Title: User Acceptance Test Analyst
This is a W2 position with Advantage Resourcing. Will not accept resumes from recruiters or agencies.
Location: Uptown Charlotte, NC.
Length: 18-24 months
Job ID: #334497
Hourly rate: $52/hr.
The Sr. UAT Tester will create, prepare and implement system user acceptance reviews for designated brokerage products, platforms, and services. Responsible for primary development of testing strategies. Consults with users, providing advice and direction. Successful candidate must demonstrate independent judgment to perform complex analysis of business requirements and system specifications; lead and prioritize testing activities for projects involving onshore and offshore teams; execute test plans and scripts to facilitate complex testing activities; provide specific technical guidance on defects to product owners, business analyst and developers; and give direction to less experienced testers.
Position will focus on:
Test Planning and execution efforts for the eBrokerage supported changes on various projects
Requirements understanding, hands on testing and issue identification, classification, resolution, and reporting.
May lead and direct other testers and contractors on all the test coordination tasks on assigned efforts
Coordinate efforts to communicate, resolve and retest all issues identified in the various projects
Coordinate test execution with key areas needed for the testing effort
May report status of testing issues to Project Team and Management
Defect triage and test issue escalation
Provide any identified training
Test Planning and execution
5+ years of information technology quality assurance, user acceptance and systems/application testing experience on both Web and Mobile platforms with specific knowledge in:
Identifying acceptance Test Cases/Criteria from Design Documentation
Creation of Test Scenarios/Test Cases
Performance of UAT execution and Defect Reporting
Documentation of defect management, regular project reports and controlled communication with business partners and developers to ensure all deliverables are achieved
Experience with working in short sprints in an Agile SCRUM software development life cycle model; good understanding of Scrum processes, team structure and roles, core principles, tools (Version One, JIRA, Rally or similar collaboration tools),and artifacts (Epics, Stories, Tasks)
Ability to work closely with business counterparts ensuring requirements are fulfilled, allowing business partners to have confidence that testing is being performed to industry and group standards
Knowledge of the Charles River Investment Management or Wealth Management Solution
Knowledge and understanding of creating test plans, test cases, test procedures, test scripts, and expected results
Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
Test planning and executing experience in systems such as: ALM Quality Center, Selenium and Version One
Strong knowledge of theQABest Practices, Software Development Life Cycle, Methodology, Testing Standards, Test Processes, and Test Methods to validate and ensure the quality of software throughtesting.
Excellent verbal written and interpersonal communication skills
Risk analysis and quantification experience
Knowledge and understanding of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) specifications and practices
Other Desired Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology and/or equivalent work experience
Brokerage knowledge and experience
Knowledge with various eBrokerage systems
Proven and consistent track record of delivering, supporting and testing projects which involve multiple work streams and a significant amount of risk, business, and technology change
Successful at turning preliminary or ambiguous information, ideas, or problems into well-defined plans, solutions, and test scripts
Displays a strong drive for results and is able to overcome challenges and obstacles to deliver projects and testing on time, and with superior quality
An in depth knowledge of industry standard defect management tools. - E.g. QualityCenter, Remedy, Jira, YouTrack etc.
Commercial experience and a solid understanding of QA Automation Tools - SOAtest, Selenium
Knowledge of project management, development, and testing methodologies, tools, and techniques
Ability to work independently or as a group, meet strict deadlines, prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Ability to build strong relationships with internal partners
Demonstrated ability to create and improve process through strategic thinking and leadership
Proven organization, self-management, collaborate, and leadership skills.
Problem research and resolution