Job Description :
Test Lead - QA Test Analyst-IV

Client Asset Management is seeking a Test Lead for multi-million dollar technology program. IT quality assurance, ability to drive testing results through others, and ability to communicate with all levels of the organization will contribute toward the success of our technology initiative.

Responsibilities include:
-Create and define an effective test strategy; gain business line and technology commitment
-Initiates and ensure test plans cover all applications and aspects of the program in compliance with program timelines
-Plan and facilitate test execution for program
-Ensure development of test cases and test scripts
-Ensure traceability of test cases and scripts to requirements
-Create and manage test schedule; including providing status reports, reporting issues and risks
-Act as primary point of contact for defects, managing defects, notifying the project team, and assigning appropriate severity.
-Support post production and business continuity validation testing efforts, results and defect resolution
-Create an effective test strategy and gain business line and technology commitment
Provides input to development group on findings.
Initiates and documents project test planning documents in compliance to project timelines. Including
the creation / modification of test plans, test cases/scripts, test reports and evaluations.
Writes and executes tests on newly developed or acquired software to evaluate its capabilities versus system requirements and documented specifications.
May assist with technical support, software installation, problem solving and troubleshooting.
Manages and insures traceability between test cases and requirements.
Conceives and implements changes to the test plans to ensure that all software functions are thoroughly tested.
Designs and develops testing scenarios and support tools, and administers portions of the testing and support process.
Writes and performs regression test plans on new software releases and reports discrepancies.
Interacts effectively with Developers, Business and Management teams, end Users

Successful applicants will exemplify Client''s ethical principles of uncompromising integrity, respect for others, accountability for decisions and actions, and good citizenship.
Basic Qualifications
-Bachelor''s degree or equivalent work experience
-At least 10 years test lead experience for projects of all sizes including programs comprised of multiple projects with iterative implementation
- At least10 years’ experience with designing, planning and execution of system testing strategies and tactics to ensure software quality at all stages of the system life cycle.

Preferred Skills/Experience
Proficient experience in:
-Quality Center (Defect and Sprinter Modules)
-System development life cycle
-IT environment
-IT standards, procedures, policy
-Requirements analysis

Extensive experience in:
-IT quality assurance
-System testing
-System testing tools – Quality Center
-Software quality assurance
-Application testing

Information Technology
Primary Location: Minnesota-Minneapolis-800 Nicollet Mall-4th Floor
Organization: USBAM
Required to work on site
Comply with U.S. Bancorp Asset Management Code of Ethics

Schedule Full-time Shift - 1st – Daytime Travel No Average Hours Per Week 40

Required/Desired Skills

Required /Desired
of Experience

System development life cycle

IT standards, procedures, policy

Designing, planning and execution of system testing strategies

Quality Center (Defect and Sprinter Modules)
Highly desired

Requirements analysis
Highly desired