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System Tester (208836)

  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment
  • Topeka (Full-Time)

Posted: Aug 04, 2023


Job Description:

The System Tester (K0236104) will need to leverage business analyst skills to understand and review requirements, while collaborating with the systems’ business users across agencies to assess business needs resulting in system changes. Sees those changes through successful user acceptance testing and implementation readiness.

Understands system design and applies that information to write test conditions and test scripts/scenarios, reviews the scenarios with business users for accuracy and comprehensiveness, executes them and validates expected results against actual results. Performs research functions including planning, designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating testing activities in order to ensure accurate results.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

Uses testing software tools and methodologies to test system batches, interfaces, conversion, reports, and overall application functionality for KDHE, DHCF computer systems, especially the two large Medicaid systems: Kansas Eligibility Enforcement System (KEES) and the Kansas Modular Medicaid System (KMMS). Evaluates the test results, research issues and log defects, while participating in defect retesting and triaging as deemed necessary.

If applicant resides out of state; relocation to Kansas prior to start date is a position requirement.


  • One year of experience in collecting, evaluating, studying, or reporting on statistical, economic, fiscal/budget, legislative or administrative data. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.


The minimum level of education and experience required to perform the job.

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Licensing & Certification: 

  • Valid Driver’s License – Incumbent is required to have and maintain a valid driver’s license when operating a state vehicle, a private vehicle, or a rental vehicle for the benefit of the State.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Any additional skills, experiences, or qualifications that would be beneficial, but aren’t strictly necessary.

About the Position: 

  • Who can apply: Anyone (External)
  • Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified
  • Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (Flexible schedules available)
  • Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes
  • Veterans’ Preference Eligible: Yes

Employment Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
  • Sick & Vacation leave
  • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
  • Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
  • Fitness Centers in select locations
  • Employee discounts with the STAR Program
  • Retirement and deferred compensation programs

How to Apply:

Specific instructions for applying, which might include submitting a resume, cover letter, list of references, or completing an online application.

  • Please include the Job ID number (208836) when emailing.

Job Application Process:  Only applications submitted within our State of Kansas Careers Portal will be considered.

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  • Complete or update your contact information on the State of Kansas Careers Portal > My Contact Information page. *This information is included on all your job applications.
  • Upload required documents listed for each specific job posting.
  • Start your draft job application, upload other required documents, and Submit when it is complete.
    • Manage your draft and submitted applications on the Careers> My Job Applications page.
  • Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter.
    • Email – sent to the Preferred email on the My Contact Information page
    • Notifications – view the Careers> My Job Notifications page

Contact Information:

[email protected]

Salary Range

$ 22.16 to 25.05