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Independent Verification & Validation Analyst

Quality Assurance | Bismarck, ND | Full Time

Job Description

About the Company

The Greentree Group is a professional services business comprised of talented analysts and problem-solvers who work with clients around the world on programs ranging from start-up business process consulting situations to planning the modernization of major information technology systems. Our people are key in developing and executing strategic and tactical plans and share in the challenges and rewards of working for a small company. Our team of experts can tackle the toughest problem and solve it right—the first time! What makes The Greentree Group successful is our outstanding people who hold a spotless record of customer satisfaction. We’re focused on doing business better—to better our client’s business!

About the Opportunity

The Greentree Group employees are truly valued and treated with respect. You’ll be working with an outstanding team with an impressive track record. We need a talented individual to fill the potential role of an IV&V Analyst in support of a state client in the Bismarck, North Dakota area. The successful candidate will be responsible for a number of processes, including, but not limited to the following:

  • Assisting in completing all contract deliverables, including ongoing project status reports.
  • Collaborating with the project team including State Agency Project Team, Project Manager, the Implementation Contractor, and the Project Support Services Contractor.
  • Reviewing all software vendor deliverables (e.g. design specifications) for the assigned functional scope area for accuracy, completeness and correctness; confirming decisions from Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) meetings and previous deliverables are included and correct.
  • Identifying, analyzing, and documenting software defects; assisting developers in analyzing and resolving defects.
  • Reviewing quality control processes and identifying areas needing improvement.
  • Monitoring project activity related to any SDLC process assigned (e.g. data conversion), providing real-time observations as appropriate, and documenting issues/risks for the IV&V team based on industry standards and best practices.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field.        Experience in lieu of degree may be considered.
  • Minimum of five (5) years working experience in the public sector Health and Human Services (HHS) IT industry and in IV&V.
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of experience in consulting projects.
  • Experience providing Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) services for enterprise IT applications.
  • Experience and knowledge of IT industry standards and best practices.
  • Experience with software testing and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Risk Management and IT Governance experience.
  • Experience scheduling and moderating IT meetings and coordinating technology and staff resources.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and work effectively under tight deadlines.
  • Good organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills.
  • Candidates must be United States citizens.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with:
    1. Medicaid business processes
    2.  MITA

    • Requirements traceability (tools, methods)
    • System design, development/configuration and implementation
    • Development and operational environments
    • Data conversion
    • Data design and governance
    • Interfaces
    • Testing and validation (including unit, system, integration, regression, user, acceptance, capacity/performance testing; simulations)
    • System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) documentation
    • Performance planning and service level agreements
    • Procurement planning, including pricing models
    • Project and Program Governance
    • Software estimating models and methods
  • Experience and knowledge of IT industry standards and best practices.
  • Experience reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating business systems and user/stakeholder needs.
  • Experience with project management and SDLC processes, and specifically requirements management, risk management and issue management.

The Greentree Group offers an attractive, flexible benefits package and outstanding growth opportunities. For more information on who we are, visit us at When applying for this position, please submit resume and salary requirements to job code ND-IVV-20-025. A National Agency Check (NAC) and/or background check may be required. No relocation is offered with this position.  

Greentree is an Equal Opportunity Employer: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.