Sr. QA Test Lead (Workday)

Buffalo, NY 14201

Posted: 03/04/2019 Employment Type: Contract - 1 year+ Industry: IT Job Number: 1256 Pay Rate: Negotiable

Lighthouse is seeking a Senior IT QA Test Lead for a long term contract in Buffalo, NY.

Primary Responsibilities Include:  

  • Document Both Technical and Business Requirements 
  • Create and present Quality Assurance test plans
  • Create and present production readiness assessments
  • Development of test effort estimation based on requirements and scope, time, effort, and resources
  • Develop test strategies that focus on both manual and automated testing
  • Actively participate in requirements and design walkthroughs to ensure requirements are correct, unambiguous, and verifiable
  • Review Business Requirements, Functional Specifications, and Test Cases to understand the functional and technical requirements in order to test the application and verify those requirements are successfully met
  • Work in conjunction with the business partners, analysts and development teams on test strategies and ensuring that applications meet requirements and are of high quality
  • Provide Quality leadership on multiple projects and initiatives
  • Leverage knowledge of multiple complex applications and provides subject matter expertise to set direction and create test strategies and test plans for multiple releases.
  • Participate in cross-functional discussions to review the impact of application changes from both internal and external interfaces on the quality of their applications
  • Assign duties and monitor quality of work; assure staff follows IT QA best practices, methodologies, and processes
  • Create test scenarios for technology changes. Conducts test scenario and test plan walk-throughs
  • Execute test scripts and documents both passed and failed tests.
  • Thoroughly performs root cause analysis and documents defects where the actual results do not successfully meet the expected results
  • Serve as an escalation point for QA testers to help ensure project impediments are resolved as quickly as possible
  • Create test schedules and requests allocation of resources for individual projects or initiatives
  • Write and review detailed defect reports to assist development teams with the investigation and resolution of defects
  • Facilitate defect management, triage and prioritization meetings
  • Ensure requirements, testing and defects are thoroughly and accurately documented following ITQA standards utilizing Quality Management tool
  • Manage SDLC checkpoints to ensure the technical team has all the necessary documentation and information to move to the next phase of the project
  • Assess readiness of application based upon test results and requirements specifications
  • Accountable for the overall quality of major projects delivered to the business while analyzing, coordinating, and tracking test efforts
  • Identify opportunities for testing automation and facilitate creation of standardized test suites where appropriate
  • Support QA leadership with information for issues escalation or concerns

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage all Quality and Requirements surrounding a Workday Implementation.
  • Assisting in the requirements gathering for Data Migration and Data Integration of the Workday Project.
  • Setting the test strategy for all aspects of the workday project including the migration, integration, reporting, and workflows.
  • Work closely with business and technology partners utilizing both business requirements and technical requirements to develop testing strategy, facilitate the creation and execution of test scripts, track and help resolve defects and ensure that all testing is conducted and documented in adherence with IT Quality Assurance standards.
  • Applying proven testing methodologies to support the delivery of quality IT deliverables, ensuring that changes are, on-time, and on-budget, to specification and with the highest quality.
  • Work with the team to mitigate risk, bridging the gap between current and desired quality levels by balancing short-term needs with long-term perspectives of success.

Requirements Include:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience working as a Test Lead for large complex organizations
  • Health Care experience a plus
  • MANDATORY:  Experience implementing an ERP
  • MANDATORY:  Experience working on multiple complex projects as the Test Lead 
  • Experience implementing Workday preferred
  • Strong experience creating Test Strategies for Large complex data migrations
  • Strong experience creating Test Strategies for data integrations 
  • Experience documenting data mapping 
  • Experience documenting data integration requirements 
  • Extremely strong communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Communication:  the ability to explain to business and IT team members the value of testing and to explain the test strategies in the way that they will understand
  • Ability to lead both business and technology in Testing efforts 
  • Ability to handle multiple different and complex personalities with ease

Requirements Include:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience working as a Test Lead for large complex organizations
  • Health Care experience a plus
  • MANDATORY:  Experience implementing an ERP
  • MANDATORY:  Experience working on multiple complex projects as the Test Lead 
  • Experience implementing Workday preferred
  • Strong experience creating Test Strategies for Large complex data migrations
  • Strong experience creating Test Strategies for data integrations 
  • Experience documenting data mapping 
  • Experience documenting data integration requirements 
  • Extremely strong communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Communication:  the ability to explain to business and IT team members the value of testing and to explain the test strategies in the way that they will understand
  • Ability to lead both business and technology in Testing efforts 
  • Ability to handle multiple different and complex personalities with ease

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