Test Automation Lead

Category: Testing/Quality Assurance
City: Golden, Colorado, United States
Position ID: J0619-0489
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 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. Our team of 6,500+ utility experts has significant expertise in providing the right approach to transforming electric utilities to a smarter, decarbonized grid. Our culture is collaborative and casual and we are looking for additional electric utility SMEs to join our team.

CGI is seeking a Test Automation Lead who is responsible for leading the testing effort for a large system upgrade that is critical to the management of the electric grid. The Automation Lead will coordinate with the Program Manager to create and manage the testing strategy in alignment with the Scaled Agile (SAFe) approach that is being utilized to incrementally deliver the vendor system upgrade. The Automation Lead will drive test execution in alignment with program schedule.

The Lead will assess the program’s feasibility to automate a portion of the system testing efforts of the large COTS implementation. The Automation Lead will be given the opportunity to define a program test automation plan based on the feasibility assessment results, and potentially to disseminate that automation strategy across the wider organization.

Your future duties and responsibilities

Lead a test automation feasibility assessment, including an assessment survey, cost benefit analysis, tools assessment, and recommendations report.

~Develop test strategy including task schedules and resource assignments.

~Develop test automation strategy in alignment with manual strategy.

~Assist managing test resources’ work assignments and deliverables.

~Accomplish vendor coordination during the test cycle. Ensure coordination between vendor and client for core product defect fixes and product configuration defect fixes.

~Review project requirements and define the test strategy.

~Manage the creation and updating of test cases.

~Ensure that testers evaluate discrepancies between expected results and actual results of test execution.

~Provide test execution status reporting, including dashboard reporting and trend analysis.

~Collaborate with test leads to help develop and improve existing test methodology and processes.

~Reports to program manager.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

~Demonstrated experience managing a complex testing effort, and leading organizations to test automation strategies and implementation.

~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 in Organizational Change Management (OCM) is preferred, as well as experience working in a utility or energy company.

~Experience in training development and administration a plus.

~Minimal travel is required.

Experience working in SAFe or Agile environments is preferred.

Skills

  • Automated Testing
  • Communication (Oral/Written)

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CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com. You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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