|Published||November 23, 2022|
Senior IT Testing Specialists provide leadership and technical guidance to test teams and has accountability across multiple functions. Creates test deliverables (for example, strategies, plans and test cases) and performs hands-on testing for internally developed or external purchased products. Types of testing may include system, integration, regression and end-to-end testing. Senior IT Testing Specialists deploy or execute job streams for creating test beds as appropriate, design test scenarios, author test scripts, execute tests and track defects to certify that applications meet the approved system requirements. Senior IT Testing Specialists collaborate with other IT staff as appropriate, to review and understand system requirements and design, review test strategy and design, identify resolution for defects identified during testing, and also to analyze and make specific recommendations on usability/functionality improvements that can be integrated into business processes. Essential functions: • Creates a test approach, identifying scope of testing with risk-based approach for each feature or scope of work in a project effort identifying test environments, dependencies, constraints, prioritizing test cases and scheduling time for the testing. • Responsible for ensuring end to end testing methodology including all appropriate documentation and requirements. • Sets up software and hardware in the test lab, per specs. • Ensures test results are accurate, thorough and appropriately documented. • Communicates results and coordinates logistics to the Systems Analysts, Developers, and other key IT staff and leadership as appropriate. • Documents problems or results inconsistent with expected results. • Performs quality assurance tests on all work and performs detailed analysis on test results. • Certifies application for release to the next testing stage or to the production environment. Generates and distributes periodic status reports for testing. • Sets up and executes complex scripts independently. • Sets up test data beds based on data matching specific test conditions. • Creates and executes moderately complex SQL queries. • Executes automated test scripts. • Writes/coordinates resolution of system defects. Ensures appropriate hand-offs and re-testing • May provide technical guidance to other IT Testing Specialists. • Participates in requirements gathering sessions or solicits information on incomplete requirements. • Participates in facilitation and coordination of user acceptance testing. • Design tests to aid learning and mitigate risks. • Work with developers to create automated tests. • Work with business analysts and business stakeholders to undertake exploratory testing. • Ensures stories contain specific acceptance test conditions which communicate objectives to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. • Knowledge of performance and security vulnerability testing is a plus. • Assist product owner in coming up with the acceptance criteria for user stories. REQUIREMENTS: • Must have strong knowledge of SDLC. • Must have strong knowledge of leadership in end to end coordination and resolution. • Must have strong knowledge of Testing concepts. • Must have strong knowledge of PeopleSoft HRMS and PeopleSoft Payroll. • Must have experience coordinating with business partners on test executables. • Thoroughly understands As-Is and To-Be business processes to understand what's changing • Ability to communicate with the business in business language and with developers in technical language • Must have strong PC skills and demonstrated proficiency in the MS Office Suite products • Experience with testing management tools: • Must have the ability to extract data utilizing moderately complex SQL queries • Ability to read logical and physical data models and understand the relationship between various tables • Ability to clearly identify data needs and requirements for the respective test efforts • Ability to execute automated test scripts as needed PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The preferred qualifications listed below reflect desired knowledge, skill, and/or experience. Additional Preferred Qualifications: • Various Domain experience; Health Care, Financial, etc • Experience using Agile, Waterfall, or hybrid methodology • Specific tools, languages and specialty skills may vary
Quality assurance, peoplesoft, peoplesoft financials, oracle, Manual testing
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Quality assurance,peoplesoft,peoplesoft financials,oracle
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Required Experience: 5-8 years of Professional experience in an IT related field preferably in a development or testing environment REQUIRED EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in an IT related field or relevant work experience
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