Job title: Senior Specialized IT Consultant
Job type: Consultant
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Public Sector / Government
Functional Expertise: Information Technology
Job published: 2023-03-07
Job ID: 59754

Job Description

 

Role Titile: Senior Specialized IT Consultant

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Works in partnership with clients, advising them on information technology in order to meet their business objectives or overcome problems, work to improve structure and efficiency of an organization’s I&IT systems.
  • The I&IT Consultant may be used to provide strategic guidance to organizations with regard to Information Management & IT technology, IT infrastructures and the enablement of major business processes through enhancements to IT.
  • Provides subject matter expertise in their field and highly expert technical assistance.

 

General Skills:

 

  • Acts as the technical advisor/expert on all aspects of a specific deliverable
  • Provide the quality assurance/quality control of specific deliverables
  • Anticipates and resolves problems to ensure that the deliverables are completed within budget, to the highest quality, meeting or exceeding expectations
  • Develops processes and procedures for implementing deliverables
  • Prepares reports and presentations including options, recommendations, implementation plans, etc.
  • Works with clients to define the scope of a project and to determine requirements
  • Defines software, hardware and network requirements
  • Analyzes I&IT requirements giving independent and objective advice on the use of I&IT Designs, tests, installs and monitors new systems and develops solutions and implementation of new systems
  • Familiar with change-management principles and methodology Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices

 

Must Haves:

  • Knowledge and experience in the use of DevOps tools (Jira, Azure DevOps)
  • Planning and organizing testing efforts for both large and small systems in GUI and non GUI environments
  • Experience in planning, organizing and implementing testing efforts at the specified levels of proficiency
  • Experience in coding automated test scripts to produce sets of automated test cases
  • The ability to prepare summary and detail reports describing testing activities
  • Experience with business clients, supporting user acceptance testing and participating in UAT activities

A minimum of 10 years of experience in the following:

  • Planning and organizing testing efforts for both large and small systems in GUI and non GUI environments
  • Experience in planning, organizing and implementing testing efforts at the specified levels of proficiency
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of DevOps tools (Jira, Azure DevOps)
  • Experience in coding automated test scripts to produce sets of automated test cases
  • The ability to prepare summary and detail reports describing testing activities
  • Experience with business clients, supporting user acceptance testing and participating in UAT activities
  • Experience working with/within Service Oriented Architecture and testing web services.
  • Experience working with client customer support representatives to assist in data set up for training and

Other Requirements:

  • Agile process experience - Scrum, User Stories, CI, TDD, Automated Tests, etc.
  • Execution of functional tests, non-functional tests, and systems level integration tests
  • Extensive knowledge of procedures and techniques for testing web based, online, batch, client server systems and web services
  • Experience in requirements and test plan walkthroughs and in carrying out static testing
  • Experience at the specified experience level in setting up user access and user profiles, backup and recovery, and day-to-day computer systems operations.
  • Experience working with client customer support representatives to assist in data set up for training and implementation
  • Preferred Experience working with Applications that automate internal Government Business Processes