Test Lead

Test Lead

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    North Carolina, USA

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    US$70.00 - US$75.00 per hour

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    Drew Derry

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months + Possible Extension

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Test Lead
Location: Durham, North Carolina, USA
Rate: $75 per hour (Negotiable)
Duration: 6 Months + Possible Extension
Start: ASAP

Job Description Summary:
The Business Impact Testing Lead is responsible for collaboration efforts with the Quality Management Office (QMO) and business stakeholders. The role will ensure that the business impact testing efforts will focus on desired business areas of concern to determine if objectives will be met and desired outcomes achieved. The role will ensure that all enterprise business impact testing occurs and results are analyzed and shared. The role will ensure that business stakeholders are provided key business findings and impacts in order to make key determinations with respect to changes in the organizations needed as a result of impacts found.

Job Description:
*Provide inputs to Comprehensive Test Strategy (CTS) and other Key Test Artifacts: Scope, Requirements, Objectives, and Schedule to ensure alignment with enterprise/business objectives.
*Evaluate incoming requests to produce BIT scope, Impact Analysis, resource needs, level of effort, etc.
*Participate with impacted stakeholders to obtain requirements and objectives needed to create test scenarios and test cases
*Translate and review with business the requirements that will result in test cases and scenarios and obtain all approvals
*Create and oversee a BIT project schedule to support timely, comprehensive, business impact testing efforts - e.g., test collaterals, reference materials, test environment, seed data, security access, test lab
*Document, escalate and monitor resolution of test execution concerns, risks, and defects identified with QMO and Business Stakeholders
*Collect and evaluate test results from testing performed by Business SMEs against pre-defined expectations/outcomes
*Participate on projects throughout the SDLC to understand the changes and the impact to testing and the business
*Document Business Insights Report that interprets the Business Impact Testing Report findings from the lens of key impacted stakeholders - conveying the "What does this mean" and obtain final sign-offs
*Document business expectations/outcomes and ensure best practices regarding the creation of test scenarios and test cases
*Oversee the creation of business impact testing onboarding materials/target artifacts
*For all defects moving into production, host a formal Transition Meeting with Business Stakeholders and Business Partners, to provide knowledge share on business impact assessment, risk treatment plan (Accept, Avoid, Transfer, Mitigate), Plan of Action for Stop-Gap, Historical Corrective Plan and Solutions Plan
*Perform impact and predictive/forecast analysis for inclusion in reports
*Provide status reports to QMO and impacted Stakeholders

Hiring Requirements:
oBachelor's degree and 3 years combined business analysis, testing, auditing and/or quality assurance experience
oIn lieu of degree, 5 years combined analysis, testing, auditing and/or quality assurance experience
oKnowledge of related business area to be tested e.g. claims, membership etc.
oExperience in project management/reporting
oProficient with Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio

Hiring Preferences:
oBusiness Process Redesign and Analysis
oBusiness Analyst Experience - creation of business, functional or technical requirements
oRisk Management
oIncident and Problem Management
oHealthcare Knowledge - Full End-to-End Lifecycle
oProject Management - Organizational & Time Management
oOutcomes and Process Oriented - Drives action to achieve desired objectives
oAnalytical - Objective/Factual Able to forecast trends Predictive analytics
oProblem Solver - Thought Leader Strategic as well as Tactical
oExcellent verbal and written communication skills
oAbility to facilitate productive, cross-functional meetings with divergent stakeholder perspectives
oAbility to pay close attention to detail
oEffective time management and organizational skills

If you are interested in this role, can recommend anyone, or require further information please do not hesitate to contact Drew Derry on 01932 83 7792 or via email on