Kforce Quality Assurance Environmental Coordinator in Kansas City, Missouri

Kforce has a client in search of a Quality Assurance Environmental Coordinator in Kansas City, Missouri (MO).Summary:This position provides application expertise and support for quality assurance system applications/business functions. This position is responsible for overall coordination of planning, scheduling and documenting of application migrations for pre-production projects. The migrations may be multiple migrations for various pre-production projects or individual migrations for a single pre-production project. Migration information will be coordinated and compiled from various sources including but not limited to; project team members, developers, business stakeholders, consultants, third party vendors and user groups.Duties:

  • Promoting quality in migration by facilitating the end to end migration process

  • Work effectively with IT Development, Infrastructure Teams, QA, Change and Configuration Management to coordinate, and plan the daily tasks essential for a successful deployment of code into test environments

  • Coordinate migration verification for test phase entrance and exit criteria

  • Coordination and documentation of appropriate approvals prior to application of configuration/code to test environments

  • Coordinate with the respective business functional and technical teams including application and infrastructure owners to reduce outage time in environments to minimize testing impacts

  • Schedule and conduct status meetings as necessary

  • Maintain a repository of accurate status/approvals of patches/code/configuration changes for test environments and documentation of any applicable risks and issues

  • Facilitation of status updates of testing defects associated with environment patches and migrations

  • Communicate effectively across multiple teams including external vendors

  • Timely and accurate communication of testing events, daily status, and test execution results

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 5 years of experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development

  • 2 - 4 years of previous release and or project management experience

  • 2 - 4 years of experience with HP Application Lifecycle Management

  • Understands and considers standard concepts, best practices and procedures related to application development

  • Expertise in a limited number of programming languages/application systems while becoming increasingly familiar with additional programming languages and/or application systems

  • Working knowledge of multiple application systems/business functions with expertise in selected systems/functions

  • Working knowledge of business goals, software quality standards and best practices

  • General PC knowledge including Microsoft Office expert level knowledge of Excel, working knowledge of SharePoint

  • Working knowledge of QA processes and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology

  • Working knowledge of Subversion (SVN)

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively with all levels of employees, both technical and non-technical

  • Establish cooperative relationships with departments

  • Facilitate small to medium project testing team meetings effectively, accurately and timely

  • Search for and identify alternative and/or innovative solutions to technical problems

  • Use planning skills to manage and complete projects on time and on budget

  • Exercise sound judgment when making decisions

  • Quickly adapt to multiple demands and rapidly changing priorities

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00