Salient CRGT is a leading provider of health, data analytics, cloud, agile software development, mobility, cyber security, and infrastructure solutions. We support these core capabilities with full lifecycle IT services and training-to help our customers meet critical goals for pivotal missions. We are purpose-built for IT transformation supporting federal civilian, defense, homeland, and intelligence agencies, as well as Fortune 1000 companies.
In this role you will work within the Transmission Technology Software Infrastructure and Support Services (TTST) organization of Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). TTST provides a broad range of technology programs, tools, services, resources, and processes, required to meet BPA software infrastructure needs for the Control Centers. This position will test script development and execution, defect tracking, test coordination, and test environment verification.
The team is collaborative and transparent in how they work. They follow a compliance calendar that has a standard cadence but have to be agile for emergency work as well. This position will gain knowledge and insight of strict regulatory requirements related to Federal Critical Assets. The best in this position remain agile to change. The position is predominantly sedentary.
**Mandatory Qualifications (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills)**
+ Required Experience: A minimum combination of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training. Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of Information Technology, Engineering, Business Administration or Management.
+ **This is a level 3 Position** : 14+ years previous Information Technology, Business or other closely related technical experience (or a combination thereof) is required without a degree. (10+ years with Bachelor's Degree in applicable fields).
+ Experience should involve test methodology design and implementation, along with hands-on experience writing test plans, test cases, test data and test database creation/sanitizing, problem tracking/resolution, coordinating test activities among multiple testers, creating automated test scripts and maintaining defect logs among other applied skills and knowledge.
**Desired Qualifications (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills)**
+ Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a directly-related technical field ispreferred
+ Demonstrated experience using XML, or SQL Server
+ Experience working with Agile software development teams
+ CSQA Certification (Certified Software Quality Analyst)
+ Advanced knowledge regarding the design and implementation of QA and testing methodologies in large complex systems using various development methodologies
+ Advanced knowledge of test case design and test script writing (manual and automated tests)
+ Demonstrated experience with formal SQA methodologies including software development life cycles, testing processes and standards
+ Ability to effectively present technical information to various audiences ranging from the client, developer to project manager
+ Strong technical writing capability and the ability to present information in various forms such as textual, graphical and statistical
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**Job ID** _2019-8076_
**LCAT** _Quality Assurance Associate 4_
Associated topics: process, prevent, qa, quality, quality assurance, quality assurance analyst, software quality, software quality assurance, test, test engineer