Sr. Software Quality Analyst-SAP

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary: US$110000 - US$110001 per annum
Sector: Retail and Distribution Type: Permanent
Reference #: PR/064681_1574700947

Advanced technology professional participating in technical design, development and implementation experience in large SAP implementations (in retail) across multiple modules.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and deliver Test Strategy document by collaborating with developers, architects, product owners and business

Identifies testing scope across multiple test levels

Interfaces with Architects, Senior Developers and Product Owners to clarify requirements

Works independently to develop and test programs of varying complexity and scope for SAP modules

Establish and implement approach for managing test data

Extend verification points to ensure function point failures are not repeated

Perform execution of automated and/or manual test cases and report on results

Maintain test assets/library

Verify defects through analysis to confirm application failure or maintenance required on test assets

Report clear concise defects discovered through testing and escalate where appropriate

Analyzing opportunities for automation of test execution, results analysis, test data creation and environment configuration

Identification of test environment configuration necessary to support test execution

Analyzes for opportunities to increase testing efficiencies in development deliverables

Identification of root cause for test failures

Works within the project team and test team to address issues and report status

Works with the Developers to collaborate on deliveries to test environments and debugging of results

Coordinates manual and/or automated test execution with other team members

Analyze functional requirements and system design to determine test strategy/plan for both manual and automated testing approach

Develop manual and/or automated test cases based upon test strategy and test coverage

Help develop test tools and techniques based upon the test strategy and coverage; Extend test automation frameworks to support test strategy

Work with Developers on defining deliverables based upon test strategy

Execute test cases and analyze failures for root cause

Contribute to the continuous improvement of the test execution and analysis of results

Provide recommendations in the area around test automation strategies, tool selection and test environment configuration across products

Decision making opportunities in the areas of functional test coverage, metrics analysis and quality assessment

Evaluation/selection of appropriate tests, testing methods, etc., leveraging technical expertise to make independent decisions

Preparation of daily/weekly reports as needed

Specific Job Knowledge

BS in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent experience

6+ years of experience in a QA role in a large enterprise environment

Proven experience in developing test scripts in manual and/or automated test environments

Proven experience with manual and/or automated test execution including scheduling, monitoring, and troubleshooting

Responsibilities require analysis of variety of complex options, and ability to make independent decisions on unique or varied matters

Broad knowledge of hardware and software platforms

Fundamental programming knowledge (e.g., organized, structured, commented code)

Experience with Configuration Management principles and tools

Proven experience with Test Management and Defect Management Tool usage and configuration

Demonstrated understanding of Quality Control and Quality Assurance

Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills. Good troubleshooting skills. Strong attention to detail required

Experience with complex products desired

Ability to lead small projects and teams

Identification, development and utilization of metrics for decision support

Mentoring skills and experience

Ability to analyze business requirements and overall system design to drive test strategies

Experience in these modules is required - Finance - AP/AR, FI-CA, Project systems, Tax , Treasury , Business planning & Consolidation , Fixed Assets

Exposure to these modules is an added plus -SC/MM - MM, IM, LE, QM (quality management), WM Warehouse management

Integration between FICO and MM/IM SAP modules: account determination, etc.

Knowledge and hands-on experience with SAP integration and extension methods: IDocs, BAPI, BADI, etc.

SAP IS-Retail Merchandising , Master Data (Articles, Vendors, Merch and Article Hierarchies), Assortments,, Pricing, Promotions, and etc.

Exposure to at least 2 full life cycle SAP IS Retail implementations

SAP experience