Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

Lead Testing Analyst

The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) is seeking an eager, talented, self-motivated individual to join the AOC team as a Lead Testing Analyst.  Under general supervision this position is responsible for Software Testing and Analysis work of unusual difficulty.  Performs multiple highly complex activities related to the verification and validation of software quality, and executes other related work duties as required.  An employee in this class should possess an advanced understanding of the Testing Analyst duties/functions, and is typically expected to lead a team of testing analysts in the testing and quality activities for one or more projects or business applications/programs.

Responsibilities include: Develops or specifies quality assurance standards, measurements, methods, or procedures to determine product quality or release readiness. Develops testing guidelines that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability. Communicates effectively any risks associated with the agreed test strategy and the test plan to clients, users and stakeholders for transparency and visibility into the testing process. Defines testing estimates in terms of complexity of product to provide visibility into the completion of test execution. Reviews business requirements to create test plans, test scripts, and/or test cases. Plans test schedules or strategies in accordance with project objectives, commitments and product solution methodology. Creates, provides input and/or delivers the User Acceptance Testing Plan to gain consensus from stakeholders on the acceptance testing approach. Uses test case management tool to enter or update test cases and report progress. Uses defect management tool to enter or update defects and report progress.

Education and/or Experience:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s and three years professional experience in one or a combination of the following: 1) software applications development; 2) systems analysis or design; 3) testing and quality documentation and execution; 4) business analysis and process design.  One of the three years must include being a team leader on a testing or quality team.   Substitution of Experience for the Education: Qualifying experience in one or a combination of the following areas may substitute for the required education, on a year for year basis, to a maximum of four years: 1) testing and quality assurance work, or 2) any information systems work including but not limited to computer programming, or information systems analysis (e.g., experience equivalent to one year of full-time work in one or a combination of the above listed fields may substitute for one year of the required education).

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Location: Nashville
Department: Technology
Position Available: Immediately
Position Closing: This position will remain open until filled

To Apply

Submit an Application for Employment in PDF, a current resume, and three professional references by email to human.resources@tncourts.gov.  The Court System accepts only electronic applicant information saved in PDF format.

Thank you for taking time to submit your information for consideration. Please note that applicants will only receive communication regarding submissions if selected for an interview.

For more information: Please email: human.resources@tncourts.gov