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VA VistA Test Engineer

Tampa, FL 33602
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The Health group provides solutions to help government healthcare agencies lower administrative costs, reduce fraud and abuse, and improve the quality of services for individuals. We also provide analytics that combine clinical knowledge with big data technology and techniques to transform petabytes of data into meaningful solutions for our customers.


Planned Systems International, a Government Contractor, has an immediate opportunity available for an experienced information technology Senior Systems Analyst in our St. Petersburg, FL office to support our Veterans Administration (VA) customer. Testing & Technology Support team provides independent testing for software and applications for the VA. Reporting to the Test Manager, this position will be a knowledgeable VistA subject matter expert and a resource for the entire TTS team. The team interacts with the customer and/or Product Development (PD) project team to gain an understanding of the application requirements and conformance criteria. Members of this group build test environment, to create test data for the testing the VA applications and those applications specified for joint DoD/VA activities.
Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:
The ideal candidate will possess strong analysis skills in the Healthcare domain. The successful candidates core responsibilities will include, but not to be limited:
Constructing tests utilizing an appropriate testing methodology, testing requirements and designs.
Supporting the creation of test plans, test documentation, and providing Fileman and data expertise.
Analyzing and evaluating existing Healthcare applications and systems operability with minimal oversight.
Understanding and interpreting Healthcare application business rules, requirements, and functionality.
Analyzing technical application documentation and identify potential testing and implementation risks.
Understanding file structure in VistA.
Researching and understanding the relations between different packages.
Extracting data from VistA and transforming in required format.
Setting up clinical and other data in various packages for testing of multiple VA and interagency projects.
Communicating protocols in VistA - setting up Task Manager, Logical Links, etc.
Installing KIDS and related VistA patches.
Understanding design and architecture of projects specific to any dependency to VistA.
Performing requirements analysis, writing properly structured test cases, test plans, and test results.
Ensuring that the functions of the system under test meet or exceed all established functional and business requirements.
Participating in collaborative meetings and work well with the customer.


Bachelors degree in Information Systems Management, or related field and at least 5 years related experience. An equivalent combination of education and relevant technical or Healthcare experience may be considered.
5 years experience in systems analysis, and requirements validation.
4 years experience with VistA and Fileman data and data structures.
Must have an understanding of healthcare applications and technologies.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Must be able to mentor other team members.
U.S. Citizenship is required. Candidates selected must successfully pass a thorough Government background screening process requiring the completion of detailed forms and fingerprinting.
Additional Desired Qualifications:
Experience with Automated Testing Tools and SQL (HP Tools, Quick Test Pro).
Experience working with MUMPS/Cache.
Experience using HP Quality Center or Application Lifecycle Management.
Experience using IBM Rational ClearQuest
Must be able to achieve a VA Position of Trust

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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Posted: 2019-11-09 Expires: 2019-12-08

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