SQA Tester (Remote) #2630


  • Information Technology
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GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


Job Overview


As SQA Tester, execute the test planning, assessment, development, and execution tasks associated with increment, sustainment, and break-fix code releases for assigned areas. Identify and mitigate risks and advise Data Access Services (DAS) SQA Test Team and Project Team about risks. Coordinate and communicate test script development activities with Requirements, Technical Leads, Project Management, DAS Integration Testing, DAS development, and consuming application staff. The candidate will adhere to quality management standards and procedures. Possess good oral and written communication skills.



  • Ensure requirements traceability to legally binding requirements
  • Use JIRA and Xray for Change, Configuration, Requirements, and Test Case and Results management
  • Assist development of test procedures, test cases (frontend, backend, and integration), test plans, requirements traceability, schedules, and test reports
  • Ensure compliance with test processes and procedures
  • Maintain the SQA Test Artifacts in SharePoint, JIRA, and Xray
  • Assist the Test Lead to coordinate, execute, document, and reporting on test activities required to support the release of DAS functionality
  • Coordinate, execute, document, and report on test activities required to support the integration of DAS functionality with consuming applications
  • Coordinate test preparation activities to include setting up the SQA test environment and data
  • Review and execute contractor test plans and scripts
  • Work with development teams and Project Managers to resolve test defects
  • Estimate level of effort based upon tasks and responsibilities specific to tester functions
  • Experience with SOAPUI




Required Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, or a related scientific or technical discipline is required.
  • 10 years’ experience working in the Information Technology field with 3-5 years of software testing experience required
  • 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education
  • Experience working with the Department of Veteran Affairs, preferred
  • Must be detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Must possess leadership skills and experience
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must possess the ability to explain intricate and complicated concepts and ideas
  • The SQA Tester will have at least 3-5 years of experience planning, implementing, and executing software testing processes
  • Experience with JIRA and X-Ray software and building test scripts. Have a clear understanding between functional, and regression testing
  • Proficiency in Github, JIRA, Xray, Nop Jenkins, SOAP UI, HL7, and Zephyr
  • The candidate should be proficient in MS Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as Information Technology Testing tools
  • The SQA Tester should also have exposure to DevOps model. Experience with running test cases using tools such as SOAP UI, Linux, and ReadyAPI
  • The candidate must also possess effective communication, analytical, and writing skills. A proven ability to work in a team-oriented environment is also desired



COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status.

Compensation Range (In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act for remote or positions located in CO)


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