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QA Director
Ref No.: 18-13165
Location: Pleasanton, California
  • Act as an advisor and a mentor to the Quality Assurance Program Manager
  • Evaluate existing testing processes and recommend improvement
  • Establish software testing standards and best practices
  • Evaluate and recommend appropriate technologies based on product needs and industry trends
  • Develop creative solutions including script automation
  • Encourage innovation of process and creative testing methodologies
  • Work closely with State Fund management to determine feasibility of product features

The tasks for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Supplier Personnel are required to use electronic time tracking software administered by State Fund to record all chargeable time and to follow procedures related to use of the system provided by State Fund. Timely entry of electronic time tracking will expedite payment of times.
  • Ensures that all project documentation is produced in the standard format. Internal documentation is subject to review and approval from a State Fund subject matter expert prior to delivery to State Fund.
  • Attends and contributes to project meetings
  • Participates in problem and issue resolution
  • Promotes high quality, scalable, and timely completion of project timelines

Technical Knowledge and Skills
  • Well verse in all aspects of Quality Assurance
  • 5+ years of Quality Assurance Experience in a lead capacity
  • Management exposure within a large scale QA program
  • Testing knowledge in an enterprise-class system with multi-tier architecture
  • Understanding of Oracle E-Business Suite Application R12 and its architecture
  • Knowledge of SQL, PL/SQL, and UNIX shell scripting i
  • Knowledge of RICEW (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Extensions, Workflow)
  • Experience in performing Oracle E-Business Suite Application Administration
  • Knowledge of Oracle Forms 10g, Reports 10g, OA framework, XML publisher
  • Good Knowledge of working with Oracle databases 10g and above
  • Technical and Functional Knowledge with Procure to pay life cycle, Human Resources Management System, and Finance Modules
  • Customer support including process flow, browser, functional knowledge, extract data
  • 5+ years experience in MS Word, Excel(Advanced), Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project, and Quality Center knowledge
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Track record of good time management, prioritizing projects and estimating work

Demonstrable Skills
The Consultant resource(s) shall possess most of the following skills:

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze information and identify and formulate solutions to problems
  • Provide more in-depth analysis with a high-level view of goals and end deliverables.
  • Extensive knowledge of and proven experience with data processing systems, and methods of testing and moving solutions to implementation.
  • Strong knowledge in project management practices and ability to document processes and procedures as needed.

· Experience with scripting languages (e.g. python, PERL) and SQL
  • communicate effectively with users at all levels, from data entry technicians up to senior management, verbally and in writing.
  • Self-motivated, working closely and actively communicating with team members to accomplish time critical tasks and deliverables
  • Elicit and find gaps in user requirements and/or problem description information, and record this information accurately
  • Convey and explain complex problems and solutions in an understandable language to both technical and non-technical persons
  • Present technical solutions to management and decision makers
  • Think creatively and critically, analyzing complex problems, weighing multiple solutions, and carefully selecting solutions appropriate to the business needs, project scope, and available resources
  • Take responsibility for the integrity of the solution