The Quality Assurance Lead for Source to Pay Transformation leads planning, scheduling, and execution of all test phases over the program roadmap and will assist in the design and potentially development of test automation using Parasoft and SOA Test

* Strong leadership experience for this role.
* Strong organization skills and ability to organize and lead test efforts.
* Ability to create reports, speak to the results and tracking progress towards goals.
* Deep understanding of testing strategy

In collaboration with the project team, devise the test objectives, organizational test policies, test strategies and test plans
Estimate testing and negotiate to acquire the necessary resources.
Devise the approach for test automation, when test automation is appropriate and plan the effort, provide input into tool selection, and ensure team training occurs
Lead, guide and monitor the analysis, design, implementation and execution of the test cases, test procedures and test suites.
Ensure proper configuration management of the testing software and traceability of the tests to the critical business capabilities.
Ensure the test environment and associated test data is put into place before test execution and managed during test execution.
Schedule tests for execution and then monitor, measure, control and report on the test progress, the product quality status and the test results, adapting the test plan and compensating as needed to adjust to evolving conditions.
Write summary reports on test status.
Provide a recommendation prior to code release based on testing results.
* May perform light project management role to lead small efforts like code/config deployments to environments,

Experience leading testing activities across multiple teams
Is familiar with standard test metrics and able to report status to broad list of stakeholders
Very comfortable in the use of Rally for managing testing, features
Extremely familiar with Agile concepts, has worked on agile teams and able to make recommendations for improvements
Able to lead a small team that will be implementing test automation
Experience with SAP upgrades and implementations
At least 6 months of availability to work at Client
Experience leading and managing a group of analysts
Familiarity with Client Quality Center test management software
Is familiar with the Client environment

Minimum Educational Requirement: Bachelor's degree preferred, HS diploma or equivalent required for US candidates.