Director, Quality Assurance

Fairfax, VA

Director, Quality Assurance

Category: Testing/Quality Assurance

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax

Alternate Location(s): United States, Maryland, Baltimore

United States, Louisiana, Lafayette

United States, Texas, Belton

United States, Virginia, Lebanon

Position ID: J0524-2071

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is searching for a Director of Quality Assurance to support one of our Health IT projects. This individual will be required to lead the QA process for a complex client engagement working with both client and CGI Federal Quality requirements.

This position can be located at any CGI office in the U.S, preferred location is Fairfax, VA; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The individual will be responsible for the overall quality of deliverables and maintaining product quality and consistency throughout the lifecycle to client acceptance. These responsibilities include:

• Ability to understand the big-picture program goals, turning those into detail-oriented action plans, working with urgency, and availability & flexibility to work after-hours and weekends, specifically to support off-hour deployment cycles and coordination of resources executing those processes (e.g, infrastructure, automated testing, database, QA, developers, etc.)

• Manage the application and database deployment pipelines and environments, ensuring the multiple code streams and environments are kept in order. Responsible for decisions related to promotion of code to environments, coordination of automation test team for smoke testing, developers for hot fixes, etc.

• Responsible for overall management of the QA team activities with support from the QA leads, and particular focus on driving and oversight of changes that may be necessary due to the shifting priorities of the program, along with the ability to recognize and escalate risks or issues.

• Ability to discuss and coordinate program details with senior management and the client, representing the Release activities QA team functions.

• Supporting the development of project planning documents and estimates

• Developing and maintaining QA plans/processes

• Tailoring the QA standards, processes, and procedures applicable to the project.

• Documenting and reporting QA activities and measurements to Senior Management and relevant stakeholders

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• In-depth understanding of QA disciplines, processes, methods, tools and leading industry practice.

• Detail oriented including thoroughness, and rigor in adhering to and implementing processes.

• Experience in leading and working with distributed teams of QA professionals

• Experience in SAFe Agile desirable.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to collaborate across teams including client, senior management, and across teams in a dynamic team environment.

• Must have a desire for achieving excellence in customer satisfaction, process and product quality and reliability.

• Knowledge of the CMS healthcare and CMMI environment is desired

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and license and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $108,600.00 - $235,200.00.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company.

CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive compensation

• Comprehensive insurance options

• Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan

• Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time

• Paid maternity and parental leave

• Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

• Member assistance and wellness programs





  • Agile Testing

  • Delivery Management

  • Test Planning & Implementation

  • Behaviour Driven Development

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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