Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Financial Testing Manger, Philadelphia

Works closely with the finance operations' module leads, business owners and business analysts, and other teams to assist and supervise in the preparation and execution of the test plans, scenarios, scripts; to integrate the testing scripts into the test plan; to review test results, resources, and provide follow-up analysis as required.
• Manage and grow the Testing Group efforts of Financial Operations department in support of Oracle 11 financial suite – GL, AP, AR, Fixed Assets, Project Accounting, OTL, Billing.
• Defines, develops, maintains, and executes test scripts for Financial Operations Oracle Suite modules, projects and/or maintenance items.
• Strives to ensure that all end-to-end system requirements are satisfied for internal application users.
• Ensures project testing is complete and testing risks are identified prior to implementation.
• Manages defects from identification to closure through the Software Life Cycle.
• Responsible for managing and developing a small junior staff as the duties grow in the department.

- Defines, develops and maintains test scripts.
- Reviews test scripts and provide feedback to less experienced team players.
- Independently executes test plans and test scripts based on planned project schedules and in accordance with QA methodology.
- Manages, mentors and develops other team members
- Records and tracks defects uncovered during the execution of tests scripts. Drives defect towards resolution; proposes and designs retest cases, scripts and data.
- Provides timely and accurate status defect information and appropriate metrics to facilitate QA reporting. Reports individual status: dashboard information, open issues, risk analysis.
- Reviews requirements and specifications and provides input during requirements and specification walkthroughs.
- Develops and executes SQL queries.
- Contributes to the development of the test plans and project testing approach.
- Contributes to the development of project and release Test Plan documents.
- Understands and contributes to the process of test estimates and project schedules.
- Participates in test planning, test case design and test script walkthroughs with QA Leads. Understands testing to be accomplished and suggests changes for efficiencies within or between projects. Actively participates and contributes to the QA Design.
- Assists in the preparation of test estimates and project schedules.
- Adheres to established standards and methodologies. Utilizes tools and methodologies to improve individual effectiveness and to increase efficiencies in the QA process.
- Develops and sustains appropriate relationship with peers and other project team members.

• Significant experience in testing automation tools & processes – WinRunner, QTP, Load Runner, Test Director, etc. – and able to exploit their use.
• Strong Experience working with the Oracle financial suite and PeopleSoft applications
• Experience gained within a large-scale preferably multi-national organization
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Undergraduate degree (Accounting/Finance/MIS)
• Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills

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