test environments are set up accurately.
Must be able to create test reports.
Must have experience working in an agile environment.
Must have comprehensive technical expertise on IT products, operating systems, software, hardware, systems and networks and specialized environments.
Must have experience in writing or assisting in the development of test plans and test procedures.
Must manage the defect database under the guidance of senior QA engineers
Bachelor?s degree in Computer Science, Software/Systems Engineering, or equivalent technical degree
Years of Professional Experience
8+ years S/W development and testing experience.
Security Clearance Requirements
Must possess a Public Trust (MBI)
U.S. Citizenship Required
Desired Skills and Experience
Experience testing MUMPS, VistA and other VA systems helpful but not mandatory.
Experience with EDI and financial transaction systems helpful but not mandatory
U.S Citizenship is required for this specific opportunity. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and be able to obtain a government-granted security clearance. Individuals may also be subject to a background investigation including, but not limited to criminal history, employment and education verification, drug testing, and creditworthiness.
Syms Strategic Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.