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UAT Tester - Long-term Contract

UAT Analyst

For our direct client in Northern NJ, we seek an experienced User Acceptance Testing (UAT) Analyst to join their team, for a long-term (12-24 mo.) project.

This position will be 95% remote, but we would like a candidate who can drive to the Northern NJ site perhaps once or twice a month for team meetings, starting in 2022.  

The User Acceptance Testing (UAT) analyst is responsible for ensuring the code delivered by IT meets both functionality specified by the Business Analysts and the meets the ultimate needs of the business. They are responsible for reviewing and understanding the business requirements, creating a comprehensive set of testing to cover the functionality both in isolation and in combination, and to perform the tests themselves. Ultimately it is their responsibility to identify the defects and document the circumstances the defect was identified and able to retest their defects.

The UAT analyst will:

  • Collaborate with key business stakeholders and IT in the analysis and delivery of enhancements and projects
  • Coordinate, and execute tests to validate the solution delivered meets the business needs
  • Provide oversight for business readiness plans, including communication, training and production validation
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to other business analysts

Responsibilities include:

  • Analysis and interpretation of Business Requirements, and where necessary, elicitation of further information from Business Analysts and Product Owners
  • Creation of test scenarios per user story to be validated by the Business Lead, scripts and other UAT documentation including the identification and extraction of custom data for use in testing
  • Execution of UAT against previously defined and signed-off business requirements or user stories, including fixed defects ready for retest
  • Collation and reporting of test results for all documented test scenarios
  • Provision of information to relevant parties to allow informed decisions to be made Highlighting key issues and problems relating to the product sign-off once the testing phase is complete
  • Establish good working relationships within IT and across the Business teams
  • Be part of a cross functional team and advise this team on testability of business requirements
  • Carry out analysis of business requirements as part of the review cycle/signoff process and give recommendation to Business Leads
  • Support and enable delivery of projects through completion

Skills Desired:

  • Strong QA Analytical and Logical Skills
  • Strong Data Analysis Skills
  • Strong SQL background
  • Experience preparing and executing acceptance testing of new or revised modules
  • Providing feedback to the development group on usability, functionality and quality of user experience
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities on an ongoing basis.
  • Ability to negotiate priorities and resolve conflict.

Immediate interview and hire  (via Video) – send resume today for immediate consideration!Job ID: 4862

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