User Acceptance Testing Coordinator
The User Acceptance Testing (UAT) Coordinator will drive user acceptance testing processes and teams through the script writing and execution of test scenarios, and also:
- Based on project/functionality requirements creates and executes user acceptance test plans and test scripts focusing on the end user experience and expectations.
- Logs software defects using issue tracking tools.
- When appropriate, forms and manages a team of testers to achieve the desired results including hitting certain dates.
- Estimates the necessary time to complete the testing.
- Performs screen-based testing: verifies that individual application screens are performing correctly; ensures that the flow of information and data entry is logical and correct based on the application’s business requirements; verifies that the new functionally added to an existing screen has not adversely affected the existing functionality on that screen.
- Performs business-process testing: ensures that all business related functions and processes are supported by the application: ensures that the flow of data and screens is logical for each business process; ensures that security and access requirements are met; tests the application with “real” scenarios; tests all batch processes; tests for performance related problems, tests the application’s interfaces with other mission-critical systems.
- Performs report testing: ensures that the new reports meet the requirements, ensures that the data extracted for the new report is correct, ensures that any reports tested are in the correct format and that they are logical.
- Assists in documentation of procedures and training material
- Provides final UAT sign off
A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Some college is preferred. Prefer at least 3 years’ experience using TCTrust including 1 year using TCAdvisor and Liberty or comparable financial industry experience.
Must be able to write test scripts from user requirements. Must be able to successfully manage a team of employees from various departments assigned to perform UAT that does not report to the Coordinator. Must be able to design Excel spreadsheets and Word documents using basic functions. Must have strong testing skills and/or strong skills in the financial services industry.
Must possess the ability to communicate the state of a product to stakeholders in order to analyze risk prior to production. Must be able to juggle tasks and priorities to meet rapidly changing deadlines. Must be self-motivated. Must be able to work independently once assignments are given.