Planned Systems International

Senior Testing Engineer

Location US-Remote
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/7/2024 8:19 PM)
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Planned Systems International (PSI), a Government Contractor, has an immediate opportunity available for a Senior Test Engineer to provide software test engineering and integration/interoperability support for the Veterans Affairs (VA) Enterprise Testing Service Support Services (ETSSS) contract. The interoperability objective is to support improved interoperability within and between systems of care to help address VA’s health care priorities. This includes contributing to and supporting the overall performance and success of the project including, but not limited to: Design, implement, and conduct test and evaluation procedures to ensure health information technology system requirements are met. Determines operational feasibility by evaluating requirements and test results. Document and demonstrate knowledge of solutions by developing documentation, reviewing test plans, developing test cases, and entering test findings when appropriate. Reviews solution documentation and system design specifications. Improve operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures. Candidate will be able to collaborate and actively participate in meetings with stakeholders, other engineers, and Subject Matter Experts. Various applications supported include, but are not limited to, VistA legacy, Cerner Millennium, COTS/GOTS integration with VistA legacy and others.

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

  • Evaluate, implement, test, and manage technology solutions.
  • Develop and execute interoperability analyses.
  • Conduct functional and round-trip testing with connected interfaces.
  • Understand project architecture, test environment, test data needs.
  • Conduct thorough testing of the product:  positive, negative, validation, exploratory, regression.
  • Testing may include verification and validation of data integrity. This testing includes items such as database persistence, and/or validation of data transfer between systems to verify technical solution requirements have been met, either within VA or across agencies such as VA and DoD.
  • Identify and disposition defects as per standards and processes.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a recognized technical, engineering, scientific, managerial, business, or other discipline related to area of expertise.
  • 4 Years of Professional Experience.
  • Must understand Web-based applications.
  • Good understanding of Interfaces/Interoperability and testing.
  • Must be capable of utilizing organizationally established architecture tools, repositories, and repository management processes to capture, publish, and maintain artifacts.
  • Candidate must possess good interpersonal skills as well as have excellent oral and written communications skills and is able to appropriately convey technical information considering audience.
  • Candidate should have experience producing effective client deliverable analysis reports with little to no supervision.
  • Must have ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks, if necessary, handle changing priorities, be detail oriented, and be able to work independently
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and obtain a Government-granted Security clearance.

Desired Qualifications

  • Access to VA network is a big plus.
  • Any experience with Cerner Millennium and Interface Control Documents and testing experience is preferred.
  • Any healthcare, VA and DoD architecture/engineering experience would be a plus.
  • Specific experience in the Veterans Affairs environment and with VistA (including but not limited to Health Information Exchange, DEERS/Rhapsody, Millennium, VA Profile) preferred.
  • Experience in Large Application Deployment and DevOps implementations.
  • Experience with:
    • Micro Focus Application Lifecyle Management (ALM)
    • Risk based testing methodologies
    • Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) testing

Company Benefits

PSI offers full-time, benefits eligible employees a competitive total compensation package that includes paid leave, and options for employer sponsored group medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D coverage, legal services, identity theft, and accident insurance. Flexible spending account and health saving account options offer pre-tax savings for qualified medical, dental, and vision expenses. The company sponsored 401(k) retirement plan has an employer contribution match that is immediately vested. We invest in the professional growth of our employees through professional courses, certifications, and tuition reimbursement programs.

EEO Commitment

It is company policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, and termination, are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities will be provided. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources by emailing, or by dialing 703-575-8400.


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