PPT Solutions, Inc.
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

401(k), Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Education, Supplementals

PPT Solutions, Inc. is seeking an IV&V Technical Lead in the National Capital Region with responsibilities for executing Independent Verification and Validation assessments in an agile, DevOps environment for complex IT systems.

Description of Responsibilities of the IV&V Technical Lead:

Lead the IV&V team in the technical performance of the Statement of Work.  Responsible for providing technical direction for all activities, ensuring execution is within defined performance, cost, and schedule parameters. Lead all technical activities and interface directly with the customer technical lead.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of the IV&V Technical Lead:

  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree in a related field, e.g., Computer Science, Management Information Systems
  • Must have at least 10 years of relevant experience in performing Verification & Validation activities, preferably with large scale information technology and database systems
  • Must have at least 10 years of experience in leading technical teams
  • Must have in-depth knowledge/expertise in the following areas:
    • DHS Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) or equivalent lifecycle process, with emphasis on testing in an agile environment
    • Continuous Development/Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery methodology
    • Developmental Testing
    • Operational Testing
    • Lean, Six Sigma
    • Section 508 Testing
  • Expertise in the following tools:
    • JIRA
    • LeanKit
    • New Relic
    • GitHub
    • Jenkins
    • Maven
    • Ant
    • SONAR
    • RuboCop
    • RubyCritic
    • Splunk
  • Expertise with the following languages:
    • Java
    • JavaScript
    • Ruby on Rails
    • Go
  • Must have knowledge in the following areas:
    • Microservices
    • Cloud computing
    • Statistics
  • Must possess excellent communication (oral and written) skills, attention to detail, problem solving and excellent customer service skills
  • Must have experience with Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Project
  • Approximately 10% travel may be required
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and able to pass a government background investigation

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of the IV&V Technical Lead:

  • DHS Test Certifications, e.g., DHS OAST
  • Familiarity with DHS USCIS applications
  • Introduction of new technologies and best practices

At PPT, we value our employees.  You can take comfort in the fact that here you will be treated as a professional, given room to grow and compensated with a benefits package to care for you and your family.  You have made the decision to do meaningful work and we believe you should be rewarded for that decision.  Explore our website and learn more about what it means to be a part of PPT Solutions. 

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