Road Scholar Boston, MA, USA
Apr 26, 2018
Job Description Title: User Acceptance Testing (UAT) Lead Status: Full-time professional position Reports to: Director, Business Analysis and Solution Design Location: Boston, MA Position Summary Manages the user acceptance testing process to verify that requirements and business objectives are successfully met. Writes test plans, engages with business users to determine if the delivered functionality satisfies the requirements, and works with development with resolve identified issues. Essential Functions · Reviews business requirements and functional specifications to understand the functional and technical requirements. · Develops user acceptance test plans by analyzing business requirements and engaging with project team members and subject matter experts as necessary. · Manages user acceptance testing process with business users, identifying the testing team and setting up a testing schedule. · Tests functionality alongside business subject matter experts and on own in order to test the delivered functionality in real-world scenarios. · Tracks issues uncovered during testing. · Collaborates with external and internal development teams to address issues found during UAT, and validates that corrective actions taken by development resolve those issues. · Supports activities throughout the software development life cycle. · Communicates status of UAT activities to project teams and IT and business leadership. Additional Responsibilities · Collaborates with and supports IT business analysts and business representatives during the requirements elicitation process. · Supports the development of the business analysis and solution design team, including participating in the creation and implementation of templates and improvement of the relevant sections of the development life cycle. Skills, Knowledge and Competencies BA/BS degree or equivalent experience and 5+ years of experience working in a software design, development, QA, and/or UAT role. Strong communication skills. Effective investigative and analytical skills. Excellent writing skills. Attention to detail. Experience with traditional and agile software development life cycle activities. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to manage competing priorities, meet agreed upon deadlines, and deliver high-quality materials. ROAD SCHOLAR SUPPORTS DIVERSITY IN OUR STAFF, PARTICIPANTS AND PROGRAMS. Company Description About us With learning adventures across the U.S. and around the globe, there,s no doubt not-for-profit Road Scholar offers the greatest collection of educational travel adventures on earth. Think of us as a university of the world for adults. From Arizona to Antarctica, from Buenos Aires to Bangkok, from the Southern Hemisphere to the Northern Lights, each of our 5,500 educational travel adventures takes learning to a new dimension.