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Lead Software Tester (Utilities - SCADA)

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Lead Software Tester (Utilities - SCADA)

Category: Testing/Quality Assurance

City: Denver, Colorado, United States

Position ID: J0319-1987

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI offers more than a job. We offer limitless opportunities to make a difference for the clients and communities we serve. Come join committed, skilled and passionate people just like you! Come be part of our team who supports a top global utility practice, serving 250+ utility providers in electric, water, and natural gas, including 8 of the top 10 in both Europe and North America. Their dress is business casual; Flexible work hours but, culture leans toward an earlier workday (i.e. - there will not be many people in the office at 5:30pm); Enterprise uses Skype for communication; and most of our team works from home on Fridays, although the official policy is to work on site.

CGI is seeking a Lead Software Tester (SCADA) who is responsible for development of test strategies, plans, scripts, and cases on a large, complex program. Testing includes functional, non-functional, user acceptance, integration, and performance tests. Ensures traceability of test cases back to requirements. Will support the QA team to execute the test execution portion of the project, reporting to the Project Manager. This includes test execution planning, test environment planning, status reporting, defect tracking, and vendor coordination. Role may require some hands-on test execution.

This position can be located in either Denver, CO or Minneapolis, MN.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Summary of Responsibilities:

• Manage the testing program for ADMS Implementation in one Operating Company

• Includes several phases of testing associated with several releases and several test types (examples are Site Acceptance, Performance, and UAT)

• Accountable for managing test resources during parallel testing activities

• Prioritizes testing and defect patching requirements during development

• Oversees test schedule, project plans and day to day operations

• Provides reporting and timely read outs to leadership

• Develops test plans and coordinates test case development and execution

• Collaborates closely with multiple departments (IT, Operations) as appropriate

• Defines and tracks quality assurance metrics

Manages and/or partners in management of defects and their

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Must have a strong understanding of IT, OT (SCADA) and working in a Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) environment

Demonstrated experience managing a complex testing effort.

Minimum 5 years of test lead experience, with participation on projects with a $5M project budget or greater.

Experience in coordinating testing in large multi-platform environments involving complex integrations and geographically dispersed teams.

Experience developing structured test plans and detailed test cases through analysis of complex business and technical requirements and high level design deliverables.

Ability to prioritize testing based on risk.

Experience in QA Process Development

Experience mentoring others in QA best practices.

Experience with Structured Test Planning, QA Tracking software – Rational experience preferred.

Experience working within the utility or energy industry and with OT technologies such as SCADA.

Experience in Organizational Change Management (OCM) a plus.

Experience in training development and administration a plus.

Minimal travel is required.


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