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Test Lead - Workday

Job Title: Test Lead - Workday
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Industry:
IT
Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH59911_1547659630
Contact Name: Reece Belcher
Contact Email: r.belcher@parity.net
Job Published: January 16, 2019 17:27

Job Description

Test Lead - Global Workday Programme - 6-month initial contract - West London.

Client seeking a experienced Test Lead / Test manager to deliver and own the Test Strategy and manage the delivery of activities and resources within the QA Workstream. You shall be responsible for describing the approach and requirements for using data during testing and design of the test approach and plan for all testing phases.

Role Duties:

Testing Workstream Setup

  • Aid in Identify proposed testing population and Subject Matter Experts
  • Facilitation of Onsite Test Strategy Workshop
  • Create Test Strategy
  • Circulate and respond to feedback on Test Strategy Document
  • Arrange Kick off for Test Team (including SMEs)
  • Review of quality setup with key stakeholders (Dawn, Mark, etc.)

Manage Test Team to deliver:

  • Test Scenario building and sign off to agreed project timelines
  • Review and sign off coverage and depth of test scenarios
  • Ensure testing activities complete on time and to agreed quality threshold
  • Provide weekly/monthly reports on progress and quality
  • Highlight risks and issues to either project deadline, scope or quality
  • Escalate risk and issues as appropriate
  • Triage defects found
  • Proactively identify areas of concern and recommend appropriate actions to improve quality
  • Provide sign off at appropriate (defined) stages throughout the project lifecycle for quality activities.
  • Weekly meeting with Quality Manager to review progress, risks, issues and OFI.

Manage Unit Testing

  • Agree final set of Configuration Unit Testing scenarios
  • Aid in facilitations of Onsite Customer Confirmation Sessions
  • Configuration Unit Testing
  • Final issue resolution and re-tests
  • Facilitate Configuration Unit Testing exit call
  • Sign off unit test completion

End to end Test Planning

  • Review Draft E2E Test Plan
  • Sign off E2E Test Plan
  • Deliver E2E Test Plan to the team
  • Agree final set of E2E Testing scenarios
  • E2E Onsite / Workshops (TBA)
  • E2E Testing
  • Ensure coverage and depth of testing is adequate to allow the next test phase to progress without issue.

Manage UAT Testing

  • Prepare Draft UAT Test Plan
  • Coordinate Sign off UAT Test Plan
  • Agree UAT Testing population / communicate
  • Plan Training for UAT population
  • Co-ordinate UAT Testing
  • Triage issues identified
  • Escalate risks and issues
  • Manage final issue resolution and re-tests
  • Provide daily/weekly (as agreed) status and sign off report for UAT activities

Skills Required:

  • Extensive experience of leading testing across large Cloud HR software implementation projects
  • Extensive experience of dealing with complex payroll integrations to and from an HR System
  • Professional and effective working relationships with internal teams and suppliers
  • Stakeholder management and adoption of an appropriate Governance model within testing
  • Understanding of the appropriate risk level acceptance by impacted stakeholders
  • Experience working with 3rd party suppliers and ensuring quality of deliverables meet expectations
  • Experience in delivering and implementing enterprise-scale software solutions. Cloud HR & Workday implementation experience preferred.
  • Keen ability to quickly connect business requirements with the functional capabilities of the application
  • Expert in the assessment of business objectives, formulating solution options, and driving stakeholder support

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