Job Description :
Position : Sr. Software Quality Assurance Consultant
Location : Somerset, NJ
Duration : 3 Months Contract to Hire

Conduct training sessions at the beginning of the project(s) on SQA principles and best practices to be adhered to on the project(s)
Coach on requirements change control (initiation, analysis, approval and closure)
Coach on tool adherence and tracking data integrity across Requirements tools, HPQC and MS Project Server
Monitor and ensure Stage Gates are observed, executed, and signed off on Sample Stage Gate Document for Quality auditing after each stage is complete and complete stage gate assessments
Monitor requirements quality and adherence to standard tool (ensure all sign-offs before system-tool entry)
Assure that proper Requirement Change Control is adhered to, and reported on monthly
Reviewing MS Project Server for integrity of plans, progress; change management and training of staff as necessary
Ensure SDLC metrics are collected and analyzed using statistical tools
Perform findings analysis and provide recommendations and execution for process optimization
Perform deliverable review with respect to software engineering best practices
Document deliverables checklist review as prescribed by SDLC
Generate weekly reports

Required Skills:
8-10 years of experience working as a Software Quality Assurance Consultant, Process Consultant, QA Consultant, SQA Auditor and/or IT Auditor
Knowledge of MS Office
Strong Agile experience
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Needs to have a hands-on mentality
Certifications or training in ISO, CMMI, Six Sigma methodologies, CSQA, Agile
Experience with PLM and PLM software (SAP PLM, Enovia MatrixOne, etc

Desired Skills:
Prior Consulting, QA, Process and/or Technical experience with SAP ERP
Knowledge of SDLC definitions, maintenance, and consulting
Certifications in Scrum
Experience in process definitions or metrics