WW UAT Lead

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Operations and Supply Chain

Summary

Posted: Nov 13, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200009410
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. We are seeking an experienced User Acceptance Test (UAT) Lead to manage the User Acceptance Testing Phase of a project and UAT Efficiency Projects. Candidates will be responsible for managing cross-functional and cross-organizational User Acceptance Testing to test, build and roll-out innovative technology and business process solutions that increase efficiencies, improve customer satisfaction, and drive the overall customer experience. The UAT Lead will have a deep understanding of the business process and drivers for change. Using process knowledge, the Business Requirement Document (BRD), and functional expertise, the UAT Lead will ensure quality checkpoints are established and is responsible for managing the user acceptance testing process to ensure the business receives capabilities that supports the business requirements according to the project scope outlined in the BRD along with any change requests. You will need to have exceptional UAT skills, a maniacal attention to detail, and a proven ability to influence and collaborate across all levels of the organization.

Key Qualifications

  • Proven track record of leading strategic programs/projects combined with the ability to manage to deadlines and meet cost constraints
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in project and process management. Minimum of 5-7 years experience
  • Large Cross Functional project experience with experience working effectively in a matrixed, global organization
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills (written and verbal) to all levels of organization
  • Proficient with Excel Spreadsheet
  • Excellent leadership skills that enhance program/project team effectiveness
  • Ability to develop new strategies and options for new programs/projects
  • Capital funding for the programs/projects as required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of HR processes and systems a plus
  • Proficient at managing multiple efforts simultaneously in a global environment
  • Understanding the business processes as needed by the program/project
  • Ability to perform robust business process analysis and recommend solution
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills including Business Requirement Document (BRD) and business process flow diagramming
  • Proficient knowledge of the systems implementation and development life cycles
  • Proven experience as a change agent having effectively implemented change in large cross functional organization
  • Sound technical foundation and attention to detail
  • Ability to work with ambiguity
  • Highly motivated self starter
  • Some travel may be required, both domestic and international
  • Deep understanding of quality assurance and testing practices within the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF UAT LEAD:
  • Leverage industry trends, standard methodologies, and leading-edge technology and process improvement on UATs
  • Build and maintain modular, end-to end and regression script libraries that can be used across projects for testing scalability
  • Work closely with multiple teams to define and document test automation requirements and enhancements
  • Design and develop robust automation framework
  • Perform automation test activities according to current standards and policies
  • Assess team testing activities and ensure they are completed as expected
  • Enhance automation test cases as needed due to testing issues encountered
  • Actively identify areas of automation and provide automation solutions to improve the process
  • Contribute to the quality strategy of the test automation products
  • Manage test automation suite and test

Description

The UAT Lead will have a deep understanding of the business process and drivers for change. Using process knowledge, the Business Requirement Document (BRD), and functional expertise, the UAT Lead will ensure quality checkpoints are established and is responsible for handling the user acceptance testing process to ensure the business receives working software that supports the business requirements according to the project scope outlined in the BRD along with any change requests. The candidate need to have exceptional UAT skills, a maniacal attention to detail, and a proven ability to influence and collaborate across all levels of the organization. The successful candidate provides attention to detail and focus on excellent customer experience as well as the capacity to lead and drive sizeable cross functional teams. He/She will be equally successful in communicating with program teams as well as executive teams. We are looking for highly motivated individuals with a consistent track record as well as developing innovative solutions together with teams.

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements