Specialist Platforms UAT Lead at WinMax Systems

Category: Developer/Engineer, QA
Location: Austin, Texas

Specialist Platforms UAT Lead (8090461)

6 months Contract
Austin, TX
Job Description
We are seeking a rotational role for UAT Lead (6 months) to manage complex, global initiatives across Sales, Service and Order Administration. Candidates will be responsible for managing cross-functional and cross-organizational User Acceptance Testing to test, build and roll-out innovative technology and business process solutions that increase efficiencies, improve customer satisfaction, and drive revenue.
**Key Qualifications** 
  • Proven track record of leading strategic projects combined with the ability to execute at tactical project-level activities and tasks
  • Minimum of 2-5 years experience in-depth knowledge and experience in project and process management
  • Cross Functional project experience
  • Knowledge of industry best practices, third-party providers, and technologies
  • Experience working on projects for teams based globally
  • Possess experience and comfortable working with virtual team members globally
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and business process re-engineering skills along with a maniacal attention to detail
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Great “can-do” attitude, a team player with strong interpersonal skills to build good relationships with stakeholders
  • Ability to work with ambiguity
  • Able to work independantly with minimal supervision
  • Self-motivated, driven individual who is comfortable working in a global, matrixed, fast-paced environment
  • Resourceful in getting what’s required to get the job done
  • Multi-tasker and organized, with proven abilities to manage multiple projects at one time
  • Some travel may be required, both domestic and international
  • Non-standard work hours required: early mornings, late nights and weekends
  • Well-versed in SAP and order creation a plus
  • Leverage industry trends, best practices, leading-edge technology and process improvement to continually improve UATs
  • Build and maintain regression script libraries that can be leveraged across projects for testing scalability
  • Participates in technical and functional design meetings to ensure requirements are clearly defined and testable
  • Identify and write test scenarios, test cases and scripts as needed
  • Ensures the existence of development and test environment standards
  • Responsible for the management and execution of detailed test plans to verify software functionality and adherence to business requirements
  • Responsible for test project status reporting, defect tracking and risk assessments
  • Coordinates with assigned IT, Project Manager, Business Analysts, Operations, Product
  • Support and Development members to deliver a solid platform for the business users to conduct UAT
  • Supports release deploys and production issues to ensure customer satisfaction and success.
  • Participate in Systems’ Deployment/Cutover and Readiness activities
  • Develop and maintain key UAT documentation to ensure the proper amount of structure is applied to enable project success (ie UAT Kickoff, UAT Planning, etc)
  • Gather and synthesize detailed, global business requirements and design specifications
  • Facilitate project-related testing, roll-out, and lessons learned work
  • Provide innovative leadership in implementation of improved/standardized QA techniques
  • Influence and direct project teams to follow the defined approach/processes within WW Ops BPR
  • Prepare detailed schedules with target dates for deliverables, prioritizes and monitor activities
  • Provide timely updates and elevate critical risks to Program Managers
  • Measure and track testing results in Radar
  • Provide functional subject matter expertise
  • Build and maintain modular, end-to end and regression script libraries that can be leveraged across projects for testing scalability