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IA - OCIO - TS1 Agile Test Lead
Ref No.: 18-06078
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Start Date / End Date: 08/27/2018 to 08/27/2019
Requisition Description

Engagement Type:
Contract

Short Description:
The Agile Test Lead is responsible for the design, pilot, and implementation of the software quality assurance review processes.

Complete Description:
Agile QA Test Lead:

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) at the State of Iowa is looking for a driven, collaborative Agile Test Lead. This person will serve a key role partnering with several of our Agile delivery teams serving as the Agile Test Lead on projects and helping formalize test engineering practices. The position is also expected to train, coach, guide and mentor team members on Agile testing best practices.

Technical Skills;
OCIO is committed to utilizing modern technologies and methodologies in order to deliver secure, high-quality technical solutions to its business partners. The majority of our development projects consist of web applications written in .Net, SQL Server, Entity Framework, MVC and Bootstrap.

Experience working on projects with these technologies, as well as the fundamentals of the iterative/agile methodology, are highly desired. Experience with Microsoft VSTS testing suite highly desired.

Experience with Acceptance Test Driven Development (aTDD) and partnering with Agile developers write executable requirements using the Behavioral Driven Development concept (BDD).

Required / Desired Skills
Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Proven experience with Agile Test Engineering practices such as aTDD, TDD, and BDD Required 5 Years
Experience with Agile Scrum development methodologies Required 5 Years
Experience as an Agile QA Lead, responsible for training, coaching, and mentoring less senior team members Required 5 Years
Experience in building robust test automation strategies Required 5 Years
Experience working with any/all of following technologies: SpecFlow, Selenium, Nunit and Jasmine Required 5 Years
Experience as a quality assurance tester, working in ALL areas of testing (unit, integration, system, regression, performance and UAT) Required 5 Years
Experience working on projects using .NET, SQL Server, Entity Framework, MVC, and Bootstrap technologies Desired
Experience with Microsoft VSTS testing suite Desired