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Reference # : 19-00011 Title : UAT Lead
Location : Toronto, ON
Position Type : Full Time/Contract
Experience Level : Start Date : 01/27/2019  
Position Title: UAT Lead
Project Location: Toronto, ON
Contract Duration: Contract

Mandatory Technical/Functional Skills:
  • 10+ years of experience in Software Testing, Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Quality Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience leading and coordinating User Acceptance Testing (UAT). Expertise with creating User Acceptance Test Plans – including documentation of detailed test cases and success criteria.
  • 5+ years of experience working in Agile and CI/CD environment. Well-versed with BDD/ATDD automation framework and implementation.
  • 3+ years of experience in SAP Banking and SAP S4 HANA products while working in Financial sector.
  • Hands-on experience with Selenium, JIRA, Confluence, HPALM.
  • Skilled in the development and execution of robust end to end test plans and scripts.
  • Lead test documentation inspection, review and sign-off (e.g. test strategies, plans, schedule, cost estimates, test cases, dashboards, defect logs, test phase closure reports, entry/exit criteria and gating).
  • Prioritize testing tasks, ensure milestones, activities, tasks are completed as scheduled.
  • Proven relationship management/engagement skills and strong communication skills as they will be dealing with multiple lines of business, solution vendors and third parties.
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Collaborative, team player with the ability to connect across groups including managers, peers, business partners at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrates commitment to excellence by anticipating needs, identifying and mitigating risks and minimizing potential problems.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail, the ability to prioritize requests and workload accordingly, and meet deadlines.
  • Promptly identify, notify, escalate, monitor issues, recommend solutions.
  • Track financials. Identify, track resources needed to cover projects.
  • Adapts to a constantly changing environment.
  • Must be quick to learn business processes.
  • Eligible and willing to travel to client locations across Canada & U.S.
Preferred Skills:
  • Prior experience working in consulting role
  • Experience working with SAP Banking and SAP S/4 HANA solution.
  • Has worked with major banks in North America
  • Lead and coordinate User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for strategic projects involving technology changes with an emphasis on end-to-end testing.
  • Work closely with partners (line of business, technology, etc.) to ensure requirements are translated accurately into robust test plans and scripts that support the project needs.
  • Setup robust testing processes and tools to support the UAT activities. Coach client on testing best practices.
  • Leverage industry trends, standard methodologies, and leading-edge technology and process improvement on UATs
  • Leads UAT testing execution with LOB testing partners for UAT for all releases, including defect management and status reporting.
  • May be required to support more than one initiative simultaneously while coordinating projects large or small requiring creative solutions under compressed timelines.
  • Design and develop robust automation framework. Actively identify areas of automation and provide automation solutions to improve the process. Manage test automation suite.
  • Assist with Test automation framework planning. Analyze, develop, debug, execute and maintain complex automated test cases.
  • Participate and represent business in the in-sprint demo and value sessions. Help business/PO in identifying deviations in the implemented solution compared to the User stories & Epics.
  • Closely work with other test teams responsible for project/ release testing (e.g. integration, business acceptance, performance, operability, deployment verification).
Education Level Required:
Engineering Graduate Or Relevant Experience.