• IT Test Manager

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Painted Post
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/14/2018 9:48 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-29467
    Category
    Quality Assurance
    Position Type
    Contract (Full-Time)
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Description: This Test Manager will be managing a process, not people. 

    IT Computer Professional 
    Monday - Friday from 8 to 5PM is the typical shift. No OT without manager approval. 
    Work must be done on site in Painted Post, NY. 

    Is this assignment working on an International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) project? YES

    Responsibilities

    • Work directly with Project Management, Technical Leadership, Functional and Business resources to provide Testing and Quality Services. 
    • Focus on successful implementation of projects, meeting or exceeding the customers’ expectations. Types of projects include ERP applications, Cloud, SAAS/Packaged software, custom software, services, or infrastructure. 
    • Provide test and SDLC leadership for assigned projects. 
    • Lead, organize and coordinate all testing efforts on assigned projects. 
    • Responsible for partnering with project/functional personnel in the development of test scripts and or use cases. 
    • Responsible for reporting on testing and testing process for the duration of the project, including daily meetings, test summaries and driving the testing process and defect resolution process. 
    • Responsible for collaborating with the right teams to analyze defects to determine root cause 
    • Provide coaching, direction, and expertise on the Company's SDLC process to the Project manager and project team. 
    • Lead and facilitate SDLC Inspections of key documentation. 
    • Lead performance testing for assigned projects utilizing appropriate tool sets. If necessary, give direction to technical resources on performance or load testing scripts. 
    • Manage any impact of Project changes to testing schedule and process. 
    • Coordinate project activities across multiple groups, including vendor partners, functional teams, technical teams, business representatives and IT leadership 
    • Communicate project testing issues in a timely manner to Project Manager and Team supervisor. 
    • Work collaboratively with the Quality team, Business Analysts, Operational Receivers, Service Line Personnel and Project Services group to improve upon existing Testing and SDLC Processes. 
    • Responsible for Training Project personnel in use of Quality Center. 
    • Depending on project size and deliverables, may be assigned up to 10, or more projects at one time. 
    • Escalate all issues through appropriate channels. 
    • Work as a member of the IT Testing team to continually improve process, drive cost reduction activities and build overall domain knowledge 

    Qualifications

    Required Skills: 
    • Solid analytical skills. Ability to analyze overall project risk and make decisions based on that analysis
    • Proven Leadership/ collaboration skills. Project management/technical leadership experience. 
    • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization 
    • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization; this includes written and verbal communications as well as visualizations 
    • Strong work ethic and positive attitude. 
    • Self-starter, highly organized, detail oriented team leader and team builder. 
    • Ability to adapt to and succeed in a fast paced, changing environment. 
    • Strong presentation skills. 
    • Fosters an environment of collaboration and teamwork. 
    • Exhibits strong critical thinking skills. 
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects. 
    • Ability to teach and mentor others. 
    • Effective conflict resolution skills 

    Desired Skills: 
    • HP Quality Center knowledge and experience. 
    • Knowledge of business process mapping and documentation of business requirements, systems design, and technical standards. 
    • SAP Cloud Applications (Success Factors/S4 Hana) knowledge/experience. 
    • Automated testing experience 
    • Performance testing experience using Performance Center tool 

    Education/Experience: 
    • BS in Computer Science or Equivalent with 3+ years PM or Technical Leadership experience preferred 
    • Associates degree required with 5+ PM or Technical Leadership experience 

    Travel: 
    • Limited/Project related travel 

    Manager must haves: PM or Technical Leadership skills. Communication, analytical skills, leadership and technical acumen is essential.

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