Testing Coordinator

Posted 18 January 2023
Location Houston, United States of America
Job type Contract
DisciplineIT
Reference8290

Job Description

Testing Coordinator

Location: Houston, TX

Description

Establish a testing strategy and plan and run the testing space on a large-scale ERP transformation program, O&G / SAP4 Hana experience would be a plus, Jira and automated testing experience is a must have, prefer SQL for Teradata to snowflake migration experience. This is a hybrid role, we would prefer the lead is onsite at least 2/3 days a week to mimic the current team schedule, during testing times this lead would be onsite to oversee testing activities.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and manage the Testing strategy / approach with the ability to feed into an overarching plan

  • Identify dependencies / risk tied to the overarching plan and raise those to PMO

  • Manage and initiate testing logistics onsite and offsite.

  • Support the preparation of the performance test environment, coordinate with team members to ensure development of materials necessary

  • Ability to scale alongside a fast-moving environment

  • Coordinate directly with team members to ensure successful completion / execution of the test plan

  • Tracking testing status and milestones using Jira

  • Manage the delivery of the project documents and quality of deliverables for overall testing adhering to all audit requirements

  • Resolve and track critical issues / failures to minimize project risk factors – escalate as necessary

  • Communicate early and often with clients, sub-contractors, and vendors to establish cordial/effective working relationship

  • Report on project progress and communicated relevant information to stakeholders


Business Analysis

  • Quickly understands the business issues and data challenges of client's organization and industry

  • Identifies client organization's strengths and weaknesses and suggests areas of improvement from a testing perspective

  • Facilitates large workshops / testing sessions

  • Reviews and edits requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solution


Required Skills

  • 5-10 years’ work experience in Upstream, Midstream and/or Downstream oil and gas is preferred

  • Overall test strategy and implementation experience

  • Ability to manage a large-scale engagement, including test planning and coordination alongside program BA’s

  • Possesses critical thinking, decision-making and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal

  • Ability to adapt to different roles and clients effectively

  • Works collaboratively with team

  • Ability to manage technical or functional teams


Nice to Have Skills

  • Supervisor experience/role

  • Strong leadership skills

  • MS Proficient

  • ISTQB Certification