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Business Systems Analyst - Testing Lead
Ref No.: 18-19321
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Title: Business Systems Analyst - Testing Lead
Duration: 12 Months with possible extension
Location: Minneapolis, MN
 
Feedback/Update from Supplier Call on 8/6:
  • Experience leading a testing effort on a large-scale project across multiple test streams
  • Candidate would not do actual testing themselves. They would be responsible for the development and implementation of an overall test strategy
  • Human Resources experience preferred
  • Workday and/or Workday implementation experience preferred
  • JIRA experience preferred

Details: Our client, a national financial leader, is looking for a Business Systems Analyst responsible for the development and implementation of an overall test strategy and plans to ensure all aspects of systems are tested and ready for go-live. In this role, you will be accountable for end-to-end BSA testing tasks, including leading project teams through testing, issue resolution, and implementation.
 
MUST HAVE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
  • Strong BSA experience
  • Strong understanding of large scale testing efforts, processes and systems in use
  • Experience with end-to-end BSA testing tasks, including leading project teams through testing, issue resolution, and implementation
  • Experience translating for the business or technology in order to facilitate effective collaboration
  • Proficiency with process and testing tools (e.g. Excel, Visio, JIRA, etc.)
 
SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lead, influence, communicate and interact with people of all levels across the organization and external partners
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively influencing decision making at various levels of the organizations
  • Ability to handle changing priorities, manage multiple tasks and work within tight timeframes and deadlines
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop, approve and manage the Implementation Test Strategy and each test stage Test Plan.
  • Direct day-to-day tester activities based on the project plan and required task
  • Confirm that the test strategy/plans are communicated to stakeholders
  • Responsible for the development and management of a project plan for testing that supports the master project plan
  • Responsible for management of risk, issue, decision logs for the test work stream
  • Responsible for management of test scenarios and development of test metric reporting for each test phase
  • Accountable for management of defect logs through the test phases, including the tracking of overall defects, resolution, and provides status reports to the PMO.
  • Ensure all quality standards and techniques are followed, including compiling and publishing artifacts and deliverables of the company Project Management Methodology.
  • Identify and communicate risks, issues and potential solution strategies along with providing status updates to the portfolio/project manager and/or senior leadership.
 
Regards,
 
Gaurav Vatsa
13454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 120, Herndon, VA 20171
Direct: 703-889-6667 | Fax: 703-889-6500
GauravV@LanceSoft.com  | www.LanceSoft.com
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