Employee performs as a Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst providing functional testing services for the child support systems, Indiana Support Enforcement Tracking System (ISETS) and ancillary Child Support applications. The QA Analyst develops and executes tests on the child support software applications prior to their implementation to production to ensure quality, design integrity, and proper functionality. Employee works in the Department of Child Services, Child Support Bureau's IT Office supporting the Child Support Bureau (CSB) systems and reports to Quality Assurance Manager (CSB-IT Testing Manager) or higher level staff.
Analyzes business requirements, functional and technical designs to develop test strategy for assigned projects;
Provides project related estimates for assigned tasks;
Creates manual functional test plan, including test cases, test scripts and test data for assigned projects;
Conducts testing to ensure that all CSB-IT systems, products, and services meet requirements and quality standards;
Acts as technical expert and information resource concerning assigned areas;
Facilitates support for acceptance testing efforts;
Creates and maintains a reusable test script library using specified templates in Rational QM;
Reports project task status to the CSB-IT Test Team Supervisor, appropriate lead and/or project manager;
Promotes the utilization of current governance processes and tools;
Provides requested weekly/bi-weekly/monthly reports and regular updates to CSB-IT Test Team Supervisor;
Recommends new/improved testing practices and procedures;
Assists other IT staff with test related tasks;
Performs related duties as assigned;
Extensive knowledge of SDLC and Testing Methodologies;
Thorough knowledge of testing and reporting procedures and practices;
Solid mainframe testing experience;
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail;
Prefer knowledge of the Child Support Enforcement systems and Child Support requirements;
Prefer working knowledge of the IBM Rational tool suite;
Ability to identify and resolve problems or assist in the development of creative solutions, when necessary;
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with colleagues.
Relevant Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience;
The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement plans and accrued leave.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
State Of Indiana