CTG TEST COORDINATOR in Cheektowaga, New York


Location: US-NY-Cheektowaga

Job Number: 17203855

CTG is seeking a Software Test Coordinator for a 4-6 month W2 Contract in Buffalo, NY.

As Software Test Coordinator, you will be responsible for the coordination of all activities related to the successful planning, documenting and testing for a given project. With input from Technology and Business Partners, establish, document and communicate the overall testing strategy and approach for the project, including interaction between Business Analysts, Technicians, Quality Assurance, and Clients.

Essential Position Responsibilities:

  • Use corporate standard software, Master Test Strategy and Test Plan templates, and other tools to create clear, complete, and useable documentation in accordance with corporate standards.

  • Coordinate the creation of all test plans for incorporation into the traceability matrix (unit, integration, system, UAT, etc.).

  • Identify and develop synergies between the various teams to optimize the testing life cycle.

  • Develop, execute and modify Master Test Strategies and Test Plans.

  • Documents and executes the Test Escalation Plan to mitigate or counteract project risk.

  • Facilitate formal reviews of Master Test Strategies and Test plans with the project team.

  • Define and maintain a dashboard that will track and communicate the overall test progress for test types identified in the master test strategy.

  • Define, update, and communicate the Master Test Calendar to the project team.

  • Adhere to the recommended Software Development Methodology process, practices, and deliverables.

Nature and Scope:

The incumbent works under the supervision of the Overall Project Manager and Technology Project Manager.

Directs the development and execution of holistic test strategy/plan for enterprise strategic projects.

Oversees the complete testing picture; coordinates Test Environment and Data, Unit, System, System.

System, Systems Integration Testing, End to End Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Performance testing, Cyber Security Testing etc.

Ensure that Defect Triage meetings are conducted and documented.

In conjunction with the Project Manager, oversees obtaining and scheduling appropriate test resources in a matrix managed environment.

Interacts on a regular basis with Technology and Business partners as well as vendors.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree, or in lieu of degree four to five years relevant work experience.

Minimum five years relevant experience in application development / system integration / project management.

Demonstrated experience in software testing services.

Two years of test lead, development lead or project management experience.

Demonstrated leadership capabilities from a project management perspective.

Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively present to the target audience (technology, business, offshore, etc.).

Demonstrates diplomatic negotiating and elicitation skills.

Strong understanding of Technology Application Architecture/Language and various Software Development Life Cycles.

Excellent time management and organization skills with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; detail oriented.

Prefer candidate with understanding of applications being supported and knowledge of interfacing / integrated applications.

Technical Skills:

Solid PC skills with a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Microsoft Project knowledge is a plus.

Excellent knowledge of complex IT environments with multiple interfaces. Additional Skill Requirements.

Demonstrates a strong understanding of the business environment and needs within the area of responsibility.

Ability to understand technical, business and operational impacts of a project or problem.

Working knowledge of phase gating approach to project management. Exposure/knowledge of other project methodologies valued.

Strong and proven problem solving abilities, bringing resolution and applicable alternatives to the table.

Understanding of HP Quality Center and/or other test management tools a plus.

To Apply:

Email your resume to the Recruiter, Craig Sandlin at craig.sandlin@ctg.com OR apply via the link on this site.


CTG is the most reliable IT services provider, built on 50 years of meeting our commitments to make technology work for clients and deliver real business value. CTG provides industry-specific IT strategy, services, and solutions that address the business needs and staffing challenges of clients in high-growth industries, including major technology companies, large corporations, and government entities located in North America and Western Europe.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work Company by Modern Healthcare (since 2013) in North America, and a Best Places to Work Company in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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