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State of Massachusetts Quality Assurance Manager in Chelsea, Massachusetts

A&F IT is a unit under the Executive Office for Administration & Finance (A&F) and is overseen by the A&F IT Secretariat Chief Information Officer (A&F SCIO). A&F IT is comprised of more than 200 employees working on IT systems and applications for 15 various A&F agencies. A&F IT oversees and provides all the IT application support for these agencies to ensure their IT operations are running effectively and efficiently. The Executive Office for Administration and Finance IT (A&F IT) is hiring a Production Support Quality Assurance Manager to join the GeniSys Team in A&F IT’s DOR IT Support Bureau for the GeniSys Program. This position is being posted as an internal and external position opportunity. The selected individual must have strong Quality Assurance SDLC experience, Tax or Financial application experience is preferred. The Production Support Quality Assurance Manager will report to the Genisys IT Director and have 4 direct reports and 20 indirect reports. The candidate should be able to: * Serve as Production support lead for the GeniSys Application. * Act as liaison to DOR Tax Administration Business group. * Work with the Systems Architect, Development Manager, and Production Support managers to ensure smooth SDLC for the Genisys Platform. * Manage day-to-day operations for the GeniSys Quality Assurance team and provide updates as needed to key Application Support Management. * Provide guidance on the application with an understanding of business and technical requirements of the application. * Establish and ensure testing standards and processes along with best practices are executed for delivery of scalable and high-quality software * Collaborate effectively with all team members as well as hold weekly team meetings * Evaluate any other projects, testing, and oversee all Genisys specific piece of any projects where applicable. * Collaborate with business to prioritize quality assurance testing and ensure complete requirement gathering to provide high quality product * Serve as the foreman for the war room and other executive level meetings pertaining to the Genisys Application. * Provide oversight to the QA Supervisors in the GeniSys application. * Interact with third party partners; banking partners including credit card vendor. Preferred Qualifications * 5-6 years of hands-on experience in quality assurance * Knowledge of basic accounting methods and principles * Knowledge of Tax and/or Financial Applications * Knowledge of SQL Server database development techniques * Experience with GeniSys quality assurance testing and protocols and procedures * Knowledge of tax business processes /An external candidate recommended for a position with The Office of Administration and Finance IT, will be subject to a background check that includes checks for: state and federal tax compliance; child support compliance; education verification; Massachusetts CORI checks; criminal background checks in state(s) of current and previous residence/employment; validation of eligibility to work in the United States; and national fingerprint-based criminal background checks./ First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Please see Preferred Qualifications. *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Information Systems and Technology* *Organization: Exec Office of Administration and Finance *Title: *Quality Assurance Manager Location: Massachusetts-Chelsea-200 Arlington Street Requisition ID: 22000ER4