POSITION SUMMARY: Serves as a Test Engineer, Lead (LL.TRN62&63) for the Integrated Personnel and Pay System-“Army (IPPS-A). Works under minimal supervision, performs relatively routine tasks related to training products The engineer will also perform the followings test activities as required (functional, 508 Compliance, regression, performance, load, end-to-end, information assurance, integration, and security) testing of IPSS-A ERP using manual and automated test tools. Writes test procedures. Investigates and analyzes test failures. Builds and maintains automated regression test suites and integrates them into build processes. Works with the Senior Test Lead to ensure test processes and procedures are followed. Responsibilities: - Writes detailed test plans - Develops test scenarios and test scripts - Traces requirements to test cases to ensure coverage for full system integration test - Ensures functional and technical requirements are met through system testing, regression testing, performance testing, system interface testing, and security testing activities - Designs, develops and executes reusable test cases and procedures based on requirements relevant to automated test planning and creation using HP Quality Center/HP ALM - Identifies, creates and secures test data as necessary - Collects, tracks and reports test metrics and briefs leadership on test status - Develops and maintains the Requirements Traceability Verification Matrix (RTVM) with imbedded Testability Matrix that maps test methods and events, test scripts, scenarios, and test results to the applicable requirement, to include test-related artifact changes Required Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree in Technology or related field with 7 to 9 years of software testing experience - Experience with Test Management and Automated Test Execution tools - Demonstrated experience working in an Agile/SCRUM environment with understanding of test concepts, methodologies and practices - Experience with automated regression test scripts - Experience in Federal Government software testing - Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner - Active Secret clearance Desired Qualifications: - Knowledge and experience with Oracle UPK and GRC Suite, and SQL - Knowledge of IBM InfoSphere DataStage /Abinitio - Demonstrated experience working with continuous integration environments - Expertise with HP Quality Center and the HP Application Life-Cycle Management Suite (Quality Center, Unified Functional Testing, Performance) - 1 -3 years of PeopleSoft ELM experience - Strong experience across the Human Resource module including Core HR, Self-Service, Global Payroll, Benefits, Time and Labor, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Enterprise Learning Management (ELM) - Ability to develop and run PeopleSoft queries - Security+ EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires bachelor‘s degree or equivalent, and seven to nine years of related experience. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.