Quality Assurance and Test Manager

Grant Thornton - Regional, Regional
6/11/2018 6:18:42 AM
039842




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JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for a forward-thinking Quality Assurance and Test Manager to join the Innovation Delivery Team within Grant Thornton’s enterprise innovation initiative. In this important role, you will work directly with Innovation Designers and Innovation Delivery Managers, to provide innovation quality assurance services, including lifecycle test planning, design, oversight, and evaluation, and user acceptance test (UAT) development, execution, management, tracking, and reporting.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Ensures innovation user stories include acceptance criteria that can be productively used as basis for lifecycle tests and validates that all user stories, and related acceptance criteria, are adequately covered by lifecycle tests.

· Reviews test plans, cases, scripts and data, as well as test results performed by third-party software developers to determine adequacy of test strategy and qualification of solution for UAT.

· Establishes automated testing infrastructure and mentors third party software developers as they create automated test suites for unit, integration, system, and performance testing purposes.

· Continually develops improved test methods – based on proven software development quality control, and agile, test development, and continuous integration practices.

· Works with the Innovation Managers and ecosystem partners to recommend improvements to delivery processes.

· Develops test remediation and improvement recommendations where testing and quality assurance practices executed by ecosystem partners is deemed inadequate or where test coverage is evaluated as insufficient.

· Reviews system and software user stories and develops and executes UAT strategies to demonstrate innovation acceptability.

· Supports the planning, execution, and reporting for innovation UAT.

· Plans, documents, coordinates, executes, and manages execution of UAT; developing test plans, test cases, test scripts, test data, and expected results.

· Schedules and coordinates business participation in planned UAT activities.

· Prepares for the execution of UAT by training end-users and setting up required test facilities, environments, and data.

· Facilitates sessions with Innovation Delivery Managers and representative end-users to execute UAT scripts; guiding users/testers through the UAT execution process.

· Manages defects encountered and furnishes test summary evaluation reports at the end of UAT execution to provide innovation leaders with data necessary data to determine next steps (e.g., acceptance, release to a production environment).

Qualifications

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

· ‪5+ years of experience helping to manage and test agile IT projects as part of software development team and/or professional IT advisory service delivery organization.

· Thorough understanding of modern software quality assurance phases, techniques, automations, and tools.

· Experience designing and executing and managing UAT to formally verify that solution vision and requirements are fully supported by technical solutions and professionally implemented.

· Professionally communicates (verbally and in writing), as needed, with innovation team members, clients, and leaders across Grant Thornton.

· Maintains collegial and productive working relationships with teammates and clients and promote a culture of innovation.

· Experience testing SaaS, PaaS, Cloud, or web-based systems and data ingestion and analytic applications

· Knowledge of Azure, .Net technologies, languages, and formats, including RESTful APIs, HTML, JavaScript, and JSON

· Experience with Automated, Unit, and Integration testing.

BENEFITS:
Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits please visit http://www.gt.com/.

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenue in excess of $1.56 billion and operates 58 offices across the United States with more than 565 partners and 8,000+ employees

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

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Requisition ID: 039842

Regional, REG
Regional, Regional






It is the policy of the firm to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 
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