Velocity Staff

QA Coordinator - IT / Data Migration

US-MO-Kansas City
1 month ago
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Overview

Velocity Staff is working with our client located in Downtown Kansas City to find QA Coordinator -  IT / Data Migration to join their team for a 6+ month contract opportunity. 

Responsibilities

This position provides application expertise and support for quality assurance system applications/business functions. This position is responsible for overall coordination of planning, scheduling and documenting of application migrations for pre-production projects. The migrations may be multiple migrations for various pre-production projects or individual migrations for a single pre-production project. Migration information will be coordinated and compiled from various sources including but not limited to; project team members, developers, business stakeholders, consultants, third party vendors and user groups.

 

• Promoting quality in migration by facilitating the end to end migration process.

• Work effectively with IT Development, Infrastructure Teams, QA, Change and Configuration Management to coordinate, and plan the daily tasks essential for a successful deployment of code into test environments.

• Coordinate migration verification for test phase entrance and exit criteria.

• Coordination and documentation of appropriate approvals prior to application of configuration/code to test environments.

• Coordinate with the respective business functional and technical teams including application and infrastructure owners to reduce outage time in environments to minimize testing impacts.

• Schedule and conduct status meetings as necessary.

• Maintain a repository of accurate status/approvals of patches/code/configuration changes for test environments and documentation of any applicable risks and issues.

• Facilitation of status updates of testing defects associated with environment patches and migrations.

• Communicate effectively across multiple teams including external vendors.

• Timely and accurate communication of testing events, daily status, and test execution results.

Qualifications

• Understands and considers standard concepts, best practices and procedures related to application development.

• Expertise in a limited number of programming languages/application systems while becoming increasingly familiar with additional programming languages and/or application systems.

• Working knowledge of multiple application systems/business functions with expertise in selected systems/functions.

• Working knowledge of business goals, software quality standards and best practices.

• Communicates effectively with all levels of employees, both technical and non-technical.

• Establishes cooperative relationships with departments.

• Facilitates small to medium project testing team meetings effectively, accurately and timely.

• Searches for and identifies alternative and/or innovative solutions to technical problems.

• Uses planning skills to manage and complete projects on time and on budget.

• Exercises sound judgment when making decisions.

• Quickly adapts to multiple demands and rapidly changing priorities.

• Advanced written and verbal communication skills

 

Education/Experience:

 

• Bachelor’s degree

• 2-4 years of previous release and or project management experience

• 5 years of experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development

• General PC knowledge including Microsoft Office expert level knowledge of Excel, working knowledge of SharePoint

• 2-4 years of experience with HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)

• Working knowledge of QA processes and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology

• Working knowledge of Subversion (SVN)

 

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