Test Manager

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 09-28-2017
EDC is actively seeking a proven leader and Senior Test Manager. Performs formal system testing activities for a particular project or subset of a larger project. Performs analysis of documented user requirements and directs or assists in the design of test plans in support of user requirements for moderately complex to complex software or IT systems.  May participate in all phases of risk management assessment and software/hardware development. Responsible for ensuring that the test design and documentation support all applicable clients, agency or industry standards time lines and budgets. Responsible for ensuring that testing conclusions and recommendations are fully supported by test results, and project managers are fully informed of testing status and application deviations from documented user requirements.

Required Skills and Abilities:  
  • Master’s Degree or higher and/or >15 years of experience
  • Provides technical/management leadership on major tasks or technology assignments.
  • Establishes goals and plans that meet project objectives. Has domain and expert technical knowledge.
  • Directs and controls activities for a client, having overall responsibility for financial management, methods, and staffing to ensure that technical requirements are met.
  • Interactions involve client negotiations and interfacing with senior management. 
  • Decision making and domain knowledge may have a critical impact on overall project implementation. 
  • Document code functions and workflows
  • Develop process documentation on the development methodology
  • Document a change management process and change control board rules
  • Work with the database engineer to document the database structure
  • Develop code and naming conventions for development staff
  • Document the interface specifications for system interactions
  • Develop and implement test plans
  • Train development staff on testing procedures
  • Perform load/stress testing on the web and database systems
  • Assist in security test plan development
  • Assist in running usability testing
  • Experience documenting development methodologies and procedures
  • Experience documenting interfaces and database structures
  • Experience load testing in a web based environment using Webload
Travel Requirement: Travel may be required.

Security Clearance Requirement:  DHS/DoD Secret Clearance Preferred 

About EDC Consulting
Headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA, EDC Consulting LLC (EDC) is a leading small business provider of enterprise solutions and strategic business support to the Federal Government.  With more than 150 employees and over 100 client engagements, EDC has extensive experience designing, developing, implementing and maintaining complex business systems and software solutions for a wide range of Department of Defense, civilian Federal, state and local and commercial entities.  EDC is an Oracle Platinum Partner, SAP PartnerEdge Partner, and Premier Business Partner of the IBM Corporation. EDC Consulting was recognized in Washington Technology Magazine’s “Fast 50” list of Washington DC’s fastest growing companies and has consistently been named to Inc. 500 magazine’s list of the nation’s fastest growing privately held companies. 
Visit EDC Consulting on the web at www.edcconsulting.com.
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