Job Description

Ref No.:18-16983
Location: COLUMBIA, South Carolina
JOB Description :

SCOPE OF THE PROJECT: THE CFS PROJECT IS PART OF THE DEPARTMENT AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DEVELOPING, IMPLEMENTING, MAINTAINING, AND OBTAINING FEDERAL CERTIFICATION OF A FEDERALLY-MANDATED CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM (CSES) THAT WILL PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE SUPPORT TO THE OPERATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT (CSE) PROGRAM AS WELL AS FOR COMPLETING THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FAMILY COURT CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (FCCMS) FOR THE 46 CLERKS OF COURT.

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
This is a new position for a system tester to assist in the testing and certification processes of the Child Support Enforcement System.


Testers will report to the Testing Manager to monitor and support the execution of all testing phases related to system development.

Primary Responsibilities
* Work with the State's Subject Matter Experts (SME) and Business Analysts to develop test scenarios/test
cases and test scripts.
* Review requirements, component designs and use cases and maintain test script traceability to each as
applicable
* Prepare test data, including interface data files as needed, for executing test scripts
* Execute test scripts
* Record and verify test results
* Analyze and report test results
* Participate in functional design sessions
* Report defects to Test Manager/Test Team
* Perform Regression Tests
* Reproduce defects/demonstrate defects to development as needed
* Participate in Incident Review Meetings as needed
* Provide data analysis and root cause analysis as needed
* Participate on the monitoring and reporting on the execution of the System Development Contractor's performance under the CFS Project contract as it relates to all testing phases. This involves working with System Development Contractor's tools and appropriately extracting data to produce metrics and reports.
Other Responsibilities include:
* Review Test Plans
* Participate in Test Readiness Reviews
* Review test related work products, including but not limited to system test reports, artifacts and requirements traceability matrix as needed.
* Provide input to determine project test reports/metrics

REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
(SEE BEELINE DESCRIPTION)
* 5+ YEARS' EXPERIENCE PREPARING, DOCUMENTING, AND EXECUTING TEST CRITERIA, TEST CASES,
TEST SCRIPTS, AND TEST PLANS FOR IT SYSTEMS PROJECTS
* 2+ YEARS' EXPERIENCE TESTING ON CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT
PROJECTS
* THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF TESTING CONCEPTS SUCH AS COMPONENT TESTING, INTEGRATION
TESTING, SECURITY TESTING, PERFORMANCE TESTING, REGRESSION TESTING, ACCEPTANCE TESTING
* EXPERIENCE TESTING BACK END BATCH PROCESSES AND ABLE TO VERIFY/HANDLE THE OUTPUT DATA
FILES.
* ABILITY TO READ AND UNDERSTAND DATA MODELS AND ER DIAGRAMS. ABILITY TO USE SQL TO QUERY
DATA.
* ABILITY TO PLAN, ORGANIZE, INSTRUCT, AND REVIEW THE WORK OF THE TESTING TEAM
* ABILITY TO USE MS OFFICE, SHAREPOINT, AND WEBEX TOOLS EFFECTIVELY
* ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE (ORALLY AND WRITTEN) EFFECTIVELY WITH TECHNICAL, NON-TECHNICAL
STAFF, CUSTOMERS/STAKEHOLDERS (STATE AND FEDERAL) AND EXECUTIVES
* KNOWLEDGE OF INDUSTRY STANDARDS (E.G. ISO, IEEE)

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
(SEE BEELINE DESCRIPTION)
* EXPERIENCE WITH MICROSOFT TEAM FOUNDATION SERVER (TFS) AND MICROSOFT TEST MANAGER
* UNDERSTANDING OF AGILE OR ITERATIVE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGIES
* A STRONG UNDERSTANDING OF THE BASICS OF FINANCIAL OPERATIONS, FROM RECEIPTS TO
DISBURSEMENTS TO RECONCILIATION
* EXPERIENCE WITH AUTOMATED TESTING TOOLS

REQUIRED EDUCATION:
* BS DEGREE

CategoryNameRequiredImportanceLevelLast UsedCandidate
Last Used
Candidate ExpRequired
Exp
Program ManagementManual TestingYes5AdvancedWithin 2 Years 4 - 6 Years
Quality Assurance (QA)CREATION OF TEST SCENARIOSYes2AdvancedWithin 2 Years 4 - 6 Years
Quality Assurance (QA)INTEGRATION TESTINGYes6IntermediateWithin 5 Years 2 - 4 Years
Quality Assurance (QA)Software TestingYes1AdvancedWithin 2 Years 4 - 6 Years
Quality Assurance (QA)Test Case DevelopmentYes3AdvancedWithin 2 Years 4 - 6 Years
Quality Assurance (QA)Test ScriptsYes3AdvancedWithin 2 Years 4 - 6 Years
Quality Assurance (QA)Interface TestingNo6IntermediateWithin 5 Years 2 - 4 Years
Quality Assurance (QA)MICROSOFT TEST MANAGER (MTM)No5IntermediateWithin 2 Years 1 - 2 Years
Quality Assurance (QA)UAT - User Acceptance TestingNo5IntermediateWithin 5 Years 1 - 2 Years
SpecialtiesBusiness Analysis experience to include data flow diagrams, requirements specifications, use case scenarios, and acceptance testing.Yes4IntermediateWithin 5 Years 2 - 4 Years


Additional Preferred Skills:

Child Support or Human Services experience
Automated Testing Tools

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