SMTS-IT Qual Assur

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Responsibilities

Senior PeopleSoft HR Quality Assurance  and web and mobile based applications Tester

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES
 

Manage projects and author status reports and presentations for upper management
Review requirement specifications for testability
Validate that technical design documentation meets requirements
Produce and support work estimates
Develop testing strategies to effectively and efficiently test new capabilities and bug fixes, balancing thoroughness, risk and speed to production
Develop and maintain comprehensive test plans and test cases to verify functionality, data integrity, security, and overall usability of software
Automated and/or manual execution of test plans
Work closely with development and product owners to ensure specifications are consistent with all quality assurance needs
Track defects and prepare defect reports for development and client teams
Liaison between development teams and client teams during user acceptance testing

Subject Matter Expert on testing an application area with ability to write and execute manual and automated testing for many other applications
Learn systems quickly and understand feature interaction and how code changes can affect other areas of system
Provide guidance to and assist junior quality assurance engineers
Excellent verbal and written communication presentation skills 
 
COMPETENCIES

Functional/Technical Skills
Strong Analytical and problem solving skills
Time management / organization skills
Self motivating
Date driven
Creativity
Learning on the Fly
Priority Setting
Dealing with Ambiguity
Motivating Others

Join our Information Technology team where you will work on new technologies and find ways to meet our customers’ needs and make it easy for them to do business with us. You will regularly lead multiple small to medium-size projects or one large project and perform project management activities such as planning, sizing, configuring and scheduling. You will develop resolutions to complex problems creatively and make decisions that impact projects & staff members.

End-to-End System Analysis & Design
• Analyze architecture, relationship between systems, and systems flow of end-to-end designs
• Guide others to assess system usage trends and identify potential performance constraints with inter-system designs
• Forecast usage demands for continued performance across the breadth of the system stack and recommend reliable end-to-end designs & modifications
• Evaluate solution’s alignment with the end-user experience and enhance user experience

Software / Application Development & Architecture
• Develop systems & applications using complex algorithms to deliver business functions or architectural components
• Recommend languages best suited for the architecture of a system or application
• Improve architecture designs and mapping form to function by exchanging information with colleagues regarding system architecture development

Testing
• Execute & modify QTP scripts
• Participate in the testing of projects of medium size and complexity
• Test business processes/products across applications

IT Network Infrastructure
• Design, test & troubleshoot networks & network configurations
• Guide colleagues in troubleshooting and resolving complex performance issues
• Resolve complex system issues and handle escalations of complex performance issues

Technical Documentation & Communication
• Document processes by thoroughly understanding system capabilities & performance
• Develop materials in technical language to convey the business value of technical solutions
• Identify mutually beneficial solutions by recognizing different audience concerns & styles
• Present analysis, ideas & recommendations confidently & clearly to gain buy-in
• Provide meaningful advice to drive the development of solutions to meet customers’ emerging technology needs

Project Management / Risk Assessment
• Plan, track & report on complex projects with various work-streams for consolidated execution
• Establish a clear roadmap for project delivery involving shared resources to manage parallel efforts
• Identify areas for improvement and understand the accompanying impacts, dependencies and risks

Qualifications

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
 
*7+ years in developing and executing manual and automated test cases for PeopleSoft applications and/or  Intranet / Internet Web & Mobile based Applications
*Experience with leading a small team and collaborating with offshore peers.
*Extensive experience with user interface testing, batch process testing in highly complex and heavily integrated application environments
*Experience with all phases of software testing (Project management, Functional, Integration, Test plan creation and execution, Regression, User Acceptance, and Release Management)
*Experience with requirements reviews with developers, other quality assurance engineers, and other stakeholders such as project managers and/or business partners
*Authoring status reports and presentations for upper management
*Strong data analytics skills and authoring complex SQL queries.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field
 
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
Telecom experience
Offshore / multi-shore coordination experience
Experience software development using PeopleSoft technologies and/or SQR
Business analyst experience

• B.S. in related area or equivalent work experience
• 6+ years of experience in a related discipline
• Solid understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle phases, including system analysis, design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation
• Good understanding of computing software, hardware and networking infrastructure
• Strong listening and communication skills
• Excellent teamwork & collaboration skills
• Strong project management and problem solving skills
• Certification(s):
• Programming Language(s):
• Hardware:
• Software:
• Application(s):

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer m/f/d/v.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer m/f/d/v.