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QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM MANAGER

Kelly Services
Austin, TX 78703
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**BH: 3702852**


***** MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ON AN EMPLOYEE BASIS ***** **_NO C2C_** ***** REMOTE-Onsite BLEND *****


*****NOTE*** If your experience is not in this area of specialty, please refrain from sending your resume.**


**_Our Client is expanding and currently seeks a_**


**QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM MANAGER**


**_For a 12+ month assignment with possible extensions!!_**


**LOCATION: Austin, Texas**


***Light travel both nationally and internationally ***


**Position is currently remote, but must report to the office when COVID restrictions are lifted.**


**Leverage your QUALITY ASSURANCE - TESTIN LEADERSHIP skills to help take your career with our Client to** **the "Next Level" for** **_2022 and beyond!_**


Our Client is seeking a Quality Assurance Program Manager to architect, plan, coordinate, execute, and provide progress reporting of UAT processes and activities for cross-functional, regional, and/or global projects. This involves cross functional interaction with business teams, UAT testers, and the IS&T department to ensure flawless planning and execution of UAT activities. The role also includes issue resolution/management for all UAT activities and requires the skills to negotiate through tight deadlines and demands from competing parties. The ability to gain alignment by proactive partnering with all levels across both the Business and IS&T communities is a key to success.


**You will:**


+ Work with PMs to understand the project scope and functionality to be tested

+ Establish a timeline to deliver UAT in line with major project milestones and deadlines

+ Estimate resource requirements to complete UAT

+ Identify Risks and appropriate mitigation plans for UAT

+ Drive UAT planning meetings and activities

+ Responsible for communicating system impacts on UAT schedules

+ Present UAT procedures to Business Groups and Project Teams

+ Responsible for working with Project Manager to get correct test scripts updated by Business prior to UAT

+ Responsible for setting up test tracking tool for each UAT

+ Responsible for ensuring the UAT environments, and required data setup are available to support testing

+ Responsible for UAT Status Reporting (Major Projects)

+ Responsible for managing issue escalations within IS&T or Business teams to allow testing to continue

+ Responsible for reporting progress status on UAT activities and issues to the project team and management

+ Drive technical root cause analysis across multiple systems and ensures issue resolution

+ Coordinate with PM and IS&T to identify and workaround system updates and test system outages

+ Occasional travel both nationally and internationally based on project needs


Skills and Experience:


+ 5+ years business experience in a UAT/QA/Testing role

+ 5+ years of advanced knowledge of various software development lifecycle methodologies

+ Excellent leadership, listening, communication, and presentation skills

+ Team player with proven adaptability and inclusion

+ Experience architecting, implementing, and optimizing testing strategies and management systems

+ Experience planning and managing multiple small to medium testing efforts at one time

+ Experience with test automation tools and frameworks

+ Experience with the manual testing of web applications and using UI automated testing

+ Experience building and leveraging Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)practices

+ Proven ability to manage to deadlines and proactively driving teams to meet established milestones

+ Excellent organizational and documentation skills

+ Technical mindset, able to understand systems and database architecture

+ Familiar with programming languages and interfaces (Python, JSON, REST API) beneficial

+ Experience with Cassandra, Elasticsearch, and JMeter beneficial

+ Experience in testing machine learning workflows and decisions beneficial


Education:


+ Bachelor Degree **_or_** **_equivalent experience_**

+ Quality Assurance certification a plus (ISTQB,ASQ, etc)


+ **There is no per diem with this position**

+ **There is no relocation budgeted for this position. If this position requires you to relocate you will be responsible for those costs.**

+ **MUST be able to work without sponsorship or VISA transfer for this position**


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


By partnering with Kelly Technology, youll have direct connections to top companies around the globegiving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. Were here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-10-11 Expires: 2021-11-11

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