Senior Software Security Quality Analyst

8/13/17
CGI (www.cgi.com/usfederal)
Other

/yr

  Full Time   Employee   Contractor


Baltimore
Maryland
United States

Senior Software Security Quality Analyst

Position Description
CGI Federal is looking for a Senior Software Security Quality Analyst who will lead and or directs technical teams to propose, plan, install and execute validation testing for large-scale organizations with mixed technical and component technologies. Your future duties and responsibilities
Performs installations and runs quality assurance programs to test, identify, reproduce, and report defects in software.
Conducts a wide range of quality control tests and analyses to ensure that software meets or exceeds specified standards and end-user requirements.
Drafts, revises and approves test plans and scripts to ensure alignment with standards and IT strategy.
Creates test data files with valid and invalid records to thoroughly test program logic and verify system flow.
Coordinates with users to plan user acceptance testing, alpha and beta testing.
Ensures that system tests are successfully completed and documented and all problems are resolved.
Analyzing test results for root causes of bugs or failures, assigning a risk assessment, and communicating test results to identified stakeholders.
Drafting, revising, and approving test plans, procedures and scripts to ensure alignment with standards and IT strategy.
Develops guidelines and procedures for the use of test databases and systems testing, and independent verification and validation methods and technology.
Creating test data files with valid and invalid records to thoroughly test program logic and verify system flow.
Providing support for requirements-based testing, and automating test tools such as WINRUNNER, TSL scripting language, Quality Center, Test Director, QTP with SPUFI, QMF, Fileaid for DB2, and other DB2 query tools.
Consults with users and developers on using appropriate tools and creating automated test scripts based on system requirements.
Coordinates with users to plan user acceptance testing, alpha and beta testing, provides guidance and direction across testing components and offers consults and advice.
Preparing the test environment thru selection of a methodology that is agreed upon by stakeholders and making sure that system tests are successfully completed and documented and any testing problems are resolved.
Implementing best practices for security testing and evaluation.
Performing technical problem prevention/resolution.
Recommends improvements to validation and verification processes and/or studies to improve systems.
Advises clients of market trends and analysis of tools that can ease and speed up the testing process.
Provides and supports best practices for verification and validation environments. Experienced and knowledgeable of industry trends and standards and makes or develops recommendations or proposals regarding improved testing and validation hardware and software environments as well as studies.
Performs installations and runs quality assurance programs to test, identify, reproduce, and report defects in software. Resolves issues affecting testing.
Develops guidelines and procedures for the use of test databases and systems testing, and independent verification and validation methods and technology.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Master?s Degree is required along with 3-6 years of conducting a wide range of quality control tests and analyses to ensure that software meets or exceeds specified standards and end-user requirements.
Experienced and able to lead and consult organization on major validation projects including making recommendations based on test study and analysis of results.
Experience designing control procedures, investigating processes and applications of quality investigations for root cause analysis and impact on products/processes/design.
Knowledgeable of Federal laws and regulations, directives, instructions, policy, standards, and guidance so that requirements support security and privacy compliance.
Knowledgeable of FedRAMP requirements and guidance.
Experience making certain that security and privacy policies are complied with and that data is protected, available to only authorized users, and complies with all applicable laws and regulations.Desired Certifications:
Certifications from the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB), American Society for Quality (ASC), American Society for Quality Control (ASQC), Quality Assurance International (QAI), or Software Engineering Institute (SEI)
At CGI, we?re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

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 depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. 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.

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