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User Acceptance Testing (UAT) Analyst - Long Term Contract

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Please note this role is NOT fully remote and the selected candidate will be expected to report to the Montvale, NJ office on a hybrid basis. 

Our direct client in Northern New Jersey seeks an experienced software UAT tester, for a long-term (12-24 mo.) contract.   Mostly remote, but could require 1-2 days/week onsite in the Montvale, NJ office.  

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:

  • 5 years’ experience as a testing analyst
  • 5 years’ experience working at a professional services firm
  • Prefer someone with real experience or high degree of familiarity with software development lifecycle methodologies
  • Ability to independently develop and precisely follow test scripts with attention to detail, document findings
  • Ability to independently schedule UAT tasks; excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to create strong relationships in a professional setting, the ability to multitask
  • Strong analysis, evaluation and problem-solving skills
  • Must be a self-starter with a sense of urgency, strong work ethic and results oriented team player
  • Experience working on large global projects
  • Ability to review both business and technical documentation
  • Good understanding of the SDLC and cross departmental co-operation
  • Familiarity with CRM systems, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS service models
  • Strong familiarity with MS Office and related products (MS Excel, MS Projects, MS Visio, Sharepoint),very good understanding of Test Tracking and Execution tools like HP ALM, Jeera; Familiarity with MS Visual Studio/Azure DevOps is a plus

Immediate interview and hire – send resume today for immediate consideration! 



Job ID: 5326