The QA Lead will be responsible for building an Oracle testing competency within the IT department, specifically around Oracle EBS and tightly related technologies such as CRM on Demand. The candidate will stand up and grow AssuraMed’s testing capabilities in the Oracle space, working with an outsourcing solutions integration partner. Additionally, the candidate will contribute to the improvement of the overall software development and release process. The candidate will be recognized as a key individual contributor and technical leader and will be able to offer training and provide general application level support as needed. Candidate will be required to liaison with Business/System Analysts, Developers, and Business counterparts to lead QA/Testing Management for entire Oracle ERP application portfolio. The support will cut across all functional areas supported by Oracle EBS and related technologies including Customer Service, Sales, Supply Chain, Warehouse Management, Trade Management, Procurement, Financials and HRMS. In addition, candidate will drive initiatives associated with improving and streamlining some of these operations, specifically around testing process improvement and overall quality in IT delivery. This role requires solid functional experience along with good technical background in a QA lead capacity.
Act as IT leader of Oracle QA team, mentor the team members, lead the test events during project roll-outs, and guide the project team.
Define and lead the implementation of new methods and processes to improve productivity of team and improvement of the QA process.
Setup and grow the Oracle QA team in terms of talent acquisition, training and mentoring of new team members.
Lead development of test plans including identifying key risks and priorities.
Research and develop a solid understanding of the proposed requirements, both from requirement documents and design specifications.
Work with cross-functional project teams throughout the test lifecycle i.e. managing functional requirements matrix, preparing test plans, creating scripts, reviewing scripts, executing scripts, analyzing results, test reporting and test closure.
Establish processes/practices for effective testing of AssuraMed’s Oracle EBS application configurations and RICEW
Interact and engage effectively with the Oracle Functional team for planning and execution of projects and small enhancements delivery
Plan, manage & track Oracle EBS testing work plan, tying it closely with overall project and enhancement delivery work plan
Define high level test strategy as well as tactical test plans
Create and review test scenarios and test cases
Provide test execution oversight and also, as needed, execute test cases
Communicate testing results and overall projects progress status
Deploy testing tools within Oracle EBS space to improve testing efficiency and effectiveness
Stay up to date with new technologies and development approaches within the industry
Works with IT leadership and Development Manager on a daily basis providing status updates, recommendations for improvements, and other inputs.
Provide leadership, guidance and direction to a project team with varied skill levels
Guide technical team in execution of unit test plans and ensuring compliance with laid out test plans
Define, implement and enforce standards and methodologies that pertain to quality, testing and implementation.
8+ years of IT experience, with 2+ in a lead/management role
3+ years of Oracle EBS system implementation experience, either as a customer of Oracle EBS technology, or as a consultant.
3+ years of experience establishing and leading quality assurance testing efforts, including system, integration, regression, and performance testing
Experience with end to end testing, integration with multiple upstream and downstream systems
Solid knowledge of test and defect management tools and ability to drive implementation and enforcement of defined test processes and tools
Strong experience with using and/or implementing different test automation tools.
Experience implementing software engineering methodologies or process improvement initiatives.
Strong knowledge of PL/SQL and ability to troubleshoot in an Oracle EBS environment
Solid sense of accountability and sound personal judgment with the capacity to handle confidential information and escalate issues effectively
Ability to think strategically and inform/influence senior managers on business opportunities and risks.
Ability to identify and resolve issues independently in a rapidly changing environment, at times taking initiatives in ambiguous circumstances
Strong analytical & problem solving skills
Must have a bachelor’s degree in IT, Information Systems, Technology, Engineering, Science or related fields
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