Cerner Testing Manager

Clearance Level
Test Engineering
Remote, Based in the USA
Key Skills For Success


Test Case Design

Testing Strategies

Test Management

Test Planning

REQ#: RQ148141
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description
Cerner Testing ManagerSeize your opportunity to improve health outcomes at a federal health agency Health Information System as a Cerner Test Manager supporting the Indian Health Service's (IHS) Electronic Health Records (EHR) Modernization Initiative. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cerner Testing Manager supporting the Federal initiative, you will coordinate testing activities among multiple stakeholders and will be the primary POC for all testing activities on the program.

The successful candidate will plan, manage, and execute tasks related to the creation of the test strategy, test design, development and prioritization of test cases, test scripts, and test data and leadership and management of the testing team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 
  • Testing Manager for an overall project including Testing Team leadership, Testing Strategy, Testing deliverables (Test Plans, Test Execution, Test Reports etc) 
  • Help lead the development of a Master Test Plan that will document processes associated with test design, test traceability, test execution (e.g., white box, black box) and the tools used for a large and complex, COTS implementation effort 
  • Design, develop, evaluate, prioritize and update test scenarios, test plans and test procedures as necessary 
  • Work closely with project managers and other stakeholders to understand product specifics and create corresponding test strategies 
  • Develop, implement, and report status for system test cases for testing. Analyze test cases and provide regular progress reports. 
  • Create documentation for tracking, prioritization and resolution of issues detected while testing 
  • Serve as subject matter specialist providing testing know-how for the support of user requirements of complex to highly complex software/hardware applications. 
  • Develop executable test procedures for interface testing, device integration, data migration testing, regression testing, and other areas as required by the project. 
  • Create project resource estimates, define metrics to track completion phase, defect reports, defect prevention, development efficiency and quality 
  • Write detailed test cases with expected results for various scenarios including positive and negative testing 
  • Execute testing on both front-end systems and back-end systems (Interfaces, cronjobs, etc) 
  • Provide recommendations to improve testing processes 


Required Skills:
  • Master’s degree (or equivalent experience) and 8+ years of experience in developing test strategies, plans, and scripts 
  • At least 8 years of experience in back-end and front-end testing including interface testing and data migration testing 
  • At least 4 years of Test Lead experience as either a Test Lead Manager or Lead Testing Engineer 
  • At least 2 years of experience with Cerner EHR
  • The successful candidate must be able to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance. 
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the year, at times if needed. 

Desired Skills:
  • Understanding of testing and evaluation of IT projects in the Federal government / experience and familiarity with the Enterprise Project Lifecycle (EPLC) is highly desired. 
  • At least 4 years of experience in federal projects and familiarity with HHS EPLC processes. 
  • Experience with Cerner device integration testing. 
  • Experience with a broad range of tools to include ALM, Rational Quality Manager, Jira and Version One 
  • The ability to analyze requirements for testability, review technical documentation to understand project architecture, and ensure traceability between various testing artifacts 
  • Experience with integration testing and verifying system/component log files for errors and warnings 
  • Experience with HL7 Interface Standards (Version 2.x/Version 3.x/FHIR) including a good understanding and experience in design and implementation of testing artifacts for interface testing where HL7 was the primary standard being used. 
  • Ability to examine and verify data transfer between components 
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks if necessary, handle changing priorities, be detail oriented, and able to work independently 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
 Security Clearance Level: Must be able to obtain a U.S. Government Public Trust Clearance.
Location: Remote

● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays



Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required


Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $120,000 - $180,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.