WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff IT QA Specialist (ID# 34405) in Sacramento, California

IT QA Specialist (ID# 34405)

(IT QA Specialist) Sacramento, CA

Category: IT

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 5 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

The Company

WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. wsp.com

The Program

Here is your opportunity to work on the first ever high-speed rail program in the U.S. while growing your career on a groundbreaking project. The California High-Speed Rail program will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands. By 2029, the system will run from San Francisco to the Los Angeles basin in under three hours at speeds of more than 200 miles per hour. The system will also extend to Sacramento and San Diego, totaling 800 miles with up to 24 stations.

The Role

The California High Speed Rail Authority has awarded WSP USA the Program Management role within the Rail Delivery Partners (RDP) program delivery team. As a result, we have an immediate opportunity for an IT QA Specialist, reporting into the executive team for the program, located in Sacramento, CA. Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and execute test plans and testing strategies using automated testing tools, based on software requirements, technical specifications, and consultation with IT team members

  • Create test cases, test data, matrices, and other QA-related documents

  • Communicate with developers, product managers, and technical support specialists on critical issues

  • Perform functional tests on software deliverables

Job Requirements

The Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Computer Science

  • At least five years of experience in IT QA using automated testing tools, preferably in a setting delivering solutions to large transportation infrastructure projects

  • Reporting and presentations to the senior program leadership team

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including technical writing skills

  • The ability to work in the United States immediately, local candidates preferred

WSP offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and more. Relocation benefits are available for this position.

EOE / Veteran / Disability / Gender (M-F) / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender (M-F)/Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation