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Test Lead
Role/Title: Test Lead
Hybrid, Atlanta , Georgia
Agency Interview Type: Either Web Cam or In Person

This is a hybrid position and the chosen candidate will be required to be on-site for required meetings with short notice. Do you and your candidate accept this requirement?

General Description
Under limited supervision, manages projects through the full life cycle from project definition and approval through implementation and evaluation of all project deliverables. Provides guidance to the project team. May also serve in a lead role.

Job Description
The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) is in the process of transforming existing legacy Medicaid Enterprise Systems (MES) into modern, loosely coupled, seamlessly integrated, modular systems where the exchange of data and processes is seamless and automatic. This procurement and implementation represent one of the largest and most significant projects at DCH and will impact millions of Georgians with the goal of improving health outcomes and wellness and improving system performance and efficiency.
 DCH is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Test Lead to coordinate and lead the testing efforts for the Medicaid Enterprise System Transformation initiative. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and executing comprehensive test plans, ensuring the quality and functionality of the application, and managing a team of testers.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Collaborate with stakeholders to define testing objectives, success criteria, and acceptance criteria.
Collaborate / Facilitate with subject matter experts to author test strategies and use cases to exercise the Medicaid enterprise.
Coordinate the execution of multiple test phases including functional user experience, regression, integrations (API and Flat File), reports, and performance testing
Identify, log, and manage defects through the testing lifecycle, ensuring timely resolution.
Develop, document and orchestrate detailed test plans, test strategies, and test cases to validate the functionality and performance of the application.
Coordinate with project managers, module vendors, business analysts, and development teams to understand project requirements and timelines.
Lead a team of testers, providing guidance on testing methodologies, best practices, and use of testing tools.
Solicit, assess, and recommend test automation tool(s)
Coordinate the utilization of automated testing tools and scripts to enhance testing efficiency and coverage.
Partner with Medicaid Enterprise module vendors and team leads to author cross-module test cases.
Coordinate the execution of cross-module test cases.
Conduct risk assessments and provide recommendations to mitigate testing-related risks.
Develop and maintain test documentation, including test plans, test cases, and test scripts.
Monitor and report on testing progress, including test execution metrics and defect status.
Report test progress, defects and risk to DCH executive leadership team and project sponsors
Implement continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the effectiveness of the testing process.
Partner with organizational design term to design and resource the Medicaid Enterprise testing center of excellence

Qualifications/ Preferred Qualifications
Working Multi-Module and Multi-Vendor Environment   
Strong understanding of software testing principles, methodologies, and best practices.
Experience with both manual and automated testing, including the use of testing tools.
Coordination of Cross-Functional Testing
Development of Integrated Master Test Plan
Requirements Traceability
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.
Effective communication and leadership skills, with the ability to lead and motivate a team.
Knowledge of testing in Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
Familiarity with project management and collaboration tools.
Medicaid / Healthcare (strongly preferred)
Familiarity with Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) testing standards and framework (strongly preferred)
State Government / Public Sector (preferred)
Project / Program Management Certification (preferred)
ISTQB Certified Tester – Advanced Level or equivalent certification (preferred)
Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification (preferred)
JIRA Configuration and Administration (preferred)
Facilitation (preferred)
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or equivalent experience.

Skills Matrix
Experience as a Test Lead coordinating and leading testing efforts in a large enterprise application environment Required 4 Years
Development of Integrated Master Test Plan Required 4 Years
Development and maintenance of automated test scripts and frameworks Required 7 Years
Development of manual testing using manual test techniques Required 7 Years
Coordination of Cross-Functional Testing Required 5 Years
Agile project methodology experience Required 5 Years
Experience testing in Agile and Waterfall methodologies. Required 5 Years
Experience creating Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) and end-to-end tracking across the project life cycle Required 3 Years
Experience with Jira, Confluence, Smartsheet and other similar tools Required 3 Years
Experience with project artifact curation and collaboration with shared tools and resources Required 4Years
Experience presenting to stakeholders and/or senior leadership Required 
Proficiency with MS Project, Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint and other similar tools Required Knowledge and experience with Medicaid, managed care, MMIS, health claims payment and processing, population health management, or other similar areas Highly desired  
Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) testing standards and framework Highly desired 
Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Highly desired 

Thanks & Regards

Siva Krishna D
Sr. US IT Recruiter
Lucid Technologies Inc
E: siva.d@lucidtechinc.com
O: 214-385-4144 Ext: 218
F: 214-889-5857
W: www.LucidTechINC.com