Senior Principal Consultant - Test Lead
Who Are We? TeraThink has celebrated over 15 years of successful delivery of innovative and transformative consulting services to the federal government. We specialize in information technology and management consulting that has a purpose and makes a difference. Our teams are focused on providing exceptional service and solving our clients toughest challenges. Our leadership team has a vast amount of experience and boasts a highly successful track record of delivering results within their respective solution areas and industries. Each leader adheres to a lead by the way you want to be led philosophy, which emphasizes transparency and open-door approachability. Who Are We Looking For? At TeraThink, we put our employees first and we expect nothing but your best in return. Our company believes in the importance of growth, passion, character, and of course - fun! Our positive work environment encourages team members to find enjoyable and challenging work in order to bring out the best in each individual. We look for dedicated team members who want to be a part of growing this incredible company. The best candidates are those who always look to go above and beyond and challenge themselves to achieve more each day. Sound Like You? Do you want to excel in your career and enjoy what you do? Then come join our growing team of brilliant professionals at TeraThink. What Youll Do Defining and implementing the role testing plays within the program Defining the scope of testing within the context of each project / release / delivery Deploying and managing the appropriate testing processes and framework to meet the testing mandate Implementing and supporting appropriate measurements and metrics Planning, deploying and managing the testing effort for any given project / release / delivery Managing and growing testing assets required for meeting the testing mandate: Team members Testing tools Testing processes Develop Test Management plans, schedules and resource needs Develop and manage the development of test scenarios and test cases Manage stakeholders and resource needs Manage testing to ensure all business requirements are being met; map test cases to Requirements Traceability matrix and ensure test case validation points confirm the business requirements Execute testing as needed Manages the adherence to Enterprise Life Cycle (ELC) and project management standards Coordinates multiple test stakeholders across the organization including business, IT, Office of Trade, Office of Field Operations, and Land Systems Operational Test Authority (LSOTA)Develop documentation in support of ELC requirements and project needs Manage resources including managing resource assignments, deliverable assignment and review, review time and expense charges, etc Management and executive reporting What Were Looking For Bachelors Degree Per client requirements, a US citizenship is required 5 or more years of test leadership experience of IT projects of mid-size complexity (ie 6 12 months; $1 $10M) 5 or more years implementing and/or testing functional technology solutions (ie hands-on experience) Deep understanding of integration points encountered by project testing Strong documentation and communication skills What We Would Like to See PMP Certification is a plus Experience with COTS and/or ERP solutions Strong analytical skills; ability to effectively analyze & resolve issues Why TeraThink is a Great Place to Work Benefits: We love coming to work every day. Our benefits and work-life balance provide employees with much more than just the essentials they keep us happy in and outside of work. A health insurance plan is provided at no cost for employees. Employees enjoy federal holidays off in addition to 18 days of Paid Time Off (20 days after 2 years of service, 25 days after 5 years of service). Our 401k is at a 4% match on a 5% contribution which has immediate vesting because we want you to stay here because you love it not for an invested 401k match. And we know you will love it! Visit the Benefits page for a full list of benefits offered by TeraThink. Perks: In addition to a top-notch benefits package, we host outings at The National Zoo, Escape Room, Top Golf, and holiday parties with swanky themes such as Casino Night. Our employees are also provided the opportunity to enjoy numerous perks such as: Multiple high-definition TVs at our offices with plentiful snacks to enjoy in the cafe areas Breakaway activities such as foosball, darts, and shuffle board TeraThink sponsored FitBit and steps challenges, with prizes Quarterly shipments of snack boxes to our employees working on client site Season tickets to local sports teams Cell phone and commuter reimbursements We also embrace recognition as a way to showcase the great work that takes place at our company each day. As a way of shining light on our hard-working employees, we often provide gift cards for achieving major project milestones, attaining personal certifications, or as a thank you for employees who give back to the community. Our Focus on Professional & Team Growth: We focus on encouraging constant learning, growth and innovation, and support Communities of Practice so that team members can dedicate time to learning new tools or solutions as while as getting to know employees on other projects. We provide each employee with an annual contribution amount to use towards learning and growth. We also encourage our team to participate in our TeraThink blog and share our knowledge with various communities of learning. We strive to provide our employees, whether on client site or in our internal offices, with the best possible work experience. We keep a pulse on our team by sending out frequent micro-surveys that allow team members to provide feedback and thoughts. This frequent feedback allows our agile company to make changes and continue to adjust in any areas to provide team members with the best TeraThink. Whether it is our events, benefits and perks, open communication, culture of recognition and growth; we want team members to be happy and fulfilled in their careers at TeraThink. Our future is you. TeraThink is a proud equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, ancestry, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, familial status, political affiliation, or any other classification protected by state or federal law.