System Testing and Validation Consultant

Published date Posted on Indeed on Jun 19, 2021


Emergent Talent, a division of Emergent Method, is looking for energetic candidates to complete testing activities of a large statewide system. This full-time, remote position is tentatively scheduled to continue through November 2022 (with the potential of an extension).

The ideal candidate must be experienced, self-motivated, and adept in handling a wide range of system-testing tasks. This individual must be flexible, able to work in a fast-paced environment, and willing to embrace the challenges of supporting the continued development and success of a growing workforce, which may consist of remote or mobile work on a regular basis.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with different project tracks to understand, develop, and test product requirements
  • Support functional testing, deployment activities, and defect-resolution processes
  • Support the execution of scenarios for test cases including functional, regression, and smoke tests
  • Ensure components meet technical design requirements
  • Document test results and work with developers and business analysts to interpret functional requirements
  • Address, triage, and report defects found during testing
  • Track defect statuses using Jira and help create dashboards to track item progression
  • Host meetings with development and client counterparts to resolve issues that occurred while testing
  • Create documentation using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Demonstrate the ability to organize and form team management processes
  • Report statuses to the client and internal management regularly
  • Follow documentation to create, edit, and read external interface files
  • Build and maintain rapport and a work agreement with the client and other team members


Ideal candidates should possess the following knowledge, skills, and/or abilities.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to quickly review and understand documentation to support testing
  • SQL experience utilizing simple select queries and joins
  • Experience performing IT application testing and/or User Acceptance Testing
  • Experience in system-testing tools (such as Jira and Jama)
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Basic understanding of Louisiana’s corrections programs/systems is preferred
  • Experience in the system development life cycle or related coursework is considered a plus
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and pick up additional skills


Emergent Method is a Louisiana-based management consulting firm focused on helping companies and organizations innovate, grow, improve their performance, and achieve their missions.

We do this by bringing people and ideas together to understand opportunities, let ideas emerge, and create multi-faceted solutions with results greater than the sum of their parts. We come from diverse backgrounds that lend to expertise in solving complex problems, implementing impactful change, helping our clients navigate shifting landscapes, and seizing opportunities – including those they had not seen before. From strategic planning and organizational design to project management and strategic communication, we are dedicated to helping our clients adapt, innovate, and grow – pushing systems, agencies, and industries to new heights, while developing strategic, systemic solutions and processes to support those goals.

We opened our doors in 2012 and have been recognized for growth and achievement over the years, including the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report and Junior Achievement's Company of the Year (2017), Consulting Magazine’s fastest growing consulting firms (2018, 2019, 2020), Inc. Magazine’s fastest-growing private companies in America (2018, 2019, 2020), LSU’s 100 fastest growing alumni owned business (2018, 2019, 2020), and the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry’s Company of the Year (2019).

We are dedicated to seeking the same measures of continuous improvement for the clients we serve and supporting them in all actions of planning, growth, and emergence to the forefront of their industries.

To learn more about Emergent Method and our team, visit our website at

Emergent Method and associated entities are equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis or any protected class under federal, state


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