QA Lead - U.S. Citizenship Required

Fairfax, VA

QA Lead - U.S. Citizenship Required

Category: Testing/Quality Assurance

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax

Position ID: J1223-0560

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Do you want to take your career to the next level? Are you ready for the responsibility of working with high-profile clients? CGI is looking for a dedicated, driven and experienced QA Lead. This is an exciting opportunity to join a world-class IT company, for a permanent position solving exciting business and technical problems by providing leading IT services to our local enterprise clients. The QA Lead is responsible for leading the quality assurance process on strategic client engagements. This includes developing quality assurance strategies and plans, leading quality assurance testing efforts, collaborating with functional and technical teams and reporting results to internal and client senior management. Initial focus is a complex, multi-year project replacing a core enterprise system with a modern cloud-based solution.

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This position is located in our Fairfax, VA office; however a hybrid working model is acceptable. You will be required to be in our Fairfax, VA office two days per week.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Collaborate with team members to find better, more efficient ways of doing things.

• Design test strategies, plans, scenarios, scripts and procedures based on manual test plans, using industry standard testing methodologies, processes and tools.

• Lead the creation of comprehensive test plans and test artifacts, demonstrating software documentation such as requirements specifications, design documents and user manuals.

• Lead on-site and remote teams in order to support all facets of testing: functional, regression, load and system testing, taking part in every phase of the Software Development Life Cycle.

• Ensure that all test items follow established change management processes and are tested and tracked using the project’s test management software.

• Solve daring business and technical problems.

• Provide proactive mentorship to other quality assurance analysts and participate in training classes, engineering reviews, and our mentor program.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Due to the nature of the government contracts, this position requires US Citizenship.

• Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or another degree demonstrating technical/process capability.

• Demonstrable ability to ensure appropriate testing coverage and requirements traceability through the creation, implementation and improvement of comprehensive test plans, test cases/user stories, test steps and test automation.

• Proficient in developing test cases for software applications, business intelligence and data solutions such as ETL and system integration.

• Experience identifying gaps and deficiencies in business requirements, technical specifications, designs and testing documentation for completeness and testability.

• Highly motivated to deliver excellent service to our clients and ensure their happiness.

• Excellent verbal and written communication and teamwork skills.

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 licensure 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 $74,600 - $143,700.





  • Quality Management

  • Software Quality Assurance

  • Software Testing

  • SAP S/4 HANA

  • SAP S/4 HANA

What you can expect from us:

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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, 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, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.